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Press Release: 99 Percent Support Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery

Endangered Species Coalition - November 21, 2017

In the News: Publicity stunt highlights divide in Mexican wolf fight

The Copper Era - Eastern Arizona Courier, November 4, 2017

Press Release: Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf, “Esperanza,” Applies to Join Arizona Game and Fish Commission

October 26, 2017

Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project News

Monthly Status Report: September 1-30, 2017- From the Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team

Book Review: Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and the Planet They Love

Outside & Huffington Post

Press Release: State and Federal Agency Justification for Limited Mexican Wolf Range Challenged by Preeminent Group of Scientists

Wildlands Network, The Rewilding Institute/Project Coyote, Western Wildlife Conservancy – October 4, 2017

Endangered U.S. wolf denied new habitat, as critics charge that politics trumped science

Science Magazine – September 27, 2017

In the News: The Death of 'Phoenix:' How an Endangered Mexican Wolf Met Her Demise

Phoenix New Times - September 20, 2017

In the News: Environmentalists, ranchers trade barbs in killing of Mexican gray wolf

Tucson Sentinel - September 21, 2017

In the News: Endangered Mexican wolf killed following livestock attacks

AZ Daily Sun - September 15, 2017 - Your calls and letters are needed!

In the News: Feds kill wolf that was preying on livestock

Santa Fe New Mexican - September 14, 2017 - Your letters & calls are needed!

Press Release: Wildlife Services Kills Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf in Arizona

Center for Biological Diversity - September 14, 2017

Action Alert!

Wolf protectors in the U.S. call your Congresspeople today - two anti-wolf riders threaten recovery

In the News: Biologists, wildlife managers divided on basics of wolf recovery

Arizona Daily Sun - September 11, 2017 - You Letters are Needed

Guest Opinion: The Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan is a sham

The Independent - September 11, 2017

In the News: New Mexico Dems call federal government’s wolf recovery plan ‘flawed, politically driven’

Santa Fe New Mexican, Rebecca Moss – September 6, 2017 - Your letters are needed!

News Release: Top Biologists Say Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan Ignores ESA Requirements

Wildlands Network, Katy Schaffer - August 31, 2017

Op-Ed: Don’t abandon Mexican gray wolves

Santa Fe New Mexican, Jacy Gomez – September 5, 2017

Op-Ed: NM’s lobos need our help to survive

Albuquerque Journal - September 1, 2017

In the News: Ranchers find unlikely partner in Defenders of Wildlife group

White Mt Independent - August 29, 2017

In the News: Thousands weigh in on wolf recovery plan

Santa Fe New Mexican – August 29, 2017

In the News: Business leaders call for Mexican wolf restoration in Grand Canyon area

The Arizona Republic, Alex Devoid – August 28, 2017 - Send Letters of THANKS!

In the News: NM game commission votes to support federal wolf recovery plan

Albuquerque Journal - August 24, 2017

Coconino Voices: State management of Mexican gray wolves not based on science

Arizona Daily Sun, Kim Crumbo and Sandy Bahr (Special to the Daily Sun) - August 19, 2017

Policy Paper Response to Draft Recovery Plan

Four States' Efforts to Derail Wolf Recovery

In the News: Predator Politics

The Santa Fe Reporter, Elizabeth Miller – August 16, 2017

Our View: Wolf recovery plan is biased - but you can help fix that

Editorial board, The Arizona Republic – THEY WANT YOUR LETTERS - August 11, 2017

Editorial: New wolf recovery plan needs to focus on science

Albuquerque Journal - August 3, 2017

ACT NOW! Submit Comments on the Mexican Wolf Draft Recovery Plan

Protest the Recovery Sham - Comments Due August 29, 2017

Great Letters to the Editor From Lobo Advocates

Letter writing gives Wolves a Voice - Please write Letters!

Editorial: Both sides voice opposition to USFWS draft proposal

El Defensor Chieftain, Scott Turner – July 27, 2017 - YOUR LETTERS ARE NEEDED

In the News: Call to the wild - Mexican gray wolf recovery program faces challenges

El Defensor Chieftain - July 27, 2017 - Your letters are needed

In the News: Wolf plan needs more public outreach, education

Arizona Daily Sun - July 26, 2017 - Your letters are needed!

In the News: Mexican wolf advocates make final push against recovery plan

Santa Fe New Mexican, Rebecca Moss – July 22, 2017

In the News: Commenters object to updated wolf recovery plan

Albuquerque Journal - July 22, 2017 - Your letters are needed!

