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Craggy hills line the horizon, shrouded in haze from wildfires.

Restoring Grizzly Bears to the North Cascades: Protecting Iconic Landscapes to Protect Iconic Species

Recently, Wildlands Network applauded Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s support of restoring grizzlies to the North Cascades. While his support is a conservation victory, we must make sure we also advocate for the protection of large landscapes that will protect a multitude of species. Photo: Jessica Walz Schafer

A wolf that is walking looks directly at the camera.

Government: Wild Red Wolf Population Could Soon Be Wiped Out

This Associated Press article, which appeared in the Miami Herald and U.S. News and World Report, highlights the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s new 5-year review of the red wolf’s endangered status. The story includes quotes from Dr. Ron Sutherland on how the USFWS continues to fail the red wolf, despite the agency acknowledgement of the wolf’s endangered status. Photo: Ron Sutherland

A four-legged wolf-like animal looks back over its shoulder toward the camera in a middle of a field of tall, yellow grasses.

Managing Coyotes for Coexistence

Instead of encouraging coexistence, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission’s final coyote management plan emphasizes lethal management methods. The hunting and trapping-heavy plan is now the state’s official modus operandi. Photo: Melissa McGaw, NCWRC

A small greenish gray fish slides on its belly along a pebbly underwater surface.

Species of the Pacific Northwest: Bull Trout

In this final post in our series of blog posts profiling Pacific Northwest species, we present to you the bull trout. Like most species that bear the yoke of climate change most acutely, the bull trout faces a combination of persistent threats rather than one major threat. The widespread warming of streams due to human development and climate change is at odds with the bull trout’s conditions for survival. Photo: Shannon Downey, USFWS