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Follow the Pack, December 29, 2011

San Mateo Tracks and Middle Fork Serenades

In the Press: Mexican gray wolf numbers coming up short

KJZZ, December 24, 2011 (posted 12/27/11)

In the Press: Her Way-A pianist of strong opinions

The New Yorker profiles Helene Grimaud, co-founder of the Wolf Conservation Center in New York, November 7, 2011 (posted 12/22/11)

In the Press: Gray wolf killed while lurking near NM ranch

AZ Daily Star December 17, 2011 (posted 12/19/11)

In the Press: Feds kill wolf near Arizona-N.M. border

Arizona Daily Star, December 16, 2011 (posted 12/19/1)

In the Press: U.S. Agents Kill Errant Wolf

Albuquerque Journal, December 16, 2011 (posted 12/19/11)

In the Press: Mexican gray wolf that had mated with dogs is euthanized

Los Angeles Times, December 15, 2011 (posted 12/19/11)

In the Press: Female Mexican Wolf Shot Dead in Southwestern N.M.

Albuquerque Journal, December 15, 2011 (posted 12/17/11)

Press Release: Feds Shoot Lonely Mexican Gray Wolf Attracted to Dogs

Tragedy Linked to Federal Refusal to Release Wolves to Wild, December 15, 2011

Tell US Fish and Wildlife Service: Release Mexican wolves into New Mexico before it's too late

Sign the petition sponsored by Southwest Environmental Center (posted 12/14/11)

In the Press: Ariz. Drops Wolf Support

Albuquerque Journal, December 11, 2011 (posted 12/13/11)

In the Press: Wolves wait at NM refuge for chance at the wild

Alamogordo Daily News, December 10, 2011 (posted 12/12/11)

In the Press: Injured Mexican Wolf Dies On Way To Veterinarian

USFWS Press Release:  December 9, 2011

In the Press: Eradicate hurdles to wolf reintroduction

Arizona Republic Editorial, December 7, 2011-Letter to the Editor Opportunity!

Press Release: Arizona Game and Fish Commission affirms wolf conservation support, objects to new wolf releases until appropriate planning occurs

Action Needed! Contact AZ Game and Fish Today. (posted 12/5/11)

In the Press: AZ Commission Considers Plan to Boost Endangered Wolf Population

Public News Service, 12/2/11 (posted 12/5/11)

Call for Entries: Wolf Conservation Stamp Artwork Contest

New Mexico Wilderness Alliance (posted 12/1/2011)

In The News: Rural Economic Vitalization Act (REVA) Introduced in Congress

REVA (H.R. 3432) Would Provide Cash Option for Grazing Permittees,
Wildlife News, Brian Ertz, November 16, 2011 (posted 12/01/11)

Event: Lobos of the Southwest Will Table at KUNM’s 3rd Annual Social Justice Fair in Albuquerque

Thursday, December 1, at the UNM Continuing Education Auditorium & Lobby

Take Action: Threats to Mexican Wolves Include AZ Game and Fish Night Hunting Proposal and Wolf Reintroduction Program Discussion

Send Comments and Speak Out at the December 2 Meeting

In the Press: Respect Both the Hunted, Hunters

Arizona Republic Editorial, Nov. 26, 2011 (posted 11/29/11)

Guest Column: Wolves, National Wildlife Refuges On The Line

Taos News, David L. Witt, November 25, 2011 – (posted 11/28/2011)

Thanksgiving Thoughts on the Death of a Loba

By Jean Ossorio

Report: Good Turn-out of Wolf Supporters at Poorly Publicized Meeting in Alpine

Comments Needed to Support New Releases of Captive Wolves! (11/21/11)

Behind the Scenes in The Lives of Captive Wolves

High Country News, Ceiridwen Terrill, November 14, 2011 (posted 11/18/2011)

Love Thy Neighbor! Or Else…

Health Exams and Match Making, Wolf Conservation Center, November 11, 2011 (posted 11/17/2011)

Rare Mexican Gray Wolves Transferred to Scottsdale

AZfamily.com November 15, 2011  (posted 11/16/2011) 

Take Action: Game and Fish Proposes Rules to Allow Night Hunting of Mountain Lions and Coyotes

Your Letters are Needed by November 16!

Action Alert: Alpine Meeting Thursday, November 17 to Address Mexican Wolf Releases

Supporters Needed to Speak Out for Wolves!

Los Lobos Concert in Albuquerque, NM November 17

Encourage Los Lobos to Support Wild Lobos (posted 11/15/11)

Movie Review: “Stories of Wolves — the Lobo Returns” Teaches "The Web of Life"

Albuquerque Wellness Examiner November 5, 2011 (posted 11/13/2011)

Take Action: More releases of captive wolves needed to save Mexican Wolf Recovery Program

Tell the Fish and Wildlife Service Lonely Lobos Need Mates!

