Federal judge blasts Fish and Wildlife Service, says endangered wolves cannot be shot

*Staff Note* – It should be pointed out that two wrongs do not make a right. Evidently, this judge has no real knowledge of the Endangered Species Act that makes the act of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service a crime for introducing a quasi-wild hybrid dog onto private land in North Carolina. This event should […]

Conservationists ask court to step in as red wolf plan looms

RALEIGH, N.C. — Conservationists told a federal judge Wednesday that an imminent government plan to shrink the territory of the only red wolves living in the wild would hasten the animal’s extinction in violation of federal law. Lawyers for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, however, countered that new rules for the red wolf program, […]

USFWS in Very Hot Water Over False ESA Protections of Hybrid Red Wolves

Click to enlarge photograph if necessary. Finally, what appears to be some action on this biological catastrophe and a complete bastardization of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Some of us have known for a long time that the wild, mongrel dog that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) perpetuated and placed in portions of […]

One man can fight the federal bureaucracy!

Editor’s note:  In a departure from normal bureaucratic mumbo-jumbo, a 200-page report released this week, titled ‘Red Wolf Recovery Team Recommendations,’ contains a fascinating section. Appendix G features candid, verbatim give-and-take among opponents of the Red Wolf Program – led by Jett Ferebee who owns a large tract in Northeastern North Carolina – and proponents […]

Feds Will Stop Introducing Red Wolves on Private Property

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed dramatic changes Monday to its 29-year effort in North Carolina to save endangered red wolves, including dramatically shrinking their range. An estimated 45 to 60 wolves – down from more than 100 in recent years – now roam five counties of northeastern North Carolina, much of it private […]

Red and Eastern Wolves Are Hybrids, Not Species for Protection

“Wild canines in North America have had a complicated, controversial history, and a new study published yesterday in Science Advances adds to the current controversy of the endangered status of American wolves. “The study, the most comprehensive to date, examined the DNA of the three American wolf species recognized by the U.S. government, with American […]

It Appears Government Rules For Red Wolf Introduction and Management Aren’t Being Adhered To

Note: This page may get updated as more information becomes available. Editor’s Note: All of this information was contained in an email sent to me from a concerned resident of North Carolina. I have taken the liberty to attempt to place this information in a chronological order. I hope I have done it justice. Officer […]