The Wolf Conservation Center’s Support of the Gray Wolf
By Cathy Kangas
The Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem, N.Y. has initiated the formation of the Northeast Wolf Coalition to offer a voice for wolf recovery in the region. The new coalition has submitted a statement to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) in opposition to its 2013 proposal to remove Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections for gray wolves in the contiguous United States.
Gray wolves face possible extinction in the lower 48 because after they lost their ESA protections, states immediately set on a course of unsustainable levels of hunting and trapping. Since then, an independent panel of biologists demonstrated that …read more
Source: Huffington Post Green