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Our Work & Impact

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public comments to stop the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposal to roll back red wolf protections and helped garner the North Carolina governor’s support for red wolf recovery.
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volunteer scientists documenting wolverines, fishers, lynxes and—for the first time—wolverine kits in the Bitterroot National Forest in the 4th year of our Wolverine Watchers program.
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scientists signed a Defenders testimonial that a U.S.-Mexico border wall would devastate the borderlands ecosystem—home to ocelots, Mexican gray wolves, butterflies and ferruginous pygmy owls.

News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.

Two More Mexican Gray Wolves Caught in Traps as Incidents Continue in New Mexico

Defenders of Wildlife has learned that two more Mexican gray wolves were recently caught in foothold traps in New Mexico.