Mexico's Release of Wolves Troubling to US Ranchers

Jessica Canchola For The Arizona Daily Star, Thursday, November 3, 2011 (posted 11/12/2011)

Lobos a Great Success at the Tucson 2011 All Souls Procession!

Story and Photos

In the Press: Utah worries about protections for Mexican wolves

Please Submit Letters to the Editor: The Salt Lake Tribune, November 9, 2011 (posted 11/10/11)

In the Press: Efforts In San Diego Help Restore Critically Endangered Wolf

KPBS Story, November 8, 2011 (posted 11/10/11)

Press Release: People’s Forum Panel Requests Public Comments on Trapping Issue

Submit your comments by November 5th!

Events: Southwest Environmental Center Celebrates Lobos in November!

Four Las Cruces events, November 4-12, 2011

Event: Join Lobos of the Southwest in Honoring Mexican Wolves

Tucson All Souls Procession, November 6, 2011

In the Press: Rare wolves raised near NYC for return to the wild

WCC hopes for Mexican wolf pups who can someday live in the wild. Associated Press, October 30, 2011 (posted 10/31/11)

In the Press: One with the Lobos-Film to Premier Oct. 28 and 29

Albuquerque Journal, Oct. 20, 2011 (posted 10/28/11)

Mexico Releases 5 Wolves Into the Wild

Rene Romo , Albuquerque Journal, 10/20/2011 (posted 10/27/2011)

In the Press: Mexican government releases 5 wolves south of border, US conservationists hopeful

The Republic, Columbus, Indiana, October 19, 2011 (posted 10/26/11)

Help More Mexican Wolves Live in the Wild Where They Belong

Send a Message Today!

Returning to The Fold: Wolves Struggle to Return to Arizona Since Statehood

Joanna Dodder Nellans, The Daily Courier - 10/20/2011 (posted 10/22/2011)

ABQ BioPark Hosts Wolf Awareness Days Oct 21-23

Interactive Discovery Stations Provide Fun Educational Activities

Event: Howl for Wolves: A Benefit for the Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project

Flagstaff, Arizona, October 22, 2011

In the Press: Wolves released in Mexico mountains near Arizona

Arizona Daily Star, October 18, 2011 (posted 10/19/11) Show support with a letter to the editor!

Historic News! Mexican Wolves Return to Mexico!

Five Mexican Wolves Were Released in Sonora October 11

In the Press: Endangered wolves face uphill battle after Wallow Fire

ABC15.com, October 17, 2011 (posted 10/18/11)

Video: Ambassadors of Past Remind Us of Present Challenges in Lobo Recovery

Wolf Conservation Center (posted 10/17/11)

Celebrate Wolf Awareness in October!

Attend a Mexican Wolf Event Near You, or Create your Own Celebration!

Event: Save Our Wolves - Action Screening

“Lords of Nature: Life in a Land of Great Predators” Film & Day of Action! Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 16, 2011

Event: Wolves in Art: A Celebration of Recovery Efforts for Mexican Wolves in the Southwest

Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project, Flagstaff, Arizona, October 6-31

Events: Celebrate National Wolf Awareness Week at the Wolf Conservation Center

 National Wolf Awareness Week begins on October 16th, but we're celebrating all month long!

In the Press: 2 Plead Guilty in Wolf Killings

Silver City Sun-News October 8, 2011 (posted 10/9/11)

In the Press: 2 Men Plead To Shooting Wolves

Please submit a letter to the editor. Albuquerque Journal, October 7, 2011

In the News: Public input sought on trapping

Silver City Sun-News, October 4, 2011 (posted 10/6/11)

Event: Wild Wolf Film presents: "Stories of Wolves-The Lobo returns"

Film Premiere in Santa Fe and Albuquerque October 28th and 29th (posted 10/4/11)

Events: Get ready for Wolf Awareness Month

Southwest Environmental Center Celebrates Lobos October 15-November 12 (posted 10/3/11)

In the Press: Let Binder Park Bring Out the Wolf in You

A Celebration of Everything Wolf on Saturday, Oct. 1, The Daily Reporter, September 27, 2011, (posted 9/30/11)

Guest Column: Saving Animals Benefits Everyone

Harvard biologist Edward O. Wilson, The Arizona Republic, September 24, 2011 (posted 9/28/11)

Large Predators Are Critical to the Stability of Our Natural Areas

Jim Curland, Defenders of Wildlife, September 26, 2011, (posted 9/28/11)

In the News: Should Mexican Gray Wolf Be Cared For By States Or Federal Government?

ABC15.com, September 25, 2011 (posted 9-27-11)

More Pro-Wolf Letters to the Editor in Southwest Papers!

