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Celebrate 37 Years of Endangered Species Protections!

Take Action to Preserve the Endangered Species Act of December 28, 1973

More Great Letters to the Editor in Southwest Papers!

Lobo supporters speak out in the press

New in the Press: Delisting Dilemma

The state and the feds play politics over the future of the Mexican gray wolf

New in the Press: Carlsbad Mexican gray wolf to mate with Mexican female in breeding program

Carlsbad Current-Argus

New in the Press: Group to sue U.S. to force gray wolf protection

USA Today

New in the Press: Lawsuit Launched to Recover Wolves Across Country

Center for Biological Diversity News Release

Great Letters to the Editor in Southwest Papers!

Lobo supporters speak out in the press

New in the Press: AZ Game and Fish Bids to Take Over Gray Wolf Recovery

Public News Service Article and Audio Story

New in the Press: Maintaining an Ancestral Connection

Krista Beazley Helps White Mountain Apaches Protect Wolves

New in the Press: Access to details of wolf-killed cattle denied

Arizona Business Gazette

Adorable Mexican Wolf Toys – Perfect for the Lobo Lover on Your List!

Proceeds Benefit Mexican Wolf Recovery and the Big Read

New in the Press: Rocky Mountain Low

LA Times Editorial Deplores Efforts to Strip Protections from Gray Wolves and Undermine the Endangered Species Act

New in the Press: Here and Now Radio Story on Mexican Wolves

Interviews Address Threats and Solutions for Wolf Recovery

New in the Press: Game and Fish abandoning gray wolves

AZ Daily Sun Op-Ed, 12/15/2010

New in the Press: Feds investigate latest Mexican wolf death

Write a letter to the editor!

Urgent: Take Action for Wolves Now!

Bill Introduced to Strip Endangered Species Act Protections From All Gray Wolves!

Ask the Forest Service to Close Unneeded Roads in Mexican Wolf territory!

Comments Needed Today!

New in the Press: Don't undermine endangered species

Arizona Republic Editorial-Letters to the Editor Needed Now!

New in the Press: Release of Mexican Wolf into Arizona Will Begin the New Year

Good News in Press Release from USFWS and AZGFD-Your emails are working!

Bloggers Speak Out Against Extinction for Mexican Wolves

Read Six Pro-wolf Blogs Here

New in the Press: What happens if endangered Mexican wolves are stripped of protections?

KRWG television story

New in the press: AZ agency backs end to US wolf protection

But Dems, enviros say GOP plan is harmful

Update: Arizona’s Game and Fish Commission supports Congressional efforts to delist gray wolves

Please Contact Congress Now!

New in the Press: Changes Sought to Mexican Gray Wolf Plan

Members of Congress request changes to bolster Mexican wolf recovery!

New in the Press: Wolf negotiations resume, but no consensus

AP reports on Salazar’s back-room anti-wolf dealings with western governors

Take Action for Wolves Now!

Tell Obama to Keep His Promise of Scientific Integrity

Follow the Pack Update, November 24, 2010

Few wildlife sightings, beautiful sunsets mark late fall trip to wolf territory

New In the Press: On the Ground Strategy

Advocates push to retire grazing permits on wolf recovery land

Mexican Wolf Reward - Up to $60,000!

Help Distribute Reward Posters to Stop Criminals Killing Lobos

We’re not afraid of the big bad wolf, are you?

Unfortunately, some people have been taken in by a purposeful campaign of misinformation and fear.

Field volunteer Mexican Wolf Recovery Project

US Fish and Wildlife Service Volunteer Opening

Arizona’s Wolf Habitat, Native Fish and Rivers at Risk from Off-road Vehicles

Learn how you can Help Protect Your National Forests

Society for Conservation Biology Asks the US Fish and Wildlife Service to Increase Efforts to Recover the Mexican Wolf

Letter Sent to the Secretary of Interior

New in the Press: Wolf recovery effort leader steps down

The Associated Press

Great Letters to the Editor in Southwest Papers!

