Lawsuits say Mexican grey wolf recovery plan is flawed | National Post

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — U.S. wildlife managers failed to adopt a recovery plan for the endangered Mexican grey wolf that would protect against illegal killings and the consequences of inbreeding, according to lawsuits filed Tuesday by environmentalists.Two coalitions of environmental groups filed separate complaints in federal court in Arizona, marking the latest challenges in a decades-long …

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Fish and Wildlife unveils Mexican gray wolf recovery plan | Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released its long-awaited Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan on Wednesday, the first update since 1982, and environmental groups say it doesn’t go far enough to protect the endangered subspecies.A draft of it released in July received more than 100,000 public comments, said Sherry Barrett, the Mexican gray …

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Thousands weigh in on wolf recovery plan | Local News | santafenewmexican.com

Just hours before the Tuesday night deadline approached for the public to weigh in on a proposed federal management plan for the endangered Mexican gray wolf, more than 9,000 comments had been posted online. Thousands more had been submitted to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service by mail — most opposing a wolf recovery plan that …

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Report from the International Wolf Symposium 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Wolf Intelligencer attended the International Wolf Symposium presented by the International Wolf Center last weekend. It was held  October 11th through 14th in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the Minneapolis Marriot Northwest. The theme of the symposium was “Wolves in a Changing World.” While there, I overheard the attendance quote at 453 participants. The Symposium kicked …

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US, states agree to collaborate on Mexican wolf recovery – seattlepi.com

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – U.S. government and state officials intend to work together to recover an endangered species of wolves that once roamed the America Southwest, with a new signed agreement.The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish announced the agreement with Arizona and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday. It’s aimed at …

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U.S. adopts plan to restore Mexican gray wolf population in the Southwest – Portland Press Herald

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — After decades of legal challenges and political battles that have pitted states against the federal government, U.S. wildlife managers on Wednesday finally adopted a plan to guide the recovery of a wolf that once roamed parts of the American Southwest and northern Mexico.The plan sets a goal of having an average of …

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Business leaders urge Mexican wolf restoration in Grand Canyon area

Over 60 business leaders have urged the federal government to release endangered Mexican gray wolves into the Grand Canyon region, expanding the predator’s habitat beyond eastern Arizona.The group submitted a letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service criticizing the agency’s long-awaited recovery plan released in June because it confined the recovery zone south of …

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A new federal plan for Mexican wolf management meets states’ wants, but does it meet the wolves’ needs?

Rain clouds roiled over Truth or Consequences as about 70 people filed into the Civic Center auditorium to watch US Fish and Wildlife Service staff scroll through a presentation on the recently released draft plan for Mexican gray wolf recovery. It’s been 20 years since the wolves were reintroduced to the wild, and 40 since …

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Conservationists blast long-awaited recovery plan for Mexican wolves, which excludes Utah, Colorado from lobos’ range | The Salt Lake Tribune

As Utah officials had hoped, a draft federal plan for the recovery of the endangered Mexican gray wolf does not include Utah or Colorado in the area envisioned for the wolf’s range.Released Thursday after decades of delay, the proposal appears to deviate sharply from a draft five years ago, when U.S. Fish and Wildlife scientists …

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The fight and politics for saving Mexican Gray Wolves

Courtesy of The Southwest Environmental Center Commentary:  The Southwest Environmental Center blasted the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (NMDGF) for trying to block releases of endangered Mexican wolves into the state. NMDGF announced today that it was seeking a temporary restraining order to prevent the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) from releasing …

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