Lobo supporters speak out! (posted September 26, 2011)

In the Press: Shut Your Trap - Game Commission trapping decision incites wolf activists

Santa Fe Reporter, September 21, 2011

Mexican Wolf Art and Photo Contest Winners are Andrea Morales, Marlene Barrett, and Miki Wolf –Krenelka!

Posted September 19, 2011

Event: Return of Wolf Awareness Day to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Learn About Lobos and Have Fun with Wolf-themed Activities on October 12, 2011

Economic Studies:

Wolves Bring Substantial Benefits

Co-existing with Wolves

Defenders of Wildlife Guide

In the Press: Debate over trapping on NM public lands rages on

Las Cruces Sun-News, September 14 (posted 9-15-11)

Take Action: Support Needed for Reintroduction of Mexican Wolves in Mexico

Please write a letter to the editor today! (posted Sept. 14, 2011)

Amazing Mexican Wolf Art and Photo Contest Entries

Vote for Your Favorites on Facebook Through September 18, 2011

In the Press: Mexico ready to release wolves near Arizona border

Arizona Daily Star, September 13, 2011

News Release: Mexican authorities to release Mexican wolves in Sonora

Arizona Game and Fish Department News, September 12, 2011

Where’s El Lobo? One Week Down, One to Go.

Fifty wolf silhouettes are on display throughout Tucson, Arizona until September 17.

In the Press: Court Approves Endangered Species Workplan for Nearly 900 Species

Mexican Wolves Included in Agreement. Environment News Service September 9, 2011 (posted 9-11-11)

Event: The People's Forum on Public Lands Trapping: Because It’s Your Turn to be Heard

WildEarth Guardians with the Sierra Club, Animal Protection of New Mexico, Born Free USA, and TrapFreeNM.org. In Albuquerque, NM, September 14, 2011

Trapping: Way of Life More than Sport

Albuquerque Journal, September 5, 2011-Letters Needed to Support Trap Ban and Mexican Wolf Protections

In the Press: Endangered Gray Wolves to be “Hunted” in Tucson

Wolf Silhouette Scavenger Hunt Contest, September  2, 2011

In the Press: Recall of the Wild

The embattled Mexican gray wolf's future is at last looking a little brighter. Tucson Weekly, September 1, 2011

In the Press; Spot an endangered wolf in Tucson this week

KVOA-“Where’s El Lobo” contest Sept. 3-17. (posted August 29, 2011)

AZ Game and Fish Dept Update: Mexican wolf found dead in eastern Arizona

Hawks Nest Pack Alpha Female Dead – Cause is not yet known. August 26, 2011

In the Press: Chautauquan Nelson to discuss saving Mexican gray wolves in BTG Brown Bag

Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project Director Interviewed. The Chautauquan Daily, August 23, 2011

Blog: Abigail Austin Visits Mexican Wolf Country While Walking the 1,000 Mile Challenge

1,000 Miles on My Own Two Feet-August 22, 2011

Follow the Pack Update, August 22, 2011

A Long Weekend in Mexican Wolf Country

Mexican Wolves Art and Photo Contest!

Win a $25 Gift Card and Lobo Goodies-Open to All Ages-Deadline August 31!

Press Release: Lawsuit Launched to Protect Mexican Gray Wolves From Leghold Traps

New Mexico Officials Approved Traps, Ignoring Injured and Killed Wolves

Take Action: Endangered Mexican Wolves Are at Risk

Tell the Secretary of the Interior to Keep Wolves in the Wild

Oregon State University: Loss of large predators disrupting plant, animal and human ecosystems

Article and Video with Yellowstone Researcher, William Ripple 7/14/11 (posted 8/16/11)

Never Giving Up: Work Continues on Mexican Wolf Recovery

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Summer 2011 Endangered Species Bulletin

Event: Wolf Fest 2011-Endangered Wolf Center

September 24-25 in Eureka, Missouri

Book Offer: "Born Into The Pack" Author Donates to Mexican Wolves

Great Childrens's Book to Teach About Mexican Wolves (posted June 21, 2011)

Did You Know?

Ageing wolves: How Well Do They Hunt?

In the Press: Feds release Mexican gray wolf trapping study, environmentalists concerned about findings

The Republic and Albuquerque Journal, August 08, 2011 (posted 8/9/11)

Press Release: Federal Wolf-Trapping Study Released, Ignored by Department of Game and Fish

WildEarth Guardians 8/8/11

Video: Mexican Gray Wolf Puppies Get Bones for the First Time!

Great Pup Video From the Endangered Wolf Center 8/8/11

In the Press: Animal trapping: Politics, practicality — and cruelty

Las Cruces Sun-News Editorial 08/03/2011 (posted 8/7/11)

More Pro-Wolf Letters to the Editor in Southwest Papers!

