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Critically Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf Pups Cross-fostered into the Wild

For the first time, endangered Mexican gray wolf pups have been fostered into a free-ranging pack in the wild. This enhances genetic diversity in the wild and gives the foster pups a chance to grow up wild in the care of an experienced pack. You can read more about this historic event in endangered species recovery in the USFWS press release here.

California Dept of Fish and Wildlife Weighs in on Listing Gray Wolves under California Endangered Species Act, February 2014

CDFW recommends not listing gray wolves at this time. You can read the California Wolf Center press release here and the full CDFW status report here.

National Update on the Proposed Delisting of Gray Wolves, December 2013

Over 1 million people have spoken out, urging USFWS to maintain protections for gray wolves.

Pacific Wolf Coalition Update on the Proposed Delisting of Gray Wolves, December 2013

The Pacific Wolf Coalition, of which the California Wolf Center is a steering committee member, has submitted over 100,000 comments on behalf of citizens in the Pacific West urging USFWS to maintain protections for gray wolves.

Request for Additional Hearings on the Proposed Delisting of Gray Wolves, September 2013

The Pacific Wolf Coalition, of which the California Wolf Center is a steering committee member, has formally requested that USFWS schedule additional hearings on the proposed delisting to allow more citizens to attend and participate. The formal request letter can be viewed here and the press release can be viewed here.

Archeology Report on the Historical Presence of Wolves in California, September 2013

California Wolf Center, Center for Biological Diversity, Sierra Club of California, Natural Resources Defense Council, Klamath Forest Alliance, and Winston Thomas, Ph.D. have partnered to sponsor a preliminary review of the historical presence of wolves in California. The assessment, conducted by Sonoma State University, can be viewed here and the press release can be viewed here.

Press Release, June 2013

US Fish and Wildlife Service proposes delisting gray wolves in lower 48 states, except Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest.

Press Release, December 2012

One year anniversary of OR-7's arrival in California inspires new wolf alliance to chart a new course for wolf recovery in the Pacific states.

Press Release, October 2012

California Fish and Game Commission accepts petition to list the gray wolf under the California Endangered Species Act, and immediate "candidate status" protections kick in during 12-month review process.

Official Comment, September 2012

California Wolf Center's comment letter to California Fish and Game Commission regarding listing the gray wolf under the California Endangered Species Act.

Press Release, August 2012

California Department of Fish and Game says protection for gray wolves may be warranted under the California Endangered Species Act.

Press Release, December 2011

California Wolf Center welcomes the first wild wolf in California since 1924

Article, November 2010

California Wolf Center Board Member Dan Moriarty featured in important conservation research

Press Release, June 2010

California Wolf Center and others help the Elementary Institute of Science get to Glacier National Park

Press Release, October 2009

Wolf Awareness Week at the California Wolf Center, featuring Bob Landis

Press Release, June 2009

Legendary Mexican Wolf Passes Away at 15 at the California Wolf Center

Press Release, January 2009

WolfQuest and California Wolf Center Partner Up to Educate Kids about Wolves

Press Release, October 2008

Wolf Awareness Week at the California Wolf Center, featuring Maggie Dwire

Press Release, June 2008

Genetically Valuable Pups Born at the California Wolf Center

Press Release, October 2007

Wolf Awareness Week at the California Wolf Center, featuring Ed Bangs

Press Release, June 2007

Mexican Wolf Litter Born at the California Wolf Center

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