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  • Bringing back the wolf = bringing back the habitat

    In Decade of the Wolf: Returning the Wolf to Yellowstone, biologist Douglas Smith and nature writer Gary Ferguson seek to separate myth from reality in the long and turbulent saga of the wolf

  • Former refuge manager takes heat for saving frogs

    Wayne Shifflett, former manager of the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge in southern Arizona, was charged with illegally moving a small population of imperiled Chiricahua leopard frog tadpoles, in order to save their lives when drought threatened their habitat.

  • Is Preble's just another meadow mouse?

    The Fish and Wildlife Service wants to delist the threatened Preble’s meadow jumping mouse, on the grounds that the animal is genetically identical to a more common species

  • It takes a community to save the sage grouse

    The writer says it’s up to locals to keep sage grouse alive

  • Rulings keep the West open for business

    Recent decisions not to list as endangered the white-tailed and black-tailed prairie dogs and the greater sage grouse open the door to increased energy exploration and development in the West

  • Squirrels not victims of conspiracy

  • Wolves are welcome in one Western state

    Oregon has developed a blueprint that will allow eight or more wolf packs to move in from neighboring Idaho

  • Here come the wolves

    The writer totes up the pluses and minuses of wolves returning to Colorado and Utah

  • New Mexico may change wolf policy

    The New Mexico Game Commission has asked the state Game and Fish department to re-evaluate its management of endangered Mexican wolves

  • Wolf foes get medieval

    A series of animal poisonings in Wyoming and Idaho raises questions about whether the states are ready to take on management of wolves

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