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    Biden Admin Backs Trump’s Decision to Strip Wolves of Endangered Species Act Protections

    Biden Admin Backs Trump’s Decision to Strip Wolves of Endangered Species Act Protections

    The Biden administration has signalled that it will uphold the Trump administration‘s decision to strip gray wolves of Endangered Species Act protections, despite concerns about more aggressive hunting policies being adopted by some states. Administration lawyers asked a federal judge in California Friday to reject a lawsuit brought by environmental groups seeking to restore protections, […]

    First Wolf Litter in 80 Years Born in Colorado

    First Wolf Litter in 80 Years Born in Colorado

    The state of Colorado just welcomed some very special babies. Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) announced Wednesday that it had spotted at least three gray wolf pups in the wild, the first time gray wolves have been born in the state in more than 80 years. “Colorado is now home to our first wolf litter […]

    Protections for Mexican Gray Wolves Vital to Prevent Poaching, Study Finds

    Protections for Mexican Gray Wolves Vital to Prevent Poaching, Study Finds

    A new study has found that government protections can be live-saving for important predators like Mexican gray wolves. The research, published in the Royal Society Open Science Wednesday, found that members of the imperiled species were 121 percent more likely to disappear during periods when protections were weakened. “Protection is the thing that’s reducing poaching,” […]

    Oregon Wolf Makes Historic Journey to California, Raising Conservation Hopes

    Oregon Wolf Makes Historic Journey to California, Raising Conservation Hopes

    An Oregon-born wolf named OR-93 has sparked conservation hopes with a historic journey into California. A young male, OR-93 traveled hundreds of miles from an area southeast of Mount Hood, Oregon, to California’s central Sierra Nevada mountain range, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced Friday. The agency said he traveled farther south […]

    Wisconsin Wolf Hunt Ends Early as Hunters Exceed Quota

    Wisconsin Wolf Hunt Ends Early as Hunters Exceed Quota

    Wisconsin will end its controversial wolf hunt early after hunters and trappers killed almost 70 percent of the state’s quota in the hunt’s first 48 hours. By the end of Tuesday, the second day of the hunt, 82 wolves had been killed, The Associated Press reported. As of Wednesday morning, 135 had been killed, exceeding […]