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feature October 2, 2015

The Endangered Species Act Under Fire

The success and significance of the Endangered Species Act, and Earthjustice’s efforts to safeguard the visionary law from impending threats in Congress, in a discussion with Legislative Counsel Marjorie Mulhall and Managing Attorney Tim Preso.

feature September 14, 2012

A Friend of Wolves for Decades

Earthjustice has worked for more than two decades to protect wolves and return balance to the Northern Rockies ecosystem.

Mexican wolf on the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico.
(Jim Clark / U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)
feature April 26, 2016

Mexican Gray Wolf: What You Need To Know

Find out how Canis lupus baileyi became one of the most endangered mammals in North America — and how it can be saved from extinction.

Article March 12, 2009

Lawsuit Imminent to Save Wolves

Earthjustice is preparing to sue the Obama administration over its stunning decision to withdraw protections from northern gray wolves. Any day now, a notice of intent to sue will be filed, giving  Interior Sec. Ken Salazar just 60 days to rescind his wolf edict or face court action. Salazar last week said he will strip…

Press Release October 29, 2020

Gray Wolf Stripped of Federal Protections

Fish and Wildlife Service removes the gray wolf from the Endangered Species Act, halting wolf recovery

Press Release April 28, 2008

Twelve Conservation Groups Challenge Federal Wolf Delisting

Earthjustice goes to court to challenge a tragically flawed decision by the USFWS to remove ESA protections for wolves

Press Release June 2, 2009

Conservation Groups Challenge Northern Rockies Wolf Delisting

State sponsored hunts scheduled for fall

Press Release February 27, 2008

Eleven Conservation Groups Challenge Federal Wolf Delisting

Wolf recovery strong but not yet complete

F1143, a Mexican gray wolf. The howl of the Mexican gray wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) — the “lobo” of Southwestern lore — is an iconic symbol of the West.
(Wolf Conservation Center)
feature April 2, 2018

The Lobo Wolf’s Lament

Meet the Mexican gray wolf, one of the most endangered mammals in North America. Experts believe the genetically weak population could rebound if more wolves are released into the wild. So why is this wolf, and so many of her kind, living out a life in captivity?

Press Release March 31, 2014

Nearly 500,000 More Americans Speak Out Against Federal Plan to Strip Wolves of Protections

Scientific peer review questioning wolf proposal prompts many to write administration

Press Release September 10, 2012

Conservation Groups Challenge Kill‐at‐Will Policy for Wyoming Wolves

Federal delisting undermines successful recovery of iconic endangered species

Last month, as the deadline to finalize spending legislation approached, Earthjustice attorneys Tim Preso and Marjorie Mulhall broadcasted the congressional threat to wolves on reddit.
(Josef Pittner/iStock)
Article January 8, 2016

Our Pack to the Rescue

Earthjustice attorneys brought their message to the howling masses on reddit. By bringing attention to the plight of wolves, they helped convince Congress not to declare open season on these imperiled canines.

A wolf in the Firehole area of Yellowstone National Park.
(Jim Peaco / National Park Service)
From the Experts March 17, 2022

A New Vision for Wolf Conservation After 150 Years of Yellowstone

Emergency protections are needed for the gray wolf after the Northern Rockies sees the worst persecution of wolves in a century.

Press Release January 15, 2009

Bush Administration Moves One Last Time Against Wolves

Conservation groups will challenge federal wolf delisting… again

Press Release March 6, 2009

Interior Secretary Salazar Announces Wolf Delisting

Conservation groups will challenge the removal of essential federal protections

Biologists fit a female gray wolf with a radio tracking collar.
 (Brendan Oates / U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)
Update January 14, 2021

We’re Challenging the Trump Administration’s Decision to Strip Federal Protection From Wolves Across the Country

Six environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration’s rule that removed Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves across most of the lower-48 states.

A wolf standing in a river next to its prey in Yellowstone National Park.
(CrackerClips Stock Media/Shutterstock)
Article October 26, 2016

How Wolves Saved the Foxes, Mice and Rivers of Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park was plagued by defoliation, erosion, and an unbalanced ecosystem, but everything changed when wolves were reintroduced to the park in 1995.

Press Release December 6, 2021

Lawsuit Challenges Idaho Wolf Trapping Laws That Endanger Grizzlies, Lynx

Idaho’s expanded wolf trapping likely to kill 90% of state’s gray wolf population