4, 2018 -
Importance of Gila National Forest For Mexican Wolf Recovery.
Over Mexican Gray Wolf Continues in Southwestern U.S. NatureNow
Analysis Demonstrates Importance of Gila National Forest-Northern
Arizona Wildlife Corridor for Mexican Wolf Recovery. New
6, 2018 -
20th anniversary of release of Mexican wolves in wild.
15, 2018 -
NM, feds reach agreement on wolf releases. Albuquerque
2, 2017 -
Thousands weigh in on wolf recovery plan ... Just hours
before the Tuesday night deadline approached for the public
to weigh in on a proposed federal management plan for the
endangered Mexican gray wolf, more than 9,000 comments had
been posted online. Thousands more had been submitted to
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service by mail most opposing
a wolf recovery plan that many criticized as too restrictive
to allow the species to thrive.
27, 2017 -
Call to the Wild - Mexican gray wolf recovery program faces
21, 2017 -
discussed at wolf recovery meeting -
17, 2017 -
Speak up for Wolves - Attend upcoming meetings
20th - T of C - 6 - 9pm
Civic Center, Ralph Edwards Auditorium, 400 W 4th
22nd - Albuquerque, NM (Facebook
Crowne Plaza Albuquerque 1901 University Blvd NE, Albuquerque,
at the Wolf Den: 11 am - 12:45 pm
Rally: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
FWS Meeting: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Trump administration has released a draft Mexican Wolf "Recovery"
Plan, and it is bad news for our struggling desert lobo
wolves. ... This plan would suppress wolf numbers, sharply
limit their distribution and hand over the rare wolves'
management to political appointees on state game commissions
-- people who are selected in large part from among the
livestock and hunting-outfitter industries. Download
5, 2017 -
Wolf Draft Revised Recovery Plan released Chieftain
range and spotting map:
Killing Coyotes Doesn't Make Livestock Safer. TruthOut
Throws Out Feds Misguided Policy Limiting Prosecution
of Killers of Endangered Wildlife. ... Late yesterday, a
federal judge threw out the Department of Justices
flawed McKittrick Policy under which the government
only prosecuted killers of animals on the Endangered Species
Acts (ESA) list of imperiled species when it could
prove the killer knew the exact biological identity of the
species s/he was harming. The decision came as a result
of a challenge brought by WildEarth Guardians and the
Mexico Wilderness Alliance in 2013.
of descent: How poor management left Mexican wolves dangerously
inbred. ... Missteps and conflict between the state and
the feds have hounded the recovery of Arizona and New Mexicos
remaining wolf packs. High
27, 2017 -
Court Lifts Injunction Blocking Mexican Gray Wolf Releases.
... The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled April 25,
2017, to lift a preliminary injunction blocking further
releases of highly endangered Mexican gray wolves into the
wild within New Mexico. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
(FWS) can now resume wolf releases within the state. NM
of Wolf Population areas
27, 2017 -
Official: Cattle attacked by wolf - Chieftain
ways you are subdizing meat production.
With traps, snares, poisons, gas, and aerial gunning, the
USDAs Wildlife Services has killed more than 34 million
animals in the last decade to protect the livestock operations
of private meat producers, according to official records.
The take in 2015 alone included 68,905 coyotes, 731 bobcats,
480 bears, 385 wolves, and 284 mountain lions. More
8, 2016 - 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 - More here: Slaughtering
the Profanity Pack: Losing Wolves and Academic Freedom
wolves can altger the course of rivers.
were once native to the US' Yellowstone National Park --
until hunting wiped them out. But when, in 1995, the wolves
began to come back (thanks to an aggressive management program),
something interesting happened: the rest of the park began
to find a new, more healthful balance.
More Wonder, Rewild The world - TED Talk
7, 2016 - Wolf
11, 2016 - Federal
investigation: Wolf program was mishandled
Less than a quarter of one percent, 0.23%, of the American
cattle inventory was lost to native carnivores and dogs
2010, according to a Department of Agriculture report.
of the report
16, 2016 - Judge
temporarily stops release
16, 2016 - Keep
politics out of wolf release
14, 2016 - (ABQ Journal)
seeking to stop release of wolves
5, 2016 - Sheriff
may try to stop wolves release in Socorro County
2, 2016 - Chieftain - 110
Wolves counted in AZ and NM release areas
County Commission voted unanimously to ban release in the
county. This decision has no legal standing. Wolf release
is a federal issue. .
26 - Let
wolf lovers raise wolves
18 - Wildlife
folks were missing
County Passes Wolf Ordiance
10 - Oregon
Wolves Lose Endangered Species Protections
November 5th -
at the back door (Chieftain)
at the back door (Chieftain)
31 - [IMPORTANT
The Socorro county commission has already adopted an anti-wolf
fear based resolution (download
here) and is now considering adopting an anti-wolf county
here) The Center for Biological Diversity will give
a presentation Thursday, Nov. 5
about Mexican wolves, their importance to wild places and
how the mountains of Socorro county fit in to saving them.
join Michael Robinson from the Center and to learn more
about wolves, new rules for their management that were adopted
in 2015 and the proposed county ordinance.
Presentation, Return the wolf to the San Mateo Mountains
Thursday, November 5th at 6-7:30 PM
the Socorro Public Library, 401 Park Street, Socorro, NM
Please bring and tell a friend!
Rio Grande Chapter Sierra Club
Also mark your calendar for the County Commission meeting
on Tuesday, November 10 at 10 AM at the County annex building
at 198 Neel St in Socorro. Commissioners will be voting
on the anti-wolf ordinance and each member of the public
will be allowed 2 minutes of testimony. Let's show the Socorro
county commission that wolves have friends here!