gray wolves

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 […]
Gray wolf (Photo: Pixabay user christels)

Wyoming wolves need your help. The state is planning to eliminate more than half of the iconic wolves within its borders.     The Threat to Wyoming Wolves The state of Wyoming is trying to wipe out half of the state’s wolves. They allowed trophy hunters to kill 76 wolves last year. And this year they’re planning to kill even more.1,2There are fewer than […]
Wolf pups

Before the Endangered Species Act, the gray wolf was hunted, trapped and poisoned almost to extinction in the continental U.S. Now the animal may lose the law’s protection.The Associated Press reported in June that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering lifting Endangered Species Act protections for the species. Without the law’s protection, nothing would stand between these incredible […]
Wolf in Minnesota (Photo: Derek Bakken via WikiMedia, CC 2.0)

Right now, the Trump administration is considering erasing Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves. Without continued protection, gray wolves in America would be in danger of vanishing forever.Gray wolves were nearly driven extinct in the 20th century, when lack of legal protection allowed them to be hunted, poisoned and trapped. The Endangered Species Act shields wolves from destruction, allowing […]

This March, we celebrated when Congress took some of the most dangerous anti-wildlife riders out of its omnibus spending bill. Now, we’re doubling down on our efforts to protect wolves in states, including Wyoming and Oregon.Photo: Critterbiz via ShutterstockGray wolves and other wild creatures across the country saw a major victory this spring—Congress heard the voices of Environmental Action supporters […]
Gray Wolf. Photo: Stuart Seeger via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Wolves in Eastern Oregon’s Harl Butte pack could be wiped out. It’s up to us to save them.Imperiled Wolf Pack Just nine wolves, including three pups, make up the Harl Butte pack. The pack ranges across eastern Oregon’s woods and mountains, but four of them have already been tracked, hunted and killed by the state of Oregon in 2017. The state […]
Gray Wolf. Photo: Bruce McKay via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

I have great news: a federal court just ruled that gray wolves around the Great Lakes will keep their Endangered Species Act protections, meaning they can’t be trapped and hunted for sport.1Now we need to stop Congress from not only removing these protections but blocking any further review by the courts.Together, you’ve sent more than 50,000 messages asking your representatives […]