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 […]
Red Wolf, captive (Photo: Matthew Zalewski via Flickr CC BY 4.0)

In 2019, not a single red wolf pup was born in the wild — a first since the reintroduction program began decades ago.1     Red wolves are on the brink of extinction in the wild. With no new pups, red wolves’ future is far from certain. And with just 14 or fewer remaining, it’s clear that red wolves need all the allies they […]
Captive red wolf (Photo: John Froschauer via Flickr, CC 2.0 Licence)

Last year, there were 35 wild red wolves left. Now, only 14 are known to survive. These magnificent animals are going extinct on our watch.       As few as 14 wild red wolves remain alive. Meanwhile, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is refusing to release any information about what, if anything, it’s doing to stop extinction from claiming these wolves for […]
Wolf howling.

  By Julia DeVito, digital campaigner Only 5,500 wolves roam the lower 48 states. Their survival is now far from certain. On March 6, the Department of the Interior announced plans to take America’s gray wolves off the federal endangered species list. Along with their spot on the list, the wolves would also lose protections afforded by the Endangered Species Act (ESA). We […]
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 […]
Save wolves in Wyoming (Photo: Pixabay)

In Wyoming’s wolf hunt last year — the first since gray wolves lost Endangered Species Act protections there — 76 wolves were killed. This year’s hunt was extended to be a month longer than the first, and the quota of wolves that can be killed is higher, too.1,2   At least three dozen wolves are already dead on the doorstep of Yellowstone […]
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: raincarnation40, pixabay)

It’s unconscionable to murder wolves for simply trying to survive. Tell Washington wildlife officials to stop authorizing the killing of wolf families today.       Washington Wolves Threatened Washington state and the state Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) have ordered that wolves be killed from three different wolf families this winter. Wolves have rebounded in the state since 2008, but their resiliency puts […]
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 […]