Posts Categorized: West Coast

sandhill cranes, © USFWS/Paul Boyte

Wildlife Refuges Under Attack »

Many of California’s wildlife refuges are vital to migrating birds as they travel up or down the coast. What will this year’s drought mean for these travelers as many of the state’s few remaining wetlands dry up?

salmon, © USFWS

Safer Streams »

Defenders and our allies have chalked up another courtroom victory – this time, to protect endangered salmon and steelhead from five deadly pesticides in the Pacific Northwest.

Gray Wolf, © Joan Poor

Wolf Weekly Wrap-Up »

A great day in California for gray wolves; Wandering wolf OR-7 fathers wolf pups just in time for Father’s Day; Defenders cracks down on Governor Otter’s war on wolves; Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks offers reward for information on wolf poached in the Bitterroot Valley.

Wolf, © ODFW

Wolf Weekly Wrap-Up »

It’s a good week for wolves, especially red wolves in North Carolina. With only about 100 left in the wild, red wolves need all the protection they can get to stave off extinction. That is why Defenders and our partners have been fighting to maintain legal protections for the last remaining wolves in the American east. And, this week, we took a step toward achieving that goal!