Editorial: Weigh in on wolf plan

The Santa Fe New Mexican – July 20, 2017 - Send Your Letters of Support

In the News: Federal Spending Proposal Calls for Review of Wolf Genetics

U.S. News & World Report - July 19, 2017

In the News: Wolf plan gets skeptical greeting at Flagstaff meeting

Arizona Daily Sun, Emery Cowan – July 19, 2017

Fish and Wildlife Service Public Meeting in Albuquerque July 22

Albuquerque, New Mexico - Protest the Fish and Wildlife Service's 'Recovery Sham'

Press Release: Closer Look Reveals States Don’t Support Recovery of the Mexican Gray Wolf Despite Their Central Role in the Recovery Planning Process

July 16, 2017 – Four States’ Efforts to Derail Wolf Recovery

ACTION ALERT! Speak Out Against the Fish and Wildlife Service's 'Recovery Sham'

Come to Public Meetings in Arizona and New Mexico

In the News: Group calls for release of Mexican gray wolves in New Mexico

San Francisco Chronicle - July 17, 2017

Press Release: Letter Urges Release of Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves Into Wild

July 14, 2017 - Faltering Southwestern Wolves' Gene Pool Needs Bolstering

Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project News

Monthly Status Report: June 1-30, 2017- From the Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team

Guest Column: Proposed wolf recovery plan would speed extinction

The Albuquerque Journal - July 9, 2017 - Your letters are needed!

Press Release: New Lobo ‘Recovery’ Plan Puts Politics Before Science Risks Recovery of Highly Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves

June 29, 2017 - Sierra Club (Grand Canyon, Colorado, and Rio Grande Chapters), Western Watershed Project, Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery, Grand Canyon Wildlands, Wolf Conservation Center, Lobos of the Southwest, Southwest Environmental Center, White Mountain Conservation League, Wild Earth Guardians, and Malcolm R. MacPherson, PhD

In The News: Political Deals Rip Throat Out of Wolf Recovery Plan, Enviros Say

Courthouse News Service – June 30, 2017

In the News: Feds release long-awaited recovery plan for Mexican wolves

Santa Fe New Mexican, Susan Montoya Bryan (AP) – June 30, 2017 – Letters Needed

Fish and Wildlife Service 'Recovery Plan' Will Drive Mexican Wolves to Extinction Flagstaff Meeting

Flagstaff, Arizona - Protest the Fish and Wildlife Service's 'Recovery Sham'

Fish and Wildlife Service 'Recovery Plan' Will Drive Mexican Wolves to Extinction Pinetop Meeting

Pinetop, Arizona - Protest the Fish and Wildlife Service's 'Recovery Sham'

Fish and Wildlife Service 'Recovery Plan' Will Drive Mexican Wolves to Extinction Truth or Consequences Meeting

Truth or Consequences - Protest the Fish and Wildlife Service's 'Recovery Sham'

In the News: Trump Administration Apparently Not Afraid the Big, Bad Mexican Wolf Will Become Extinct

Phoenix New Times - June 30, 2017

In the News: Federal government releases long-awaited recovery plan for endangered Mexican wolf

The Arizona Republic - June 29, 2017 - Your letters are needed!

In the News: New recovery plan has no wolves on North Rim

Arizona Daily Sun - June 30, 2017 - Your letters are needed!

In the News: Conservationists blast long-awaited recovery plan for Mexican wolves, which excludes Utah, Colorado from lobos’ range

The Salt Lake Tribune – June 29, 2017 - Thursday draft would shrink the safe zone for endangered animals envisioned five years ago.

In the News: Feds Release Long-Awaited Recovery Plan for Mexican Wolves

U.S. News, Associated Press – June 29, 2017

In the News: In new wolf plan, feds give states power on releases

NM Political Report, June 29, 2017

In the News: Court tosses DOJ policy on prosecuting wildlife killers

E & E News – June 22, 2017

Press Release: Flawed 'McKittrick' Policy Ruled Unlawful

WildEarth Guardians and New Mexico Wilderness Alliance - June 22, 2017

Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project News

Monthly Status Report: May 1-31, 2017- From the Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team

Get Ready for Action: Don't let anti-wolf politics hijack wolf recovery

Lobos need improved genetics and a science-based recovery plan! (updated 6/20/17)

Arizona Action Alert!

Call Jeff Flake if you live in Arizona - Updated June 20, 2017

Guest Column: Endangered wolf makes a comeback and a black bear is on the prowl

The San Diego Union-Tribune – June 12, 2017

In the News: A little too close for comfort – wolves hanging out in Alpine

White Mountain Independent - June 16, 2017

Great Letters to the Editor from Lobo Advocates!

Join Your Fellow Lobo Supporters and Write for Wolves! (posted 6/1/17)

In the News: Study suggests officials underestimate wolf poaching

Santa Fe New Mexican - May 28, 2017 - Your letters are needed!

Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project News

Monthly Status Report: April 1-30, 2017 - From the Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team

Mexican gray wolves born at California Wolf Center travel to Arizona

Press Release: California Wolf Center - May 26, 2017

In the News: Federal court overturns ban on Mexican Wolf release in New Mexico

Grand Canyon News - May 23, 2017

In the News: Feds release endangered wolf pups in New Mexico

Santa Fe New Mexican - May 6, 2017

In the News: Wildlife officials place 2 captive-bred wolf pups in den

The Albuquerque Journal - May 5, 2017

In the News: Mexican Wolves are About to get Wild

High Country News - May 5, 2017

Wandering Wolf Given Name

Naming Contest Wrap Up

Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project News

Monthly Status Report: March 1-31, 2017 - From the Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team

Press Release: State of New Mexico Issues 'Sophie's Choice' on Mexican gray wolf pups

Defenders of Wildlife - May 5, 2017

In the News: State issues wolf release permit to U.S. Fish and Wildlife

The Albuquerque Journal - May 4, 2017 - Your letters are needed!

