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An Unprecedented Attack on the Endangered Species Act

Despite devastating new reports of catastrophic species loss, the USFWS just finalized regulations that would eviscerate the Endangered Species Act– our nation’s most effective law for saving imperiled wildlife from extinction. Thanks to the ESA, 99% of listed species have survived and many more…

Wolves Might Not Be The Biggest Threat Towards Elk

From KUNC: “Critics of wolf reintroduction in the Mountain West say the canine is the biggest threat to elk, but a new study says that’s not necessarily true. The study looked at Yellowstone elk and found that mountain lions had the largest effect on elk behavior. Lead researcher…

HFW Official Comment on the USFWS delisting proposal

July 13, 2019 Public Comments Processing Attn: Docket No. FWS-HQ-ES-2018-0097 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Headquarters, MS: BPHC 5275 Leesburg Pike Falls Church, VA 22041-3803   To Whom it May Concern, The following are the official comments offered by Howling For Wolves regarding the…

PRESS RELEASE: NONLETHAL METHODS TO PREVENT CONFLICTS BETWEEN LIVESTOCK AND WOLVES AVAILABLE THROUGH COOPERATIVE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HOWLING FOR WOLVES AND USDA

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 12, 2019 CONTACT: Dr. Maureen Hackett, Howling For Wolves, 612.250.5915 or Leslie Rosedahl, respond@howlingforwolves.org 651.353.1818 This picture is available for media use: http://www.howlingforwolves.org/file/img0558jpg Nonlethal methods to prevent conflicts between livestock and wolves available through cooperative relationship between Howling For Wolves and USDA St….

MEDIA ADVISORY: MINNESOTA RALLY, PUBLIC HEARING TO FOCUS ON TRUMP PLAN TO END WOLF PROTECTION

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20, 2019 CONTACT: Dr. Maureen Hackett, Howling For Wolves, 612.250.5915 or Leslie Rosedahl, respond@howlingforwolves.org 651.353.1818 Minnesota Rally, Public Hearing to Focus on Trump Plan to End Wolf Protection St. Paul, Minn.— Wolf advocates will rally on Tuesday in Brainerd, Minn., just…

URGENT: ATTEND THE ONLY PUBLIC HEARING ON WOLF DELISTING IN BRAINERD, MN ON JUNE 25

PROPOSED FEDERAL WOLF DELISTING FROM ENDANGERED SPECIES PROTECTIONS: The U.S. Department of Interior extended the official comment period of their proposed rule to remove Endangered Species Act protections for the wolf to July 15, 2019. Delisting will be a death sentence for many wolves because states will…

Wolf Experts to Speak at Bemidji Public Library, 6/13

On Thursday, June 13th from 5 to 7 pm, two regional experts on wolves will discuss the impact of the removal of the gray wolf from the Endangered Species Act. Barry Babcock of Laporte and Robert J. Shimek of the White Earth Reservation will…

Wolf Experts Find Fault in USFW Wolf Delisting Proposal

Last week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released the scientific peer reviews of its proposal to remove federal Endangered Species Act protections for the gray wolf across the lower 48. The five scientists were unanimous in their criticism. The experts cite substantial errors…

Public Comment Signing and Art Show in Duluth, MN

When: Saturday, May 11, 4 to 6 pm Where: The Red Herring,  208 East 1st Street, Duluth, MN 55802 With the national public comment period on the USFWS wolf delisting proposal ending on May 14th, we are hosting another event in Duluth, MN to gather…

MN House votes to end wolf hunting

FANTASTIC NEWS IN MN: Yesterday was an epic day! The Minnesota House of Representatives voted to prohibit wolf trophy hunting in Minnesota! Congratulations and thank you to everyone who reached out to their legislators – now and in the past. We know it made a…