Lobo supporters speak out in the Albuquerque Journal, 8/2/11 (posted 8/7/11)

In the Press: Mexican gray wolf needed for ecosystem health

Guest Column, Santa Fe New Mexican August 1, 2011 (posted 8/2/11)

In the Press: Pressure resumes for trapping ban in wolf area

SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press  July 30, 2011 (posted 7/31/11)

Urgent! Action Needed on Rider to Strip Funding For Mexican Wolf Recovery

Vote Expected Soon - Appropriations Bill Rider Threatens Disaster for Lobos (posted 7/30/11)

In the Press: Desert Sage: Entertainment Among Wolves, Trees

Humorous Column on Wolves, Pearce, and Craziness - Deming Headlight, 7/21/11 (posted 7/30/11)

In the Press: In New Mexico, bullies have stopped the state's involvement in the Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Program

Tucson Weekly Guest Commentary (posted July 30, 2011)

Press Release: New Mexico Congressman Relies on Misinformation to Halt Protection for Endangered Species

New Website Compiles Truths, Lies Behind Pearce’s Rhetoric –Center for Biological Diversity 7/29/11

In the Press: ESA Rider Averted, but Some Species Remain in Cross Hairs

Pearce Rider Will Reduce Mexican wolf protections-New York Times, 7/29/11

Press Release: House Votes Down 'Extinction Rider' That Would Have Halted Spending to

Center for Biological Diversity, July 27, 2011

Action Alert: Don't Let Mexican Wolf Removals Start Again

Tell Sec. Salazar to Keep Critically Endangered Lobos in the Wild-Center for Biological Diversity, July 25, 2011

Will the Feds Start Trapping and Shooting Mexican Gray Wolves Once More?

Middle Fork, San Mateo and Dark Canyon packs at risk

In the Press: The Peak and Life Below It

New York Times Editorial, Large Predators’ Effects Cascade Through Nature, July 18, 2011 (posted 7/22/11)

In the Press: NM Game Commission OKs end of ban on trapping

Silver City Sun-News, July 22, 2011

In the Press: Study on Traps’ Risk to Wolves Secret

Albuquerque Journal, July 20, 2011 (posted 7/22/11)

In the Press: Bill at Odds With Nation's Values

Arizona Republic Editorial – Bill would have a direct impact on efforts to recover endangered Mexican gray wolves, July 20, 2011 (posted 7/21/11)

In the Press: Predators' Decline Unbalancing Food Chains, Report Says

Arizona Daily Star, July 16, 2011 (posted July 21, 2011)

Press Release: Game and Fish Department Enlarges Trapping Across New Mexico

WildEarth Guardians-No Mitigations for Endangered Mexican Wolves, Special Lands now Open Season, and Groups’ Trap Ban Request Tossed Aside. July 18, 2011 (posted July 19, 2011)

In the Press: Are Wolves the Real Killers? Feds Count Livestock Losses Differently in the Northern Rockies

Huffington Post Column July 12, 2011 (posted 7-19-11)

Blog: Wolf Conservation Center to Host Two Mexican Wolf Breeding Pairs in 2012!

Mexican wolf pairs selected to increase the genetic health of the population (posted 7-18-11)

In the Press: Elusive in Nature

Writer Ruth Rudner Hits the Trail Hoping to See a Mexican Wolf. AZ Highways, July, 2011 (posted 7-16-11)

News Release: Historic Agreement Moves 757 Imperiled Species Toward Endangered Species Act Protection

Center for Biological Diversity Legal Agreement: Walrus, Wolverine, Albatross, Fisher, Mexican Gray Wolf, Sage Grouse, Golden Trout Among Those Fast-tracked for Protection 7/12/2011

Great Letters to the Editor in Southwest Papers!

Lobo supporters speak out in the press (posted 7/11/11)

Action Alert: Speak Out Against the Wyoming Wolf Kill Plan

Please Call Today to Stop Plan to Shoot N. Rockies Wolves on Sight (posted 7/11/11)

In the Press: Rare Wolf Pups Born at California Wolf Center

The pups are critical to the survival of the endangered Mexican Gray Wolf species. Poway Patch, June 27, 2011 (posted 7/8/11)

In the Press: Mexican Gray Wolves Face New Challenges in Struggle for Survival

El Paso Times, July 5, 2011, by Chris Roberts

New Mexico Abandons Wolf Recovery Effort

Bullies Get Their Way in New Mexico's Wolf Recovery Program
The Trinidad Times, Laura Paskus, July 1, 2011

Wolf vs. State

Guv-Appointed Commission Yanks New Mexico’s Support for Wolf Reintroduction
Weekly Alibi, June 30, 2011, By Christie Chisholm

Press Release: Feds Ignore Mexican Wolf Science for 10 Years

Endangered Animals Have Paid Steep Price for Mismanagement

Did You Know?

