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Judge Orders Idaho to Destroy Elk and Wolf Wilderness Data

By KEITH RIDLER, ASSOCIATED PRESS BOISE, Idaho — Jan 19, 2017, 7:37 PM ET Idaho must destroy all information collected from tracking collars placed on elk and wolves obtained illegally by landing a helicopter in a central Idaho wilderness area, a federal … read more

State Senator Tom Casperson introduced SB 1187

On December 1, 2016, Michigan State Senator Tom Casperson introduced SB 1187 which authorizes the politically appointed Natural Resources Commission to designate the wolf as a game species and establish a wolf hunting season. It also included an appropriation which … read more

Reward now up to $16,500 for person who killed rare red wolf in wildlife refuge

By Jeff Hampton, The Virginian-Pilot, Jan 3, 2017 Pictured: Two captive red wolves – Betty, 10, foreground, and Hank, 11, background – stand at Pocosin Lakes National Wild Refuge Red Wolf Education and Health Care Facility PLYMOUTH, N.C. A reward for the … read more

Members of Congress Accuse the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of Not Protecting Red Wolves

By Ken Fine Photo Courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service The nine members of Congress who penned a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell say they blame the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for the state of the … read more

Red Wolves Must Remain Listed Under the Endangered Species Act Status Review

These comments are submitted by the Southern Environmental Law Center, on behalf of the Red Wolf Coalition, Defenders of Wildlife, and Animal Welfare Institute in response to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (“USFWS” or “Service”) five-year status review for … read more

Isle Royale News

Photo credit:  Rolf Peterson Isle Royale is a remote wilderness island, isolated by the frigid waters of Lake Superior, and home to populations of wolves and moose. As predator and prey, their lives and deaths are linked in a drama … read more

Tribute to Wolf 778M affectionately known as “Big Brown”

November 2016 Thank you to Legend of Lamar Valley and photographer Doug McLaughlin for sharing this tribute to Wolf 778M affectionately known as “Big Brown” Reprinted with permission. The last chapter has been completed and the story is now over. … read more

Mexican Wolf Recovery Program Finds Evidence of Cross-Fostering Success

Phoenix, AZ.— In their native habitat of the southwestern United States, the success of cross-fostered pups among the Mexican wolf population is being documented due to dedicated and collaborative efforts among several agencies and organizations, including the Arizona Game and … read more

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

Wolf Paw Print