Today we’re celebrating an historic achievement in the work to protect wild nature in the United States. This morning, Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA-8th) introduced the Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act in Congress—a legislative breakthrough decades in the making. Photo: William C. Gladish
Today groups announced the delivery of more than 550,000 petition signatures and comments urging President Obama to designate the proposed Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument. The supporters join a long list of those speaking out for the monument designation, including more than 20 area Tribal Nations, nearly 100 businesses, outdoor recreation and conservation groups, and local and national elected leaders.
Former Grand Canyon National Park superintendents write in support of a Greater #GrandCanyonHeritage National Monument.
Join Wildlands Network in Los Angeles for a fun-filled evening to celebrate 25 years of bold conservation achievements. Photo: Robin Silver
Great film in the proposed Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument area featuring our own Kim Crumbo, decorated Seal Team One and recent recipient of a Conservation Hero award. By Tandem Stills + Motion, Inc. for Sierra Club.
Tell US Fish and Wildlife Service to stop playing politics with the lobo’s survival. For far too long, the Service has allowed anti-wolf politics to drive Mexican wolves towards extinction.
When hybridizing species come into contact, understanding the processes that regulate their interactions can help predict the future outcome of the system. This is especially relevant in conservation situations where human activities can influence hybridization dynamics.
Geneticist Rich Fredrickson explains how ‘management’ of the Mexican gray wolf population can affect the captive population and why genetics are so important to lobo recovery, in this Mexican wolf briefing recorded in March 2016.
Inside sources indicate that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided to trap an endangered Mexican gray wolf living in the wild in New Mexico and put him in a pen, likely forever, as soon as his mate gives birth to their first litter of pups together. She could whelp any day now, and trapping would immediately be underway. Photo: Jose Luis Magana, AP
After being reintroduced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1987, by 2006 the red wolf population had grown to 120 animals. Now, only 10 years later, the red wolf packs have been mercilessly shredded by bullets and traps, and only 45 to 60 wolves are thought to remain alive outside of zoos. Photo: Wildlands Network
Ed George’s excellent new film, North Rim Notes, features outdoor recreation business owners, artists, scientists, writers and explorers sharing their deep ties to the watershed surrounding Grand Canyon. Together, they make an inspirational plea for President Obama to permanently protect this world class wildlife corridor as the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument. Photo: Ed George
Today, the federal district court for Montana rejected a decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to deny protections for wolverines in the contiguous U.S. The court ruled the Service improperly ignored science and violated the Endangered Species Act. Photo: National Park Service
The red wolf is one of the most critically endangered species in the world — more endangered than the Siberian tiger — with only 45 known individuals remaining in the wild. Over the weekend, Jett Ferebee, a leading critic of the federal government’s 30-year effort to recover the endangered red wolf, trapped a red wolf. Photo: NC Hunting and Fishing Forum
Red Wolf Revival (2015) is a short film about the last remaining wild population of red wolves. Centered on the historic recovery effort in Eastern North Carolina, it documents the multifaceted struggle to reintroduce one of the rarest animals on earth in the face of cultural, economic, and biological challenges in North Carolina. Photo: Juan Carlos Bravo
Statement: Released 18 February 2016 by Kathy Henley, Northeast Wolf and Predator Organizer for Wildlands Network Contact: ph 303-601-7125 email Kathy@wildlandsnetwork.org Marlborough, NH: The New Hampshire Fish and Game commission has made the big decision to open a Bobcat hunting, trapping and hounding season after thousands of residents asked them not to. The Fish and… Continue reading “New Hampshire Fish & Game to Open Bobcat Season”…