The Interesting Eyes of the Wolf

Follow the Pack Update, June 15, 2011 (posted 6/25)

Exciting wildlife adventure on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation

In the Press: Endangered Species Hit Hard by Historic Arizona Fire

Associated Press, Thursday, June 23, 2011 (posted 06/25/2011)

In the Press: Annual New Mexico Arts & Crafts Fair

Couple Use Inspiration of Nature to Build Bridges Between Worlds-Focus on Wolves, Albuquerque Journal, June 19, 2011 (posted June 24, 2011)

Comments Needed on Grand Canyon National Park Backcountry Management Plan

Deadline is June 27 for Comments Supporting Wolves and Wildlife

More Great Letters to the Editor in Southwest Papers!

Lobo supporters speak out in the press (posted 6/22/11)

Action Alert: Arizona Game and Fish Commission Monthly Meeting

At the June 24-25 meeting, the Commission May Discuss Federal Anti-Mexican Wolf Legislation. (posted June 21, 2011)

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

Top predators may hold a key to life itself.
Can people and predators coexist? Can we afford not to?

Great Letters to the Editor in Southwest Papers!

Lobo supporters speak out in the press (posted 6/17/11)

Op-ed: State Shows Disrespect For Planet and Future

By Joseph Cook, Professor of Biology, University of New Mexico.  Albuquerque Journal, Jun 15, 2011 (posted 6-15-11)

Update: Blue Range Wolf Reintroduction Area and Wallow Fire Information

USFWS Mexican Wolf Program Updates - As of June 13, 2011 no wolf mortality has been documented due to the Wallow Fire. (posted June 15, 2011)

Limited Supply Lobo Bumper Stickers Available!

Show Your Support for Mexican Wolves and Mexicanwolves.org!

Editorial: Afraid of the big, bad wolf

Las Cruces Sun-News Editorial Criticizes NM Game Commission Decision to Back Out of Wolf Program June 12, 2011 (posted 6/13/11)

In the Press: New Mexico abandons efforts to restore Mexican gray wolves

Los Angeles Times, June 10, 2011 (posted 6/12/11)

In the Press: State Pulling Out of Wolf Program

Letters to the Editor Needed - Albuquerque Journal June 10, 2011 (posted 6-12-11)

Press Release: Governor Martinez Ends New Mexico's Cooperation With Feds on Endangered Wolves

Move Undercuts Coexistence Efforts, Risks Increase in Wolf Predation on Cattle June 10, 2011 (posted 6/11/11)

In the Press: Commission suspends Mexican Wolf Reintroduction program

Letters Needed-Las Cruces Sun-News, June 9, 2011 (posted 6/10/11)

Press Release: Citing Decreasing Predations on Livestock, Conservation Groups Ask Governor to Continue State Support of Wild Wolves

New Mexico Gov. Martinez and Appointees to Consider Policy on Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves at Meeting Thursday, Center for Biological Diversity, June 8, 2011 (posted 6/10/11)

In the Press: Lives of Rare Mexican Gray Wolf Pups at St. Louis-area Center to be Streamed Online

The Republic, June. 4, 2011 (posted June 8, 2011)

Event: Don’t let New Mexico pull the plug on endangered Mexican wolves

Please attend a rally this Thursday, 6/9 in Las Cruces 8 am at Farm & Ranch Museum. Southwest Environmental Center (posted 6/8/11)

Event: First-ever Wolfstock Music Festival to Benefit Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary

June 11 Festival Will Include Mexican Wolf Information Tables – Event Sponsors Welcome (posted 6/7/11)

Action Alert: Rally/Press Conference to Support Mexican Wolves

Wolf Supporters Needed to Speak Up for Wolf Protections at NM Game Commission Meeting and Pre-meeting Rally in Las Cruces June 9 (posted 6/6/11)

Updates: Wildfire Threatens Endangered Mexican Wolves

News Brief, AZ Game and Fish Update, and More on Forest Fire in Mexican Wolf Recovery Area (posted 6/5/11)

Press Release: National Wolfwatcher Coalition

New Non-Profit To Advocate For Gray Wolf Conservation Nation-Wide (posted June 2, 2011)

Event: Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project Will Ride in the June 4 Hullabaloo Bicycle Parade to Celebrate Wolves!

Decorate your bicycle with wolf decorations and come ride with the pack!

