Posts Categorized: Gray Wolf

Noble Wolf, © Larry Gambon

Wolf Weekly Wrap- Up »

California wavering on protection for gray wolves under state law; Defenders of Wildlife featured on the HLN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell show tonight; A close up look at the science: wolf breeding pairs in Idaho; bad bills for Mexican gray wolves in Arizona.

Gray Wolf, © Gary Schultz

California prepares to welcome wolves home, but delays on providing state protections »

Now, as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposes to remove Endangered Species Act protection for wolves throughout most of the rest of the country, gray wolves are once again at risk. Delisting would short-circuit wolf recovery in the Pacific West and would effectively mean giving up on one of our country’s most important and iconic species. Fortunately, California has an opportunity to play a meaningful role in helping the gray wolf continue to recover in the coming months and years.

Wolf, © James Brandenburg / National Geographic Stock

I Was There »

It was a bitterly cold winter morning when the convoy departed down the remote Forest Service road near Salmon, Idaho. Decades after scientists first called for the restoration of wolves in the region, the first four wolves arrived in Idaho on January 14, 1995, thanks to the Endangered Species Act…

Mexican Gray Wolf, © Scott S. Warren / National Geographic Stock

Wolf Weekly Wrap-Up »

More Mexican gray wolves released in the wild!; What does the science say: Do wolves and cougars reduce disease in their prey?; OR-7’s radio collar losing signal; Nearly 500,000 more Americans speak out against federal plan to strip wolves of protections.

Wolf, © Michael S. Quinton, National Geographic Stock

Wolf Weekly Wrap-Up »

Helicopter gunning kills 23 wolves in Idaho; Urge Secretary Jewell to abandon gray wolf delisting proposal — Call your representative by March 14; Washington wildlife agency urged to end support for abolishing federal wolf protections; The latest on Governor Otter’s wolf control board.