Tag Archives: Defenders

Defenders: Our Forests, Our Wolves

[large thumbnail url=”defenders-our-forests-our-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”09″ day=”09″] [thumbnail icon url=”defenders-our-forests-our-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”09″ day=”09″]  Wyoming’s wolf “management” plan includes shoot-on-sight provisions for much of the state, however, some of that is national forest, which belongs to all Americans – and that includes the wolves those forests contain.

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Year starts with positive news for Mexican gray wolves

[large thumbnail url=”year-starts-with-positive-news-for-mexican-gray-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”08″] [thumbnail icon url=”year-starts-with-positive-news-for-mexican-gray-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”08″] Population numbers for the extremely fragile Mexican gray wolves are finally headed the right direction, but the recovery is tempered by caution as the numbers still remain critically low.

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Gov. “Butch” attacks Defenders’ reimbursement program changes

[large thumbnail url=”gov-butch-attacks-defenders-reimbursement-program-changes” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”09″ day=”01″] [thumbnail icon url=”gov-butch-attacks-defenders-reimbursement-program-changes” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”09″ day=”01″] Known anti-wolf activist and current Idaho governor, C. L. Otter sent the following “opinion” to all media outlets.

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Compensation plan changes leads to troubles for Defenders

[large thumbnail url=”compensation-plan-changes-leads-to-troubles-for-defenders” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”09″ day=”01″] [thumbnail icon url=”compensation-plan-changes-leads-to-troubles-for-defenders” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”09″ day=”01″] The Defenders of Wildlife plans to change their compensation plan due to increased federal funds for reimbursements has led to a heated back and forth.

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Defenders stops paying reimbursement; focuses on working with ranchers

[large thumbnail url=”defenders-stops-paying-reimbursement-focuses-on-working-with-ranchers” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”08″ day=”27″] [thumbnail icon url=”defenders-stops-paying-reimbursement-focuses-on-working-with-ranchers” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”08″ day=”27″] Defenders of Wildlife is stopping its Wolf Compensation fund in September and has plans to instead focus on working with ranchers to improve chances for co-existance with wolves.

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Defenders: Brutal plan for Northern Rockies wolves

[large thumbnail url=”defenders-brutal-plan-for-northern-rockies-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”08″ day=”25″] [thumbnail icon url=”defenders-brutal-plan-for-northern-rockies-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”08″ day=”25″] The Defenders of Wildlife is highlighting the USDA’s Wildlife Services’ plans to wipe out hundreds of wolves in the upper Rocky Mountains. The Endangered Species Act ruling doesn’t protect wolves from the organization originally responsible for exterminating all the wolves in the region in the 1940s.

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Alaskan aerial gunners wipe out wolf pack; Defenders mobilizes

[large thumbnail url=”alaskan-aerial-gunners-wipe-out-wolf-pack-defenders-mobilizes” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”19″] [thumbnail icon url=”alaskan-aerial-gunners-wipe-out-wolf-pack-defenders-mobilizes” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”19″] A pack of eight wolves has been wiped out already, and Defenders, along with other organizations, are working together to fight this legislatively and legally.

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Defenders of Wildlife: Hysterical anti-wolf hatred hits new high in Utah

[large thumbnail url=”defenders-of-wildlife-hysterical-anti-wolf-hatred-hits-new-high-in-utah” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”02″] [thumbnail icon url=”defenders-of-wildlife-hysterical-anti-wolf-hatred-hits-new-high-in-utah” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”02″] Defenders of Wildlife is mobilizing against the harsh anti-wolf legislation currently making its way through Utah’s state senate.

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Defenders of Wildlife: Corporations sponsor wolf-killing “derbies”

[large thumbnail url=”defenders-of-wildlife-corporations-sponsor-wolf-killing-derbies” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”01″ day=”29″] [thumbnail icon url=”defenders-of-wildlife-corporations-sponsor-wolf-killing-derbies” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”01″ day=”29″] Defenders of Wildlife has started a new campaign targeting those who supported the Idaho predator derbies, in which each wolf killed earned the hunting team three points towards winning prizes.

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Another expensive year lies ahead for America’s wolf advocates

[large thumbnail url=”another-expensive-year-lies-ahead-for-americas-wolf-advocates” filename=”news” year=”2009″ month=”12″ day=”28″] [thumbnail icon url=”another-expensive-year-lies-ahead-for-americas-wolf-advocates” filename=”news” year=”2009″ month=”12″ day=”28″] After a year which was marked by a number of steps backwards for America’s wolves, wolf advocates are preparing for another year of fights – and do so by asking for last minute donations.

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Editorial: Scientifically designed plan needed to recover Arizona’s wolves

[large thumbnail url=”editorial-scientifically-designed-plan-needed-to-recover-arizonas-wolves” filename=”editorial” year=”2009″ month=”12″ day=”13″] Eva Sargent, of the Defenders of Wildlife, wrote an editorial piece for the Arizona start about the Mexican gray wolf reintroduction.

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Endangered Mexican gray wolves get a boost on road to recovery

[large thumbnail url=”endangered-mexican-gray-wolves-get-a-boost-on-road-to-recovery” filename=”news” year=”2009″ month=”11″ day=”20″] [thumbnail icon url=”endangered-mexican-gray-wolves-get-a-boost-on-road-to-recovery” filename=”news” year=”2009″ month=”11″ day=”20″] The Mexican gray wolves – which the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center is fortunate enough to have two of – got positive news after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service took over control of the highly endangered species.

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