I’ve experienced a lot of things, but every now and again an opportunity comes along that makes me sit up – or rather, jump up and down while going “squeeee!” – and take notice. As happened when my dear friend Kerry from Over and Above Africa invited me on a hike with the Apex Protection Project‘s Ambassador Pack in Palmdale.
I was going to hike with wolves, off the leash.
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U.S. wildlife officials said Wednesday that lower survival rates among pups are primarily to blame for the lack of strong growth in the population.
WASHINGTON D.C.: SEN. BALDWIN SAYS WOLF DE-LIST BILLS ARE BOGGED DOWN IN CONGRESS
Wisconsin Republican Ron Johnson has authored a bill in the Senate and a bill has been written in the House of Representatives that would take the gray wolf off the endangered species list..The bills would force the Fish and Wildlife Service to turn the matter over to the states.
As we aged, we held the literary depictions of the wolf, inked deep into our collective social memory, against the real wolf with which few of us had any experience. In this assignment, I invite you to tell the story of a different wolf..
“This science-based plan provides a description of the Mexican wolf’s historical range to ensure proper genetic management between Mexican wolves and Canadian gray wolves that were transplanted into the northern Rocky Mountains, which are prominent in areas north of I-40,” said Jim deVos, assistant director for wildlife management for the Arizona Game and Fish Department. “This affords agencies invested in wolf recovery a pathway toward preserving and protecting the Mexican wolf from genetic swamping that would jeopardize this uniquely smaller subspecies.” Read More… Take Action! Read the plan and submit your comments. Public comment period closes 8/29/2017.
Hunters unleashing packs of dogs to tree bears in Wisconsin woods are criminally harassing gray wolves in violation of the Endangered Species Act, according to a complaint filed today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). Read More from Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin...
The decision has created a divided debate. Wolf Haven International said it supports lethal removal of these animals since it is a last resort. On the other side, a West Coast Wolf advocate said killing the wolves will only make the situation worse. Read More…