DeFazio leads 73 Members on bipartisan letter urging Interior Secretary Jewell to maintain critical gray wolf protections; wolf advocates bring strong opposition to Wednesday’s Idaho Fish and Game hearing; Wolf control board moves through Senate.
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Wolf advocates outnumber anti-wolf extremists at Monday’s hearing on Gov. Otter’s Wolf Control Board; Yellowstone Park biologists say no monitored wolves killed in 2013; Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife investigates dead wolf in northern Washington; Wolf baiting proposal for Idaho’s panhandle?
In advance of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to strip federal protection for most gray wolves in the contiguous 48 states, the Agency denied Washingtonians the opportunity to testify in opposition by refusing to hold a public hearing in the Pacific Northwest. This did not go over well in Washington! In fact, over 100 citizens decided to host their own hearing on Sunday December 15th to oppose stripping federal protections for gray wolves.
Wolf advocates came out in droves last Friday in Sacramento to tell U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials that we will not stand for their proposal to remove federal protections for gray wolves across most of the continental U.S.
Rundown of this week’s wolf hearings in Denver and Albuquerque and an update on a deadly loss for red wolves.