Lobo supporters speak out in the press

Action Urgently Needed to Free More Mexican Wolves!

Contact the US Fish and Wildlife Service Today

New in the Press: How Will the Wolf Survive?

Eureka’s canid center stares down challenges on the verge of its 40th year.

New in the Press: Game & Fish Sidesteps Trapping Moratorium

Albuquerque Journal Editorial

New in the Press: Mexican wolf goes back in crosshairs

Durango Herald

New in the Press: Conservation organizations intervene in lawsuit over removal of gray wolves

Silver City Daily Press

Take Action to Support Trap Ban

Tell NM Game and Fish to Include Coyote Traps to Protect Wolves

New in the Press: Agency claims no authority to enforce executive order protecting Mexican gray wolf

Ban on leghold, body-crushing traps took effect Nov. 1

New In the Press: Conservationists Intervene in Lawsuit to Protect Mexican Gray Wolves

Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, Western Environmental Law Center News Release

New in the Press: Conservation Groups Decry Trapping

Albuquerque Journal

Lords of Nature Comes to PBS!

If you care about wildlife, you won’t want to miss this amazing documentary

New in the Press: Game Agency Defies Governor, Game Commission

Agency Unilaterally Determines Coyote Trapping Legal on the Gila

Forest Planning Affects Wolf Habitat

Attend a public meeting and submit comments!

New In the Press: A second chance for the Mexican wolf

Psychologists’ interventions could help save an endangered species — and transform wildlife management worldwide.

New In the Press: Rare wolves arrive safely at wolf haven

The Daily News

New In the Press: El Paso Zoo wolf part of effort to revitalize species

El Paso Times

Good News for Lobos!

Proposition 109 defeated in Arizona!

New In the Press: Wolf is unique in maintaining ecosystem health

Salt Lake Tribune Op-ed

Special Alert for Arizona Voters

Vote No on Proposition 109

Mexican gray wolves have 13,000 fans!!

Celebrate with free wolf howl ringtones, coloring pages, stickers, and bookmarks.

New In the Press: NM commission extends trapping ban in wolf area

Artesia News

New In the Press: Lawsuit filed over NM, AZ wolf listing

Las Cruces Sun-News, The Republic Newspaper, and the AZ Daily Star report

New In the Press: Lawsuit Launched Over Long-delayed Protections for Mexican Wolf, Giant Palouse Earthworm, Spring Pygmy Sunfish and Oklahoma Grass Pink Orchid

Center for Biological Diversity News Release

New In the Press: Female Wolf Found Dead; Male Not Located

Albuquerque Journal

Follow the Pack Update, October 22, 2010

Pups growing fast; Hawk’s Nest pack moves around

New In the Press: Pack of politicians takes aim at wolf protections

Bills in Congress would keep the resurgent predators off the federal endangered species list.

New in the Press: New Mexico: Wolves, wilderness, drilling and Latinos

High Country News

Happy Wolf Week: the Wolves Want Your Help

Animaltourism.com on National Wolf Awareness Week

New In the Press: Wolf allies howl in protest

Fish and Wildlife Service Region Two Director confronted on delayed wolf release

Free These Wild-born Wolves!

Send An Easy E-Postcard to the Fish and Wildlife Service Today About This Week's Re-release Candidate!

New In the Press: Trapping Ban Set To Take Effect

Ban on Traps in the Wolf Recovery Area Begins November 1

Wolf Awareness Week October 17 – 23!

Events Focus on Mexican Gray Wolves

New In the Press: New York Times

Resigned to Living With Wolves, More Ranchers Are Giving Deterrence Projects a Try

New In the Press: LA Times Article

For now, no more wolves for Arizona

New In the Press: Feds delay Ariz. release of wolves

Debate about release site results in postponement until 2011

New In the Press: Albuquerque Journal

Wolf Release in Ariz. Postponed Until 2011

Inspiring Lobo Art!

Artists Find Creative Ways to Support Wolves

Great Letters to the Editor in Southwest Papers!

