June 23, 2015, Chapel Hill, NC – Following the gunshot death of a critically endangered female red wolf mother in the Red Wolf Recovery Area of eastern North Carolina, conservation groups today demanded that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ensure the survival of the world’s only wild red wolf population, including an unknown number of puppies mothered by this wolf that may remain in the wild.
Planning for Connectivity, a long-awaited new guide for connecting and conserving wildlife habitat within and beyond America’s national forests, is now available. This product was collaboratively written and published by Wildlands Network, The Center for Large Landscape Conservation, Defenders of Wildlife and Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative. (Please download pdf attachment below to read.)
Science Magazine's Erik Stokstad's story on the red wolves should be read by every wildlife advocate. The red wolf's future hangs in the balance, as the dubiously organized comment period has closed and the USFWS awaits a decision on the success of the 30-year old red wolf introduction plan from an equally dubious review panel. www.sciencemag.org, September 26th.