In the News: New Mexico issues permit to allow for fostering of wolf pups

The Daily Progress & McClatchy DC - May 4, 2017

In the News: Appeals court removes block on Mexican gray wolf reintroduction

Santa Fe New Mexican - April 26, 2017 - Your letters are needed!

In the News: Court lifts injunction on Mexican wolf releases in NM

Albuquerque Journal - April 25, 2017 - Your letters are needed!

Tribute to an Old Lobo Friend: Dark Canyon AM992

by Jean Ossorio

In Missouri, Mexican Wolf pup proves artificial insemination can help save species

St. Louis Post-Dispatch & The Telegraph - April 24, 2017

Follow science or suffer consequences

Albuquerque Journal - April 22, 2017

In the News: Officials confirm deaths of 2 endangered wolf pups

Albuquerque Journal - April 21, 2017

Urgent Action Alert!

Wolf protectors in the U.S. call your Senators today

In the News: Children to Give Name to Wandering Wolf from Mexico, Captured in Arizona

Silver City Sun-News - April 18, 2017

Naming Contest Open to Children

Help name wandering wolf - April 18, 2017

Nevada Action Alert!

Call Senator Heller Today

Press Release: Protest to Urge Senator Flake to Stop Attacking Wildlife, Public Lands

Center for Biological Diversity - April 20, 2017

Press Release

Children to Give Name to Wandering Wolf from Mexico, Captured in Arizona - April 18, 2017

Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project News

Monthly Status Report: February 1-28, 2017 - From the Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team

In the News: Mexican wolf from reintroduction effort captured in Arizona

Las Cruces Sun-News - March 30, 2017 - Your letters are needed!

Fifth Annual Mexican Wolf Pup Naming Contest Results

Students Give Names to Twenty Three Mexican Wolf Pups Born in 2016

In the News: Anti-wolf bill would turn recovery backward

The Daily Courier - March 25, 2017

Press Release: Lobo Week

Earth Justice - March 27, 2017

Talk of the Town: Preserve our wolves, planet

The Daily Courier - March 20, 2017 - Your letters are needed!

In the News: Howling success could be latest threat for gray wolves

Tucson Sentinel – March 10, 2017

In the News: We are family: Wolf recovery effort finds wild wolves almost all brothers and sisters

Payson Roundup - March 7, 2017 - Your letters are needed

Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project News

Monthly Status Report: January 1-31, 2017 - From the Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team

In the News: Hostile Politics Threaten Rebuilding Plan for Rarest American Gray Wolf

Courthouse News Service - February 27, 2017

In the News: Wolf number up, genetic diversity still problematic

White Mountain Independent - February 24, 2017 - Your letters are needed!

Action Alert: Opportunity to Comment on the 2017 Wolf Release Proposal

Comment Deadline March 8, 2017 11:59 Mountain Time

Arizona Senator introduces legislation to give say to states and ranchers about wolf recovery

Silver City Sun-News - February 18, 2017

Feds calls for comment on 2017 Mexican gray wolf plan

Santa Fe New Mexican - Feb 17, 2017 - Your letters and comments are needed

In the News: Mexican wolf numbers bounce back

Arizona Daily Sun - February 18, 2017

In the News: Population of Mexican gray wolves on the rise

The Albuquerque Journal - February 17th - Your letters are needed!

Press Release: Arizona Senator Flake Introduces Bill to Supplant Science in Endangered Mexican Wolf Recovery, Suppress Population

Center for Biological Diversity – February 16, 2017

Reader View: Gov. Martinez, let the feds release wolves

Santa Fe New Mexican - Feb 13, 2017 - Your letters are needed!

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

Silver City Sun-News, February 9, 2017 – Your Letters are Needed

In the News: Rallying Cry: protests call for New Mexico to allow more Mexican Wolves

The Santa Fe Reporter & The Santa Fe New Mexican - February 9, 2017 - Your letters are needed!

Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project News

Monthly Status Report: December 1-31, 2016 - From the Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team

In the News: New Mexico argues in court for more say over management of endangered wolf

The Santa Fe New Mexican - January 19, 2017

In the News: 14 endangered Mexican wolves found dead in 2016

AZ Central - January 4, 2017

Howling Mad! Protest in Santa Fe

Santa Fe Capitol - February 8, 2017 - Bring friends & family!

In the News: Kill bad policy, not endangered species

Albuquerque Journal - January 13, 2017 - Immediate action alert!

Help Give Mexican Wolf Pups Names With Our Fifth Annual Pup Naming Contest for Kids

Open to kindergarten through eighth grade. Deadline is January 31, 2017