gray wolf

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 […]
Gray wolf (Photo: Wildfaces, pixabay)

The House of Representatives has voted to eliminate Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in the lower 48 United States. Will you help save these iconic animals?      Wolves at Risk History shows: when wolves are unprotected, too many of them die. When Great Lakes wolves lost their federal protection in 2012, 1500 were killed before protection finally resumed. Right now, Wyoming […]
Wolf in winter (Pixabay)

Can you write a letter to your local newspaper in support of the Endangered Species Act and the imperiled wildlife it protects?     The ESA Saves Wildlife Without the Endangered Species Act (ESA), hundreds of the nation’s most beloved wildlife species might well be extinct.1 We Need a Strong Endangered Species Act. Scientists say that we are on the brink of a human-caused mass extinction […]

Together, we’re working hard to stand up for the wildlife and wild places that make our planet amazing.     Conservationist and author Edward Abbey once said, “Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.” Over the past few months, many of our country’s wild places and wild creatures have been put at risk. Plastic is piling up in our […]