Category Archives: Front Page News

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Huge Win for Michigan Wolves – November 2016

Photo credit: MI DNR The Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled a 2014 law that enables state wildlife officials to allow wolf hunting in Michigan is unconstitutional. The appellate ruling in favor of the citizen group Keep Michigan Wolves Protected … read more

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Research Review Finds that Weak Science has Bolstered the U.S. Government’s Predator-Control Practices

Non-lethal methods were more effective than lethal methods in preventing carnivore predation on livestock generally… read more

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Blood Does Not Buy Goodwill

These findings offer the first quantitative evidence that government authorization of any legal killing of wolves appears to increase illegal killing. read more

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Predators and the public trust

Many democratic governments recognize a duty to conserve environmental resources, including wild animals, as a public trust for current and future citizens. read more

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Should Wolves be Delisted? Wolf Conservation Open Letter

The under‐signed scientists and scholars address some of the public policy questions surrounding wolf conservation under the Endangered Species Act read more

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Why Fish and Game Agencies Can’t Manage Predators: The War on Predators

An article by George Wuerthner written in 1999 that is still applicable today. read more

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Advocating for Wolves – Report Sent to Congress

View “Advocating for Wolves”, a report sent to every congressman urging to vote “No” on HR 843 and 884. read more

New Research: Saving large carnivores, but losing the apex predator?

The ecological role of large carnivores is a main motivator for their conservation, and hunting can impact the performance of large carnivores as apex predators. New research recommends that conservation goals consider this perspective. read more

"With the Wolves" – Slideshow & Poem (w/ Images & Sound)

Thank you, Sande Parker of Lincoln, CA, for advocating for wolves through this slideshow and poem: “With the Wolves”. read more

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