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Editorial: We should pursue wolves’ recovery

[large thumbnail url=”editorial-we-should-pursue-wolves-recovery” filename=”editorial” year=”2010″ month=”06″ day=”24″] [thumbnail icon url=”editorial-we-should-pursue-wolves-recovery” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”06″ day=”24″] This editorial was published in the Arizona Republic addressing the Mexican gray wolf recovery program, it’s importance and it’s challenges.

Wolf-howling in Arizona is the sound of ecological health. Yet the Mexican gray-wolf recovery program is in trouble.

Twelve years ago, a group of endangered Mexican gray wolves was released in an area straddling the Arizona and New Mexico border. The hope was that 100 wolves would populate the area by 2006.

Now this effort is “at risk of failure,” according to a new report from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It’s not surprising…

Read the entire editorial on the Web site: We should pursue wolves’ recovery

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