Colorado signed first-of-their kind agreements with neighboring states to relocate wandering wolves, but conservationists question this, arguing that allowing northern gray wolves and lobos to mingle would provide much needed gene diversity to lobos and while restoring the historic continuum of gray wolves in North America.
In expanding pockets of the West, people across the political spectrum are finding common ground as they adjust to living beside the wolf.
Vehicle collisions are one of the leading causes of death for endangered lobos along with poaching. A wildlife crossings program in New Mexico can help protect lobos, other native wildlife, and people.
Asha and at least eight other northward-wandering wolves have shown us the folly of trying to contain wild animals in arbitrary boundaries and the risks of relying on the current recovery plan if we want to see wolves truly recovered.