Photograph of a wolf from the Prospeck Peak pack in Yellowstone National Park, 2017, by Beth Phillips In 1972, President Nixon declared that conservation efforts in the United States aimed toward preventing the extinction of species were inadequate and called on the 93rd Congress to develop comprehensive endangered species legislation. Congress responded, and on December … Continue reading Endangered Species Act has protected imperiled species and critical habitats since 1973
From The Hill: Democrat outraged by endangered species hunting permits By Tim Devaney - 06/27/16 The Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is coming under scrutiny from a lawmaker over allegations that it gave trophy hunters permission to kill endangered animals like black rhinoceroses. The FWS also gave circuses permission to mistreat endangered tigers and elephants, … Continue reading FWS issued permits to use endangered tigers and elephants in circuses and for sport hunting
The war on wildlife diven by special interests politics undermines the basic goals and objectives within the Endangered Species Act. In the following letter 968 scientists ask for best available science to be the guide. Read on: May 20, 2016 Implement the Endangered Species Act Using the Best Available Science To: Secretary Sally Jewell and … Continue reading 968 concerned scientists send letter – ‘Implement the Endangered Species Act Using the Best Available Science’
February 12, 2013 Wildlife Protection Groups File Suit to Restore Federal Protection for Great Lakes Wolves, including The Humane Society of the United States, Born Free USA, Help Our Wolves Live and Friends of Animals and Their Environment, filed suit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its decision to remove the protections of the … Continue reading Born Free USA Fights to Keep the Great Lakes Wolf Listed
Source: Green Bay Gazette Recently, a few lawmakers in Congress attempted to subvert federal court rulings and attach a rider to a must-pass spending bill to remove federal protections for wolves. The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) opposed this action, working with our allies to ensure that gray wolf populations in the Great … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Humane society opposes wolf delisting – Wayne Pacelle
This year in review for the Great Lakes wolf has seen it all from being federally protected, to threats of delisting, and anti- wolf riders being rejected. The year 2015 started out on a positive note for wolf advocates, because a federal Judge had ordered the Great Lakes Wolf back on the ESA on December … Continue reading Great Lakes Wolf News Highlights of the Year 2015
Point counter point: The newest debate on the fate of America's wolves comes in the form of a letter..."The 18 November (2015) letter, sent to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Dan Ashe, director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), is intended to support the federal government’s position that wolves in Wisconsin, Minnesota, … Continue reading Wolves may be recovered enough to delist but are individual states prepared to protect them?
IMPORTANT NOTICE! We want to create a special Cadre of “Ready-For-Action” Volunteers to defend wolves from political attack between now and early December. To join, please message us ASAP! Here’s why: We need folks who at critical moments in coming days can contact key political leaders to oppose anti-wolf legislation now before Congress. Specifically, a … Continue reading Campaign for Yellowstone’s Wolves-seeks volunteers to defend wolves from political attack.