Category Archives: Regional Wolves

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

The Alarming Decline of Denali Wolves – Oliver Starr

View the presentation by Oliver Starr at ‘Speak for Wolves event. (PDF)

Groups Petition for Emergency Action to Save Alaska Wolves – Alexander Archipelago Wolf Numbers in Dangerous Freefall

ANCHORAGE, Alaska— Environmental groups today asked three state and federal agencies to take decisive action to save the rapidly dwindling population of Alexander Archipelago wolves in the Prince of Wales Island area in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. Following up on … read more

Alaska Confirms 60 Percent Decline in Rare Wolf Population, Still Plans Trapping and Hunting Season

SITKA, Alaska— The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is planning a 2015-2016 trapping and hunting season on rare Alexander Archipelago wolves in the Prince of Wales Island area, despite scientific data confirming a 60 percent decline in the wolf … read more

Archipelago Wolves – Natural History

NATURAL HISTORY {ALEXANDER ARCHIPELAGO WOLF} Canis lupus ligoni FAMILY: Canidae DESCRIPTION: The Alexander Archipelago wolf is notably smaller and darker than the typical gray wolf, with a denser coat. On average, individuals weigh between 30 to 50 pounds, are 3.5 … read more

Scientists’ Letter Alerts U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service that Wisconsin Is Misleading USFWS

A letter submitted by nationally known wolf experts explains that Wisconsin’s misleading population estimates warrant federal oversight and possible emergency re-listing under the Endangered Species Act was submitted to the United States Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS). read more

Red Wolf Recovery Program Under Review

Emails and letters needed for critically endangered red wolves! The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission has asked for a review of the Red Wolf Recovery Program. Ending the program could spell disaster for the small, critically endangered, wild red wolf population. 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

US Fish & Wildlife Services Reopens Comment Period on Wolf Proposal

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reopening the comment period on its proposal to list the Mexican wolf as an endangered subspecies and remove the gray wolf from the Endangered Species List. read more

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