Captive red wolf (Photo: John Froschauer via Flickr, CC 2.0 Licence)

The Fish and Wildlife service is declaring open season on the last 35 wild red wolves. Please take action to save them.   The Threat to Red Wolves Until now, hunting and killing of these rare animals has been strictly forbidden. But the Fish and Wildlife Service just announced a new plan that would shrink the wolves’ protected habitat to only one refuge, […]
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, captive (Photo: Derek Bakken via Flickr CC BY 2.0)

Sharing social media posts like these can promote better awareness about and appreciation for the environment. Want to help? Just pick a post and click to share!Environmental Action Shares for FacebookEnvironmental Action Shares for TwitterSome good news to start your day! The @washingtonpost reports: “A federal appeals court has ordered a halt to construction of Dominion Energy’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline, finding that […]
Yosemite National Park (Photo: Tommy Lisbin, Unsplash)

Ready for this week’s Environmental Action shares?Sharing these posts and tweets with your social media friends is a great way promote respect for the environment with credible, well-sourced journalism and meaningful ways to make a difference for nature. This week, you’ll find news on wolves, the Environmental Protection Agency, public lands and more.Environmental Action Shares for FacebookEnvironmental Action Shares […]
Mexican Gray Wolf (Photo: USFWS)

Mexican gray wolves are already on the brink — we can’t let Congress push them into extinction.Why are Mexican gray wolves at risk? There are just over 100 Mexican gray wolves living in the wild. But Sen. Jeff Flake just introduced legislation to erase their Endangered Species Act protections.That would be a devastating step backwards, opening the door to hunting, trapping […]
Environmental Action Impact: Gray Wolves

Have you made your 2017 year-end donation to Environmental Action to help protect wolves and nature yet? It’s easy, secure, and a great way to support effective advocacy for wolves, wildlife and the environment in the new year.Your 2017 year-end donation to Environmental Action makes a difference. Your 2017 year-end donation to Environmental Action helps wolves. The lonesome howl of a […]
Gray Wolf. Photo: Stuart Seeger via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

We talk a lot about wolves. Here’s why.The lonesome howl of a gray wolf may conjure romantic images of the American West, but the species has long been targeted for eradication. In the 1900s, gray wolves were trapped, poisoned, hunted, and otherwise largely eliminated from the Lower 48 United States. In 1960 no more than 800 remained of a wolf population that had […]
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 […]