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A remote camera snapped this photo of a wolf pup in California's Lassen National Forest in 2017. Recently a state judge upheld protections for California's growing wolf population.
(U.S. Forest Service via AP)
Article February 13, 2019

Court Ruling Aids Wolves’ Return to California

A judge’s decision to uphold California’s protections for wolves is a step in the right direction, but one lone wolf’s epic journey across state lines shows that federal protections are necessary to ensure the species’ continued survival.

Members of the Shasta Pack captured by a California Department of Fish and Wildlife trail cam.
(CDFW trail cam photo)
Press Release: Victory January 28, 2019

Gray Wolves Will Keep California Endangered Species Protection

A state court judge today upheld protection for gray wolves under the California Endangered Species Act

Document March 14, 2017

California Wolves – Motion to Intervene

Earthjustice is representing the Center for Biological Diversity, Environmental Protection Information Center, Klamath Siskiyou Wildlands Center and Cascadia Wildlands in this motion to intervene in a lawsuit that seeks to strip gray wolves of protection under CESA.

Members of the Shasta Pack captured by a California Department of Fish and Wildlife trail cam.
(CDFW trail cam photo)
Press Release March 14, 2017

Conservation Groups Oppose Effort to Remove Wolf Protections in California

Organizations seek intervention on industry challenge to endangered status

CA Fish & Wildlife trail cameras have recorded five wolf pups and individual adults in Siskiyou County in Northern California. These are the first pups documented in the state since wolves were driven out in the 1920s.
(California Department of Fish & Wildlife)
Article August 26, 2015

Pack of Pups Signals Wolves May Be in California to Stay

A group of five gray wolf pups and several adults has been spotted in California—the first time in almost 100 years that wolf pups have been seen in the state.

Remote camera photo of OR7 captured on 5/3/2014 in eastern Jackson County on USFS land.
(U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service/
Article June 23, 2015

A Literal Lone Wolf: The Journey of OR-7

The journey of OR-7, a wandering wolf who has captured the hearts and minds of thousands of people all over the world, is of even more importance now as the House and Senate consider must-pass spending bills containing bad wolf-focused policy riders.

OR-10, a gray wolf.
(Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife)
Article June 4, 2014

Love and the Law Come to the Lone Wolf

California’s famous lone gray wolf – the first to set foot in the Golden State since his forebears were slaughtered to extinction nearly 100 years ago – has found love just across the border in Oregon, where biologists yesterday said they photographed his two pups peeking from a log.

Article December 30, 2012

One-Year Anniversary Of California's Lone Wolf

Wolf OR7 has successfully lived in northeast corner of state

Article May 18, 2012

An Ode to Journey (OR7): Don't Stop Believing

California’s only “official” gray wolf runs with the coyotes

Article December 13, 2011

The 730-Mile Journey Of One Oregon Wolf

California, here he comes? His search for a mate goes viral