New Videos: Endangered Wolf Center Videos of Abby, Perkins, and New Pups

Beautiful, Rare Footage of New Mexican Wolf Pups and Parents

In the press: Three wolf brothers join Seneca Park Zoo family

Article, photos, and naming contest for three Mexican wolves. Democrat and Chronicle.com May 25, 2011 (posted 5/26/11)

In the Press: Our View: State should OK further restrictions on public trapping

Silver City Sun-News Editorial 05/22/2011 (posted 5/24/11)

Action Alert: Tell Arizona Game and Fish to Support the Release of Nagual's Pack

Attend Arizona Game and Fish Meeting in Alpine on Monday, May 23, or Write the Department (posted 5/23/11)

In the Press: Wolf Proposal Raises Concern

Bill would Remove Protections for Mexican Wolves. Please write a letter to the editor today. Albuquerque Journal, May 21, 2011

Press Release: Government Report: Less Than 1% of Cattle Killed by Native Carnivores and Domestic Dogs

Contact Congress: Taxpayers Fleeced by Federal Predator-Control Program, WildEarth Guardians, May 17, 2011 (Posted 5/21/11)

Action Alert: This Endangered Species Day, Your Members of Congress Need to Hear From a Mexican Wolf!

On Friday, Visit Politicians on Facebook as a Lobo (posted 5/19/11)

Video: Rep. Steve Pearce and the Environment

KRWG News Interviews with Wildlife Advocates Expose Pearce’s Anti-conservation Agenda (posted May 18, 2011)

In the Press: Wildlife: Republicans Try to Undermine Mexican Wolf Recovery

Will Politics Prevail Over Science? Summit County Citizens Voice, Bob Berwyn, May 13, 2011 (posted 5/17/11)

Press Release: More Wolf-killing Legislation Proposed - New House Bill Would Circumvent Mexican Wolf Recovery Planning

Center for Biological Diversity, May 12, 2011 (posted May 16, 2011)

In The Press: Wolves Lose Protection in Rockies

The Independent White Mountain Independent, Karen Warnick, May 13, 2011 (posted May 13, 2011)
Wolves Stripped of Endangered Species Protection Around the Country - Not Just the Rockies

In the Press: Pearce's continued attack on wildlife

Op-Ed by SWEC Director, Kevin Bixby, Las Cruces Sun-News, May 10, 2011 (posted 5/13/11)

Action Alert: PLEASE STOP H.R. 1581, the "Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act"

Wolves Need Wilderness! From New Mexico Wilderness Alliance, posted May 12, 2011

In the Press: Sierra Club says Brewer, GOP Failed

Group gives Dems high marks, F's to all but 1 Republican on Environment. The Arizona Republic, May. 8, 2011 (posted 5/12/11)

Press Release: A Step Up for Wolves in the Southwest, on the Heels of Setbacks Up North   

USFS to Conduct a Public Process on Five Grazing Allotments (over 283,000 acres) Prior to Renewal - Tuesday, April 19, 2011 (posted 5/10/11)

In the Press: Of Wolves and the Ethical Hunter

Killing Wolves May Be Legal But It's Not Legitimate, Counter Punch, published April 21, 2011 (posted 5/9/2011)

Action Alert: Free Los Lobos! Get More Wolf Packs on the Ground

From WildEarth Guardians, May 4, 2011

In the News: New Mexico to Update Trapping Ban in Gray Wolf Area

Grandview Outdoors, May 3, 2011

TAKE ACTION: Your Attendance and Comments are Needed

New Mexico State Game Commission To Address Trapping Ban in The Gila
Public Meeting - May 5, 2011 – Posted April 26, 2011

Complaint Lodged With Agency Over Cow's Death

Catron County Commissioner Promotes “No-Wolf” Stand Against Lobos (published 4/15/11, posted 4/30/11)

Political move may hurt Ariz.'s gray wolves

Arizona Republic Editorial, April 25, 2011

Mexican Wolf Public Service Announcement

Beautiful Lobo Video by Elke Duerr, posted 4/25/11

In the Press: White Mountain Tribe Offers Wilderness Tours

EVENT: Enjoy an educational week in the Wilderness - wildlife, tribal history, and more. Public News Service, April 13, 2011 (posted 4/24/11)

New in the Press: Endangered Species Economics

Wildlife Watching Generates Significant Income and Jobs-Harvard Magazine, (http://harvardmagazine.com) May-June 2011

New In the Press: True cost of budget deal will be paid in blood – of gray wolves

Op-Ed: The Christian Science Monitor, April 19, 2011

In the Press: Interview with Mexican Wolf Activist Jean Ossorio

KWRG broadcast April 14, 2011 (posted April 21, 2011)

FOR FUN: The Wolf Conservation Center Celebrates Spring With Two Great Events And an Art Contest

Family Fun All Month Long  - April 19, 2011

In the Press: Howl 'bout Lehigh Valley Zoo's newcomers?

