Wolves: Groups will challenge Trump admin removal of endangered species protections in lower 48 — Natural History Wanderings

Western Environmental Law News Release Today, the Trump administration will announce its decision to prematurely remove endangered species protections for wolves in the lower 48 states, in violation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The most recent data from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its state partners show an estimated 4,400 wolves inhabit […]

Wolves: Groups will challenge Trump admin removal of endangered species protections in lower 48 — Natural History Wanderings

Dear Kevin, The state of Washington has killed 31 endangered wolves since 2012. Of those, 26 were shot in the Colville National Forest of northeast Washington on behalf of the same cattle rancher—Diamond M Ranch—which grazes its cattle across 78,000 acres of federal public lands.The specifics are horrifying and barbaric: First, in 2012, the Washington […]

via Slaughter of wolves on national forests only possible because of Forest Service complicity–Let’s make sure these unnecessary killings are a catalyst for coexistence with wolves throughout the American West!!! — Eslkevin’s Blog

Since 2018, someone has been poisoning wolves and other animals in northern Wisconsin. Wolf Patrol believes it is bear hunters acting in retaliation for their hunting dogs killed by wolves in the very same areas. Most of the meat-laced poisons have been discovered recently on national forest lands in Forest, Florence and Marinette counties, exactly where […]

via Poisoning of Dogs and Wildlife Continues: Wisconsin Bear Hunters Are Suspected — Wolf Patrol

Center for Biological Diversity News Release Alexander Archipelago Wolves Need Urgent Help Following Record Killings in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest JUNEAU, Alaska― Conservation groups today called on the U.S. Forest Service to take immediate steps to protect Alexander Archipelago wolves on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest following word that 97 percent […]

via Record Wolf Killings in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest — Natural History Wanderings

Having had time in the previous evening to analyze my attempt to find wolves in northwestern Colorado I was nonetheless not sure what plans I should make for this day. I could repeat my search in the same area. Or I could go north, south, east or west. It was very possible that I was […]

via In Search of Wolves, Day 3 (Craig, Colorado, Brown’s Park National Wildlife Refuge, Cold Spring Mountain; Hiking Limestone Ridge) – March 07, 2020 — Rocky Mountain Hiker

From Aspen Journalism (Elizabeth Stewart-Severy): Since Colorado’s last wild wolves were killed in the 1930s, a few lone animals have been spotted in the state. So, when a pack was spotted in northwest Colorado — several months before Colorado voters decide whether they’ll support a bill to reintroduce gray wolves to the state — it […]

via 2020 November election: Western Slope prepping for wolves — @AspenJournalism — Coyote Gulch