Lobo supporters wield mighty pens

Feds Again Delay Release of Wolf Pack in Arizona

SILVER CITY, N.M.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today again delayed releasing a pack of eight wolves — badly needed to bolster the dwindling number of Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest — into the Arizona wild. The Engineer Springs pack would infuse new genetics into a wolf population suffering from inbreeding.

Wolf Awareness Week Events

Celebrate Mexican Gray Wolves in October!

Mexican Gray Wolves Due Place in NM Wilderness

Maggie Howell, managing director of the Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem, NY, tells her story of the plight of Mexican wolves:  "If not for some heartless criminals, they could have survived and contributed to the recovery of their species."

New In the Press: ABC 15

Large rewards offered for those with information on Mexican wolf deaths

Free These Wild-born Wolves!

Send An Easy E-Postcard to the Fish and Wildlife Service Today About This Week's Re-release Candidate!

Mexican Gray Wolf featured on "Expedition Wild" October 4

FROM IN BETWEEN THE SPOTS-CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO

The Big Bad Wolf Makes Good: The Yellowstone Success Story and Those Who Want to Kill It

By Chip Ward, Environmental activist

Lobos Need Your Help!

Please urge your members of Congress to sign a letter with their colleagues asking that the Fish and Wildlife Service take immediate action to save Mexican gray wolves!

Free the Engineer Springs Eight!

Send an easy e-postcard to the Fish and Wildlife Service urging the release of the Engineer Springs pack

Lords of Nature on PBS – new dates have been scheduled for Tucson!

If you care about wildlife, you won’t want to miss this amazing documentary

WildEarth Guardians Alert: Help Increase Endangered Species Act Protections for Lobos

Send Your Comments by October 4

Mexican Wolf Reward - Up to $60,000!

Help Distribute Reward Posters to Stop Criminals Killing Lobos

New In the Press: Yellowstone Before and After Wolves

National Geographic Illustration of Restoration Benefits

New In the Press: Ex-Star reporter talks environment

Author Mitch Tobin on Endangered Species Act

Radio Podcast Addresses Mexican Wolves and Condors

Here & Now: Endangered Species on KJZZ

Mexican Wolf Events in Durango

New Common Earth Series continues with film screening and program on Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Program

Free These Wild-born Wolves!

Send An Easy E-Postcard to the Fish and Wildlife Service Today About This Week's Re-release Candidate!

Free These Wild-born Wolves!

Send An Easy E-Postcard to the Fish and Wildlife Service Today About This Week's Re-release Candidate!

Fundamentals of Conservation Revisited: Combating Global Warming with Wolves

by biologist Cristina Eisenberg

Green Fire Trail Backpack and Day Hike

White Mountain Conservation League Event Will Celebrate the Return of the Mexican Gray Wolf to the Southwest

Limited Edition of New Conservation Wolf Stamp Available

Proceeds Will Fund Wolf Recovery Projects

Obituary: Paul Sneed

Paul Sneed, a true champion for Nature, died on Aug. 26, 2010 after suffering from esophageal cancer for two years. He was 64.

Film - Lords of Nature: Life in a Land of Great Predators

Check for Screenings Where You Live

New in the Press:

Group ends program to compensate ranchers

Free These Wild-born Wolves!

Send An Easy E-Postcard to the Fish and Wildlife Service Today About This Week's Re-release Candidate!

Economic Report:

Southern NM Conservation Pays Back Double

Free These Wild-born Wolves!

Send An Easy E-Postcard to the Fish and Wildlife Service Today About This Week's Re-release Candidate!

New in the Press:

AZ Ranchers and Conservationists Begin New Era in Wolf Management

Attend the Lobo Lover Rally

Albuquerque, August 27

New In the Press:

'Problem Wolves' Spur Suit

New In the Press: Albuquerque Journal Editorial

Trapping Ban Gives Lobos Breathing Room

Lobos Need Your Help!

Please urge your members of Congress to send a letter to the Fish and Wildlife Service demanding that they take immediate action to save Mexican gray wolves!