Lehigh Valley Zoo works with Species Survival Plan and welcomes three Mexican Gray Wolves - The Morning Call, April 2, 2011 (posted 4/18/11)

In the Press: Budget's Wolf Delisting Opens Pandora's Box of Species Attacks, Enviro Groups Warn

State Wildlife Management Would Remove Endangered Species Act Protections NY Times, Greenwire, April 13, 2011

FILM: Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time

Showing in Flagstaff April 15, Santa Fe April 21, and Silver City April 22 (Posted April 13, 2011) 

Urgent: Contact Your Senators to Oppose Anti-wolf Budget Bill Riders!

A Final Vote Is Expected This Week  (posted April 11, 2011)

In the Press: Budget Bill Pending Before Congress Would Remove Wolves from Endangered List

Jon Tester (D-MT) Threatens Wolves and The Federal Budget-Matthew Brown/Associated Press, April 09, 2011

In the Press: Judge Blocks Deal on Protections for Wolves

Keith Ridler, Associated Press - April 9, 2011

A Primer – Why We Must Not Use a Political Process to Make Scientific Decisions about Endangered Species like Gray Wolves

Your Questions About Wolf Extinction Bills Answered

Over 1,200 Scientists Send Strong Message To Congress: The Endangered Species Act Should Be A Matter Of Science, Not Politics

Union of Concerned Scientists Letter Opposes Legislation to Strip Protections from Wolves, March 30, 2011

In the Press: Lawmakers try to lift wolf protection despite deal

Matthew Brown, Associated Press, April 1, 2011

In the Press: Running With the Wolves

New Mexico Magazine, March 2011 issue

In the Press: Judge Molloy hears sides on wolf settlement, hunts

Montana and Idaho hope to allow public wolf hunting. Rob Chaney, The Missoulian, March 24, 2011

Newly collared wild-born Mexican wolf adds to wild population

US Fish and Wildlife Service and AZ Game and Fish Department News Release: March 29, 2011

Meet the Los Lobos Mexican gray wolves at the Lehigh Valley Zoo

Zoo in Pennsylvania houses wolves with hopes of reintroduction for their offspring
Blog, March 29, 2011

Video: In memory of the last wild Mexican wolf

One of the last wild Mexican wolves, filmed only a short time before the species went extinct in the wild.

In the Press: Fun Wolf Volunteer Work is Available for Students

Here are some great opportunities to get outside, learn, and help wolves. The Daily Aztec, March 22, 2011

Experience a White Mountain Apache Wilderness Journey

Unique Culture, Wildlife and Wilderness Tour in the Heart of Lobo Country Supports Apache Tribe and Wolf Recovery

Press Release: UNM Wolf Awareness Day set for March 30, 2011

UNM Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, UNM Wilderness Alliance, and Animal Protection of New Mexico sponsoring event (PR dated 3/23/2011)

In the Press: Endangered Species Act threatened. Jon Tester breaks campaign promise (again) and attaches anti-wolf rider to Senate’s Continuing Funding Resolution.

Op-ed: Helena Independent Record, March 13, 2011

LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT: 16 Arizona Legislators stand up for wolves


Wolf numbers stabilize, fewer livestock lost in Northern Rockies

Latest report defies hysteria over wolf recovery: Defenders of Wildlife Press Release – March 11, 2011

Take Action: Arizona State Legislature Threatens Wolves

Oppose anti-wolf, anti-wildlife bills (March 12, 2011)

Respite for wolves! - The Continuing Resolution Budget bills with anti-wolf riders (1713 & 1709) have been defeated in the Senate !!

Your letters to the editor, phone calls, and emails are helping ! (March 11, 2011)

In the Press: Fossil Bird Study Describes Ripple Effect of Extinction in Animal Kingdom

Science Daily, March 9, 2011 – Study Shows Widespread Ecosystem Impacts from the Loss of Large Mammals (like wolves)

New Harris Poll: Americans strongly support the Endangered Species Act and wildlife decisions based on science

Tell your Senator today-the public wants wolves protected.

New Poll Shows Strong Support for Wolves

Hot off the press, a brand-new Harris poll shows broad support for the Endangered Species Act and for wolves. The poll results linked below are in PDF format.

Take Action for Wolves, Wildlife, and the Endangered Species Act Today!

House-passed Continuing Resolution Bill in Senate has terrible anti-wildlife provisions (March 8, 2011)

Last Chance to Win a White Mountain Apache Mexican Wolf Ecotour!

Raffle supporting the tribe’s efforts to restore lobos and the Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project will be drawn March 4.

In the Online Press: Future of Southwest’s Mexican Gray Wolf Uncertain

New West, March 2, 2011 

The Call of the Riled: on Wolves, Science, and Dunderheads With a Tiny Bit of Power

Tempe-based author Renée Guillory eloquently rebukes attempts in the AZ Legislature to destroy Mexican gray wolves

Arizona Legislature Targets Mexican gray wolves

If you live in Arizona, please contact your State Senator and ask him or her to vote no on SB 1392 and SB 1395.

