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The Only Good Wolf is a Live Wolf

October 12th-18th is Wolf Awareness Week. During wolf week in 2013, I wrote about conservation efforts to preserve red wolves (Canis rufus). It has been a bad year for red wolves at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge as at least 11 of them have been killed by gunshot in spite of protection under the Endangered Species Act. 575 more words


Illinois Wildlife Find More Protection

Paws Up!
To Illinois Governor Pat Quinn for signing into law an amendment to the Illinois Wildlife Code, adding gray wolves, American black bears, and cougars to the list of protected species. 169 more words

Paws Up/Paws Down

Good Wolves and Other Fables: Part 2

W. R. McAfee



The Southwest is the area where Canadian and Mexican wolves mostly likely will meet and crossbreed. According to USFWS documents, the Mexican wolf’s inbreeding contributes to small litter sizes and low pup-survival rates. 1,942 more words


Ketchum, Idaho: Speaking up for wolves

On Monday, September 15, 2014, at 5:30 pm, the Ketchum City Council, of Ketchum, Idaho, will be meeting to consider a resolution in support of wolves. 280 more words

Wilderness Conservation And Restoration

articles about wolves

Gray wolves once populated large portions of North America, Europe, and Asia, but were hunted to near extinction. Their numbers have rebounded due to conservation and reintroduction efforts. 114 more words

Michigan House OKs Measure Allowing Wolf Hunting

By John Flesher, AP Environmental Writer

 LANSING (AP) - The Michigan House cleared the way Wednesday for an appointed panel to decide whether to allow continued hunting of the resurgent gray wolf, instead of leaving the matter up to the state’s voters. 607 more words