US Senator Proposes Ending Protections for Mexican Gray Wolf

By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press A wolf that once roamed parts of the American Southwest and northern Mexico would be removed from the list of federally protected species under legislation proposed by U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake. The Arizona Republican introduced the measure last week. He’s a critic of the Mexican gray wolf recovery plan that was […]

Mexican wolf advocates make final push against recovery plan

Punctuating those concerns, a critic of the plan told The New Mexican that his group will submit comments opposing the plan because it wants to halt altogether the releases of captive-born wolves into the wild population — a key part of the federal recovery effort. “In a nutshell, we are opposed to the release of Mexican wolves […]

Mexican Wolf Draft Revised Recovery Plan Released for Public Comment

Arizona Wolf Population Growing, Government Insists on Introducing More Fake Wolves

Wolf Education International position of the perpetuation of wolf hybrids: It is the position of the majority members of Wolf Education International that the breeding, perpetuation and protection of hybrid, and/or canine mixtures, in the wild and under the claim of sustaining a wolf species or subspecies, is wrong scientifically as well as poses a […]

Protestors Demand End to Gov. Martinez’s Blockade on Wolf Releases

Wolf Education International position of the perpetuation of wolf hybrids: It is the position of the majority members of Wolf Education International that the breeding, perpetuation and protection of hybrid, and/or canine mixtures, in the wild and under the claim of sustaining a wolf species or subspecies, is wrong scientifically as well as poses a […]

New Mexico seeks to stop feds from releasing wolves

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – Lawyers for the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish are seeking to stop federal wildlife managers from releasing more endangered Mexican gray wolves into the wild. In a court filing Thursday, they asked for a temporary restraining order that would require the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to get state […]

New Mexico to sue to block release of wolves

SANTA FE – New Mexico officials notified the federal government Wednesday they will sue to block the planned release of more Mexican gray wolves without the state’s OK. The state Department of Game and Fish called the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s release plan “unpermitted and illegal” and said it will go to court unless […]

Colorado turns cold shoulder to endangered wolves

Colorado wildlife commissioners took a stand Wednesday night opposing the release of wolves in the state, overriding a blitz by pro-wolf groups pressing for ecological benefits of predators. Colorado’s new posture represents a pre-emptory challenge to court-ordered U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service efforts to save wolves, an endangered species. Cattle and sheep industry leaders backed […]

Guest Column: Wolf expansion has ranchers worried about their livelihoods

Recent decisions by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, to expand the number of Mexican wolves and the area the wolves are allowed to roam, has Greenlee County ranchers extremely worried. Wolves will now be allowed to roam freely across all of Greenlee County and about two-thirds of both Arizona and New Mexico. Source: Guest […]