Wolf releases prepare to expand Arizona Daily Sun Earlier this month, ranchers, federal forest and wildlife officials and local government representatives crowded into a Forest Service conference room in Heber. They were there to discuss a topic many locals have long opposed: the expansion of Mexican gray wolf releases into a much larger area of Arizona and New Mexico. [to read the full story click HERE]

Buy Now Photo courtesy of Mexican Wolf Inter-agency Field Team The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Forest Service are in the process of gathering information to establish new Mexican wolf release locations in the Sitgreaves and Tonto national forests. The work is tied to revisions in the 10-j rule that dictates management of the endangered wolves. The new rule expands the area where captive animals can be released into the wild.