Posts Tagged: Washington

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Wolf Weekly Wrap Up »

Congressman DeFazio requests wolf protection zone outside Yellowstone National Park; Great news for wolves in Washington; Update on Idaho’s wolf control board; Washington’s residents want wolves protected; Update on pups rescued from Alaska fire.

Mexican gray wolf and pup, © Joel Sartore

Wolf Weekly Wrap-Up »

Rancher Says Coexistence is the Path Forward: After losing ewes and newborn lambs to wolves over the past four years, John Peavey of Flat Top Ranch in Idaho has moved his lambing operation 20 miles south away from core wolf range avoid conflict with wolves during this vulnerable time.

Wolf rally in DC, © Defenders of Wildlife

Washington Wolf Supporters Howl for Wolf Recovery & Oppose Stripping Federal Protections »

In advance of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to strip federal protection for most gray wolves in the contiguous 48 states, the Agency denied Washingtonians the opportunity to testify in opposition by refusing to hold a public hearing in the Pacific Northwest. This did not go over well in Washington! In fact, over 100 citizens decided to host their own hearing on Sunday December 15th to oppose stripping federal protections for gray wolves.

Wolf, © Michael S. Quinton / National Geographic Stock

Teachings of the Wolves »

As long-time defenders of wolves, we love having the chance to learn from those who have strong cultural ties to these majestic predators – which is why we had such a great time being a part of this recent tribal gathering in Washington state.