Blog: How Politics Can Endanger Every Species

Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune on H.R. 1, the Continuing Resolution Bill

More Great Letters to the Editor Championing Mexican Wolf Protection

Read Lobo Supporters’ Letters and Write One of Your Own

Good News In the Press: Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Team Begins Work

By The Associated Press, February 24, 2011

In the Press: Killing Wolf Recovery Program Not on Target

Albuquerque Journal Editorial, Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Wild and Scenic Film Festival -Northern Arizona

Enter the White Mountain Apache Mexican Wolf Ecotour Raffle Online

Lords of Nature: Life in a Land of Great Predators on PBS

Broadcasts in ABQ Feb. 23, and in Portales and Yuma Feb. 28

Defenders of Wildlife News Release: 1994 ALL OVER AGAIN

House Passes Continuing Resolution that Includes Most Sweeping Cuts and Policy Changes to Environmental Protections Since Gingrich Era Proposals 2/19/11

In the Press: We must work together to protect the lobo

New Mexico’s Land Commissioner Speaks Out in the Ruidoso News 2/17/11

In the Press: Pearce Seeks To Cut Wolf Program Funds

This February 18 article from the ABQ Journal describes Rep. Pearce’s underhanded attempt to end federal funding for Mexican wolf recovery.

One Short Letter From You Can Save Mexican Wolves!

These recently published editorials and excellent letters to the editor provide an opportunity to let everyone know wolf extinction legislation has to be stopped.

URGENT: ACT NOW-Bill in the House Now Will Take Away All Funding for Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery!!

Continuing Resolution Bill Amendments Threatens Disaster for Lobos

ESA and Wolves Under Attack

New Fact Sheet from Defenders of Wildlife Explains Consequences of Wolf Extinction Legislation


Please Act for Wolves Today

New in the press: Montana’s 2012 Senate Race Could Doom Wolves in Arizona

Please Support Wolves and Thank the AZ Republic by Writing a Letter to the Editor Today! 2/13/2011

New in the Press: Wolves on Rise But Far From Recovery

Arizona Daily Sun Op-ed, February 9, 2011

Good News In the Press: Lawsuit Against Wolves Withdrawn

Albuquerque Journal, February 05, 2011

In the Press: Mexican Wolves Number 50 in the Wild

Albuquerque Journal, February 02, 2011

In the Press: Mexican wolves increasing in the Southwest

LA Times, February 2, 2011

In the Press: Wolf delisting bill proposed

D.C. legislation to rescind wolf ESA protections, Powell tribune, February 1, 2011

New in the Press: KNME's "In Focus" on Mexican Wolves

Interviews with WildEarth Guardians’ John Horning and Caren Cowan from the New Mexico Cattlegrowers Association


New Congressional Bills Will Strip Protections from Critically Endangered Mexican Wolves!

New in the Press: Wolf Numbers Growing on Arizona-New Mexico Border

Public News Service-AZ, February 03, 2011

URGENT ALERT: Orrin Hatch Reintroduces Wolf Legislation


New in the Press: Federal biologists count 50 Mexican wolves in wild

Letters needed! Las Cruces-Sun News Feb. 1, 2011

Event Announcement from the Aldo Leopold Foundation

World Premier of Green Fire is Coming to Albuquerque and Other Cities All Over the U.S. 

Follow the Pack Update, January 20, 2011

Winter snow makes spotting and tracking wildlife easier

Group set to rally for wolves

Great Old Broads in the Silver City Sun-News, 1-21-2011

New In the Press: My walkabout with Michael-Following in the footsteps of a western photographer

High Country News on Michael Berman, the Gila Wilderness, and Wolves, 1/18/11

Please Take Action Today to Save Mexican Wolves!

Congressional Bills Will Strip Endangered Species Act Protections From Gray Wolves!

What does the 10(j) status mean for the Mexican gray wolf?

Biologist Emily Nelson clarifies the Lobo’s Endangered Species Act status

Help Protect Wild Lobos’ Homelands

Open House Meetings Planned for the Gila National Forest Travel Management Plan

New in the Press: Rare Mexican gray wolf to call Cheyenne Mountain Zoo home

By The Denver Post

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New in the Press: ‘Watershed year’ expected for Mexican gray wolves

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Mexican Gray Wolves and Ranchers

Double Circle Ranch Values Coexistence with Wolves

Did You Know?

How Much Room is There for Mexican Wolves?

Lobo Activist Toolkit-A Good Start for a New Year!

Want to get more involved? Check out the new Lobo Activist Toolkit - everything you need to translate passion into action!