Category Archives: Regional Wolves

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

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

Wildlife Grazing on our Public Lands, Permit Retirement is a Solution

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has ordered that the Profanity wolf pack in northeast Washington be killed. As of today at least six wolves have already been killed. The kill order is the result of on-going depredations of … read more

The Profanity Peak Pack: Loss of wolves and academic freedom

The recent killing of six members of the Profanity Peak wolf pack in NE Washington in retribution for the loss of a few cattle is emblematic of what is wrong with public land policy. As I write, trappers are out … read more

Historical Range of Mexican Wolves

Re-defining historical geographic range in species with sparse records: Implications for the Mexican wolf reintroduction program Sarah A. Hendricks, Paul R. Sesink Clee, Ryan J. Harrigan c, John P. Pollinger, Adam H. Freedman, Richard Callas, Peter J. Figura, Robert K. … read more

Wolf Paw Print