The Fight To Maintain Protected Status For Wolves

Dec 23, 2013

We nearly wiped out wolves in the United States. 

A gray wolf in the wild.
Credit Oregon State University

And now large areas that were once home to wolves, including all of California, are wolf-free. 

Just the same, the federal government proposes lifting some protections for gray wolves, and a comment period on the proposal just closed. 

The idea faces predictably fierce opposition from Cascadia Wildlands and a host of other environmental groups.