BREAKING NEWS: President-elect Trump has just nominated a Congresswoman with an awful track record on the environment, Cathy McMorris Rodgers to head the U.S. Department of the Interior.
“Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers has stood in the way of species recovery. She has co-sponsored legislation to remove all federal protections for the endangered gray wolf.” says Drew Caputo, Earthjustice’s... View details ⇨
Yesterday, 41 scientists sent a letter to Michigan legislators, asking them to reject SB 1187 - the Michigan state bill aiming to pave a path for the legalization of wolf hunting in the state despite overwhelming opposition by Michigan voters.
If you are a Michigan resident - please contact Governor Rick Snyder at 517-335-7858 and ask him to honor the will of Michigan voters and REJECT SB... View details ⇨
This week, Congressman Don Beyer introduced sweeping legislation that seeks to require the Interior Department and other agencies to designate wildlife corridors.
Wildlife corridors are stretches of habitat that allow species to move from one area of habitat to another for such purposes as accessing resources, establishing new territories, shifting ranges, promoting gene flow, and adapting to... View details ⇨
The Wolf Conservation Center joined six other animal protection and conservation organizations to file a petition today with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeking an updated recovery plan for the rapidly dwindling population of wild red wolves.
“The red wolf is one of the few large carnivore species endemic to the United States. Their importance to a balanced and resilient ecosystem is... View details ⇨
Ranking Member Raul M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and eight other key Members of Congress sent a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell this morning calling on her to override the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) recent decision to eliminate its recovery program for red wolves. The letter points out that the decision was made despite scientific consensus that red wolf recovery can... View details ⇨