New In the Press:

New Mexico ranchers' use of technology to track wolves debated

Wild at Art: Call for Entries

West Valley Arts Council

Great Letters to the Editor in Southwest Papers!

Lobo supporters make their voices heard

New In the Press: Wolves fight to survive

Predators' reintroduction angers New Mexico ranchers

New In the Press: AZ Republic Editorial

Reviewing case of imperiled wolves offers some hope

More Good News in the Press!

Endangered Mexican gray wolf may get new help

Good News in the Press!

Feds consider giving Mexican gray wolf extra protection

New in the Press: Santa Fe New Mexican Editorial

Bill's wolf-trap ban needs federal follow-up

Why We Must Bring Back the Wolf

New York Review of Books on Rewilding the World

New in the Press:

Governor suspends trapping in wolf area

More Good News for Lobos!

Grijalva Applauds Fish & Wildlife Investigation of Mexican Grey Wolf Shootings, Calls On Agency to End Threat to Reintroduction

Press Release: Good News!

Governor Richardson Issues Trapping Restrictions in Lobo Country

New in the Press:

Phoenix TV on Serial Killings of Mexican Wolves

New In the Press:

Dead Alpha Male Gray Wolf Found

Mexican Gray Wolf Species Survival Plan Update

Report From the Wolf Conservation Center

Wild Mexican Wolves Are on the Brink of Extinction. Please Act Today!

Three Mexican Wolves Were Found Dead recently-34 endangered Mexican Wolves Have Been Killed by Criminals Since 1998.

New in the Press:

3rd Mexican gray wolf dead in SW

New In the Press: Gray wolf shot in AZ;

officials probe use of radio tracking

In the Press: Wolf shot in Apache County, another dead in New Mexico, third missing;

reward offered

US investigates wolf killings

2 are dead, third missing from packs in Ariz., NM

Tribute to a Fallen Lobo

by Jean Ossorio

Great Letters to the Editor in Southwest Papers!

Lobo supporters weigh in on criminals killing wolves

“Call for the Wolves” We all belong in the web of life

An educational lecture series on the Mexican gray wolf

New in the Press: Mexican Wolf Guest Column

Traps, Snares Threaten N.M. Wolf Population

New in the Press:

2 Alpha Male Wolves Dead

New in the Press: Mexican wolf found fatally shot in Arizona

Hawks Nest Pack Alpha Male Killed

New in the Press:

Pups born at refuge near St. Louis offer hope for wolf breed near extinction

New Press Release:

Mexican Gray Wolf One Step Closer to Separate Protection Under Endangered Species Act

New in the Press: Wolf Center is home to rare Mexican grays

Educators stress animals’ role in ecosystem

AZ Game and Fish Commission Update

Action Still Needed After Friday’s Meeting

New in the Press!

Take a video trip to the recovery area and learn more about efforts to ban traps and snares.

Speak up for Wolves!

Wolf supporters are needed to attend the AZ Game and Fish Commission meeting Friday.

New in the Press:

We should pursue wolves' recovery

New in the Press:

Groups Battle Wolf Recovery Area Traps

New in the Press:

Groups petition to protect Mexican gray wolves

Mexican Gray Wolf Puppy News!

Mexican gray wolf Nagual (M968) and his mate, F1064, are the proud parents of five puppies and are candidates for release into the wild.

New in the Press: Animals reintroduced to Eastern Arizona haven't flourished, federal report says

Wolf-recovery program now 'at risk of failure'

Return to Hawk’s Nest Territory

Follow the Pack Update May 26, 2010

NEW Video!

Mexican gray wolf pups

Advocate Viewpoint

A Personal Account of Seton’s Influence

NEW: Lobos in the Press

Wolf Program To Be Revamped

Lobos In the Press

Federal agency agrees to deadline on AZ, NM wolves

Wild at Heart: Ernest Thompson Seton

New Exhibit Traces How One Wolf’s Death Led to a Century of Wildlife Conservation

Lobos in the Press

Group pushes U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on wolf recovery

Happy Mother’s Day!

