Posts Categorized: West Coast

Wolf, © Didier J. Lindsey

Wolf Weekly Wrap-Up »

Northern Rockies Wolf Population Count and Idaho’s Claims of a Population Rise; An Encouraging Development for Washington’s Wolves; Tell Congress to Stop its War on Wolves and Other Wildlife

Condor, © Scott Frier/USFWS

Official Phasing In of Getting Lead Out »

This week the California Fish & Game Commission adopted regulations to begin implementation of AB711. When completed by 2019, California will officially be lead-free for hunting statewide – great news for wildlife like the California condor!

San Joaquin kit foxes, © USFWS

At What Cost? »

Defenders of Wildlife has been working to promote “smart from the start” principles – carefully planned projects that keep wildlife in mind. The Panoche Solar Farm is the antithesis of this approach.

Grizzly Bear Yellowstone, ©Sandy Sisti

Bringing Grizzlies Back to the Northwest »

Grizzly bears have been mostly absent from the North Cascades National Park and throughout north central Washington since the early 1900s. This year, the NPS and the U.S. FWS will start work to determine exactly what grizzly bears need to recover to healthy population levels.