Louise Knott Ahern — of Lansing State Journal — puts together a good synopsis of the events that led up to the federal judge’s decision to place Great Lake wolves back on the endangered species list. Continue reading
Congressional action appears to offer Wyoming its best chance at regaining state management of wolves, Gov. Matt Mead said Thursday. Continue reading
WASHINGTON, D.C.(NY Times) — A federal judge restored Endangered Species Act protection for wolves in Wyoming on Tuesday, ruling that the federal Fish and Wildlife Service accepted a state commitment to maintain the wolf population without requiring adequate safeguards. Continue reading
The remarkable chain of events that set the stage for gray wolves to gain California Endangered Species Act protections last week seemed, at times, more cinematic than real. Continue reading
PHOENIX— The Arizona Game and Fish Commission unanimously endorsed a plan this week that will make it vastly easier to kill endangered Mexican gray wolves in Arizona and New Mexico and arbitrarily caps the number of wolves in both states at 300, allowing for a number as low as 125. Significantly, the commission also recommends that management of wolves be taken away from the federal government, where it has been since passage of the federal Endangered Species Act, and given to the state, which has long been hostile to wolves. Continue reading
Today, even while the US Fish & Wildlife Service is trying to delist wolves from endangered status in the Lower-48 states, the agency posted its decision that an Endangered Species Act (ESA)
listing “may be warranted” for a wolf subspecies that has never been protected — the Alexander Archipelago wolf. Continue reading
ANCHORAGE, Alaska- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that Alaska’s Alexander Archipelago wolves may need protection under the Endangered Species Act because of unsustainable logging in the Tongass National Forest and elsewhere in southeast Alaska. The agency will now conduct an in-depth status review of this rare subspecies of gray wolf, which lives only in the region’s old-growth forests. Continue reading
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A group of experts is reviewing whether the federal proposal to lift more Endangered Species Act protections for the gray wolf is scientifically valid. Continue reading
Mexican Gray Wolf monthly status report: August 1-31, 2013 Continue reading
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has extended the public comment period until October 28, allowing the public to offer opinions on two rules which would remove wolves from the Endangered Species List. Continue reading
The Obama administration has put forth a proposal which would delist wolves in the lower 48 states – a move driven by politics and not science and certainly too soon. Continue reading
SALEM — Oregon lawmakers found common ground Thursday on at least one issue: wolves. Continue reading
Wildlife officials from western states lobbied for strict limits on federal protections for gray wolves before the Obama administration proposed to take the animals off the endangered list across most of the Lower 48 states, documents show. Continue reading
In Montana and Idaho in 2009, gray wolves were prematurely removed from the federal endangered species list. The decision left these magnificent predators subject to state management plans that were crafted to satisfy hunters and ranchers rather than to protect wolves. Continue reading
BILLINGS, Mont. — Wildlife advocates say they decided not to appeal to the Supreme Court to keep wolves on the endangered list in Idaho and Montana after their arguments were rejected in lower court rulings. Continue reading
(MSNBC) The gray wolf, soon to be off the endangered species list in Wyoming, will have a new official title in 86 percent of the state: predator. That means anyone may shoot a wolf on sight, no permit required. Continue reading
[large thumbnail url=”endangered-species-act-protection-sought-for-rare-alaskan-wolf” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”12″] [thumbnail icon url=”endangered-species-act-protection-sought-for-rare-alaskan-wolf” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”12″] SITKA, Alaska (Greenpeace) — The Center for Biological Diversity and Greenpeace petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today to give Endangered Species Act protection to the Alexander Archipelago wolf, a rare subspecies of gray wolf found only in the old-growth forests of Southeast Alaska.
[large thumbnail url=”scientists-send-strong-message-to-congress-the-esa-is-a-matter-of-science-not-politics” filename=”science” year=”2011″ month=”04″ day=”06″] [thumbnail icon url=”scientists-send-strong-message-to-congress-the-esa-is-a-matter-of-science-not-politics” filename=”science” year=”2011″ month=”04″ day=”06″] According to a story posted on Mexicanwolves.org, 1293 scientists sent a letter to Congress expressing their concern that there are legislative attacks on the Endangered Species Act.
HOWLColorado reached out to all the elected officials which represent Colorado in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives to get statements regarding the possible legislative delisting of wolves.
[large thumbnail url=”idahos-lolo-wolf-plan-put-on-hold” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”11″ day=”08″] [thumbnail icon url=”idahos-lolo-wolf-plan-put-on-hold” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”11″ day=”08″] The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have suspended the progress of the Idaho petition to kill more than 40 wolves in the Lolo zone has to undergo a review before any decision will be made.