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Wolf in winter (Pixabay)

The clock is ticking toward the end of our fiscal year — and so is the clock for gray wolves. Right now, the Trump administration is deciding whether wolves will keep the protection of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), or become vulnerable to legal hunting and trapping nationwide.   Help fuel our work in the year to come. With your support, we’ve stood […]
Wolf pups

There’s not a moment to lose — the Trump administration could announce its decision to officially end Endangered Species Act (ESA) protection for wolves at any minute.     Wolves were almost hunted to extinction once before. In the early 1900s, almost every single gray wolf in America was shot to death. The protection of the ESA has helped these amazing animals slowly begin […]

Idaho lawmakers want to make parts of the state into permanent “wolf-free zones” where an unlimited number of wolves can be killed — even when mothers are in dens with their pups.1     Wolves could be hunted to extinction. Hunting once killed nearly every single wolf in the lower 48 states. If states like Idaho turn into wolf killing free-for-alls, we face the […]
Baby wolves in the forest.

It’s been a hard year for gray wolves — and the coming year will be even more pivotal to their survival.     Wolves have a big year ahead. This past spring, the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced its intent to remove wolves from the list of species protected by the Endangered Species Act (ESA).1 Throughout the summer, we rallied nature lovers across […]
Protect Gray Wolves

It’s hunting season in Wyoming, and wolves are dying by the dozen.     Wyoming’s wolf hunt is deadly. Twenty-six wolves have already been shot dead on Yellowstone’s doorstep during this year’s hunting season, and it’s not over yet.1 In 2017, Wyoming set a goal of slashing its wolf population in half — bringing it down to just 160.2 Every subsequent hunting season brings […]
Wolf in Minnesota (Photo: Derek Bakken via WikiMedia, CC 2.0)

Washington wolves need our help right now. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) just killed four members of the Old Profanity Territory wolf pack, leaving only one wolf alive.1       Washington wolves are dying. A judge has blocked the killing of the last Old Profanity Territory wolf for now, but this isn’t the only pack with a current kill order out […]
OR14, a female wolf in Oregon (Photo: Oregon Department of Fish and Game)

Any animal that triggers a “cyanide bomb” can asphyxiate and die in just minutes.1,2       Cyanide bombs kill wolves and other wildlife. Imagine a wolf exploring, using its sensitive nose to search for clues about its environment. It might come across a small, unfamiliar object that smells just like food. Wolves are curious and intelligent, so it might bite or pull on the […]
Protect Gray Wolves

It’s now or never for gray wolves in the Lower 48 states: The Interior Department just moved to end wolves’ Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections.1    Gray wolves need our help right now. This could be a disaster. Delisting wolves in this way would leave them vulnerable across the entire Lower 48 states. Hunting, trapping and poisoning nearly drove wolves to extinction in the […]
Wolf in winter (pixabay)

We have some great news to share about our end-of-year campaign for wolves and the environment.   More than 550 generous supporters contributed to our end-of-year fundraising drive! These donations will help fuel our campaigns to save endangered wolves, other wildlife and the wild places they call home. With these gifts, we’ll be able to continue organizing against state-ordered wolf killings like the one […]
Grey wolf (Wildfaces, pixabay)

With three wolf packs in Washington State targeted for killing this winter, we don’t have a moment to lose on this campaign.     The Wolf and the Wild There’s something so special about wolves. Their fierce beauty and musical howls have inspired us for generations. Today, they are not only powerful symbols of wilderness, but vital components of the ecosystems they call […]