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A gray wolf raises its head in the air and howls.

Wildlands Network Responds to Trump Administration’s Plan to Prematurely End Protections for Gray Wolves in Lower 48

In response to today’s announcement that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service intends to remove Endangered Species Act protections for most gray wolves in the lower 48 states, Wildlands Network’s senior carnivore advocate Kim Crumbo condemned the move as premature and not based on sound science. Photo: William C. Gladish

In this closeup shot, a red wolf stares straight at the camera, his ears alert and snout pointed downward.

Judge Rules in Favor of Red Wolves, But the Fight Continues

Recent news, including a court ruling against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s mismanagement of wild red wolves and a comment counting effort that showed near unanimous support of red wolf recovery, shows the immense red wolf favor that exists in North Carolina’s swampy Albemarle Peninsula. But these small victories are not the end of the battle for the red wolf. Photo: Becky Bartell, USFWS

Two red wolves, one in front of the other, stand on a patch of dirt surrounded by greenery.

Analysis: Public Overwhelmingly Opposes Feds’ Plan to Nearly Wipe Out Wild Red Wolves in North Carolina

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposal to remove protections from the nation’s only wild population of endangered red wolves has been met with near unanimous opposition from the public. Nearly 99.9 percent of comments submitted favored the need for strong federal protections for red wolves. Photo: Ron Sutherland