Arizona lawsuit: Plan to recover endangered Mexican wolves is flawed

Arizona lawsuit: Plan to recover endangered Mexican wolves is flawed

From The Westerner Blog U.S. wildlife managers failed to adopt a recovery plan for the endangered Mexican gray wolf that would protect against illegal killings and the consequences of inbreeding, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday by environmentalists. A coalition of environmental groups filed the complaint in federal court in Arizona, marking the latest challenge […]

AZGFD submits comments on federal draft Mexican wolf recovery plan

AZGFD submits comments on federal draft Mexican wolf recovery plan

By SoAzNewsX The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) yesterday submitted its official comments on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) draft Mexican wolf recovery plan which, when finalized, will outline a science-based strategy for continuing the successful reintroduction of Mexican wolves in its historic range. The FWS developed the draft recovery plan to […]

Ranchers find unlikely partner in Defenders of Wildlife group

Ranchers find unlikely partner in Defenders of Wildlife group

From The Westerner Blog Ever since the reintroduction of the Mexican gray wolf into the wild in 1998, ranchers in wolf country have been dealing with a predator their ancestors worked to eliminate. And the wolves very nearly were eliminated. The wild wolves that now roam the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest are the descendants of only […]