URGENT: Four Mexican gray wolves caught in leg traps in New Mexico. Many more leg hold traps, snares and poisons are found across the New Mexico landscape.

Will you chip in right now to help provide the resources we need to fight for these wolves – in the field, in court, and in Washington, D.C.?

Erin Edge

Rockies and Plains Representative

Erin EdgeAreas of Expertise: Coexisting with wildlife, Grizzly bear conservation, Grizzly bear policy, Grizzly bear compensation trust, Electric fencing incentive, Outreach, Education, Proactive, non-lethal approaches to managing human-bear and human-wolf conflicts, Collaborative, diverse partnerships, predator policy 

Erin Edge has been with Defenders since 2006 and is based in Missoula, Montana. Erin's work involves working directly with communities, livestock producers, and state/federal/tribal agencies to implement outreach programs, tools and techniques that prevent conflicts with wolves and bears and thereby, prevent unnecessary bear and wolf mortality. Erin also addresses policy changes that effect how grizzly bears and wolves, and their habitat is managed. 
Erin Edge holds a B.S. in Wildlife Biology from the University of Montana. 

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