This year marks the 20th anniversary of the wolf’s return to Yellowstone National Park.
Wolves once roamed the United States before decades of unregulated slaughter wiped them out. It wasn’t until they were missing that people began to recognize the crucial role wolves play in maintaining the health of the natural world.
The gray wolf was one of the first to be protected by the Endangered Species Act. Its re-introduction in the northern Rockies restored a balance in the ecosystem.
But now, Congress is threatening the future of wolves.
Some politicians are seeking to prematurely remove their protections—subverting one of the most effective laws of the land. We must not allow Congress to undermine the Endangered Species Act:
The Summer of Wolves
I said, ‘They’re home.’”
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WOLVES ARE BACK IN THE CROSSHAIRS. HELP US FIGHT BACK!
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Illustrations by Daniel Egnéus. Narration by Leah Russo.
Photo of U.S. Capitol by Architect of the Capitol.