Melanie Gade

Communications Specialist

Melanie handles press coverage for wildlife in the Pacific Northwest and Rockies and Plains, as well as Defenders’ national work on the Endangered Species Act.

Posts By: Melanie Gade

Snake River Pack wolf, © ODFW

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

New Study: Legally Killing Wolves Leads to Illegal Poaching; Tragic Ending for Baby Yellowstone Bison; Shame on Shell; Warning from the White House: No Riders!

Loggerhead Sea Turtle at Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge © Robbyn Spratt

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

Too Soon to Delist Yellowstone Grizzlies; Shooting Wolves May Impact Sightings and Tourism; A Sad Turn for Famed Colorado Wolverine M56; First Loggerhead Sea Turtle Nest on Georgia’s Cumberland Island; Two More Lobos in the Wild! Bats in Trouble; Wildlife Safe and Sound in Senate’s Defense Bill…For Now; SB 1386 Passes California State Senate; Being Smart (and Strong) from the Start on Ten West Link; Public Lands Day is Official in Colorado

Mexican gray wolf, © Jim Clark/USFWS

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

Wolverine killed in North Dakota; Bison on chopping clock? Kenya burns ivory and stands up for elephants; A Congressional attack on Mexican gray wolf recovery; New lobos in the New Mexico; Fighting to the very end for our public lands; Proposed new changes to the eagle permit rule

Yellowstone Bison, © Neal Herbert

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

Local Citizens Monitor Elusive Wildlife; Bison as America’s National Mammal; NDAA Once Again Loaded Down With Anti-Wildlife Riders; Wildlife Trafficking Bill Passes Colorado House; Mexican Gray Wolf Milestone

Wolf, © Didier J. Lindsey

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

Grizzlies, Wolves, and the Endangered Species Act; Cameroon Takes a Stand for Elephants; Recovery of World’s Most Endangered Sea Turtle Falters; Defenders Says “Stop” on Solar Development; Wildlife Bills Move Forward in the California State Senate