Celebrate by Helping Mexican Wolf Moms and Pups

Leopold and a New Vision for Predators

In his essay “Thinking Like a Mountain," Leopold recounts the killing of a wolf and how the death became a transformational moment in his life.

It's Almost Mother’s Day!

Celebrate by Helping Mexican Wolf Moms and Pups

Mexican wolf biography #10, Estrella, F521:

Happy Birthday to the Oldest Lobo Matriarch In the Wild!

Mexican Wolf Biography #9

F168, Aspen: Too Briefly Wild

Book Review: "Where the Wild Things Were"

  A world free from predators would not be idyllic.

Wolf Den Photos

From the Wolf Conservation Center

Get the Call of the Wild on Your Ringtone

Free Endangered Species Ringtones Include Mexican Wolf Howls

Future Still Uncertain for Mexican Gray Wolf

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Recognizes Need For a New Recovery Plan

Mexican Wolf Biography #8

M806, Laredo: Captive-born Lobo Makes Good in the Wild

Mexican Wolf Bookmarks and Stickers

Download printable bookmarks and colorable stickers here.

Featured Mexican Wolf Advocate - Steve Robinson, Letter Writer Par Excellence

Steve has penned seven letters to the editor over the last 3 years.  He never misses an opportunity to speak up for our wolves.  He is an inspiration for all of us!  Pick up your pens (or start tapping on your keyboards) and let's keep wolf issues in our papers.

Springtime is puppy time

Mexican wolf packs, after spending the winter following herds of elk over long distances, are getting ready to settle down to raise their puppies.

FWS Doubles Down on Effort to Recover los Lobos

Final Story in NY Times Lobo Series

Follow the Pack - March 20, 2010

Report From Middle Fork Territory

Great Letters to the Editor in Southwest Papers!

Lobo Supporters Weigh In

New York Times Article

A Decade on, Southwest Wolf Reintroduction Effort Faces Long Odds

Mexican Wolf Biography #7

F685, Anna, Part 3: Amazing Mom

North Rim wolf revival?

 GCWRP wants wolves to have freedom to roam

KTEP NPR Interview

Mexican Wolf Update

Interview:

“Predatory Bureaucracy” author Michael J. Robinson

URGENT! ACTION NEEDED to save Mexican wolves!

Decline puts wolves on the brink of extinction

Stay Informed and Get Involved!

Lobos Need Your Support

NEW! Mexican Wolf Biography #6

F685, Anna, Part 2: Anna and Rocky

Fewer lobos in the wild

Follow the Pack Update February 11, 2010

Time for ranchers to stop slaughter

AZ Republic says “Enough is enough.”

Troubling Drop in AZ and NM Gray Wolf Population

Biologist promotes rescue strategy

Mexico to place 5 wolves near AZ

Reintroduction planned as early as this month

Mexican wolf population dipping

Officials say total from last year was down nearly 20%

Why top predators matter:

An in-depth look at new research

Second suit filed over wolf

USFWS Missed Deadline for Mexican Wolf Decision

Lawsuit Filed to Cut Through Red Tape Entangling Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery

Center for Biological Diversity Pushes for Stronger Protection for Wolves

No snow days for lobos

Follow the Pack Update January 26, 2010

NEW! Lobo Coloring Page

Mother wolf with pup by artist Sarah Rose (note: links have been fixed)

Mexican Wolf Biography #5

F685, Anna, Part 1: miracle puppy

Wolf biologists count wild lobos

 Follow the Pack Update - January 20

Feds sued over Mexican gray wolf petition

Finding Overdue on Greater Protections for Wolves

Help Stop Illegal Wolf Killings

Reward Information and Poster Available for Download

Wolves feed their neighbors

Follow the Pack Update January 14, 2010

NEW! Mexican Wolf Biography #4

M190, Paquito, early victim of livestock conflicts

NEW!

Wild-born Mexican wolf to be released in the Gila

Follow the Pack Update January 4

In the field