National Wolf Protections in Jeopardy, Take Action Today!


On March 15, 2019, the Fish and Wildlife Service published a rule proposing to prematurely remove gray wolves across the country from the Endangered Species Act. This is now the third attempt by the federal government to remove these critical protections; the previous two rejected for violating basic scientific and recovery standards. This is a … Continue reading National Wolf Protections in Jeopardy, Take Action Today!

Cascadia Files Petition to Extend Wolf Monitoring


Legal Petition Seeks Extension of Federal Monitoring for Northern Rockies Wolves New Study: Hunting Likely Spurring Harmful Declines in Northern Rocky Wolves   VICTOR, Idaho — Five conservation groups filed a petition today requesting that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service continue monitoring northern Rocky Mountain gray wolves for another five years. The existing monitoring … Continue reading Cascadia Files Petition to Extend Wolf Monitoring

Lawsuit Launched to Protect Northwest Prairie Bird Species


For Immediate Release, August 5, 2015   Contact:     Nick Cady, Cascadia Wildlands, (541) 434-1463, nick@cascwild.org Noah Greenwald, Center for Biological Diversity, (503) 484-7495, ngreenwald@biologicaldiversity.org   Lawsuit Launched to Gain Stronger Protections for Northwest Bird Gaping Loophole in Federal Protection Exempts Farming, Spraying, Airport Activities Harmful to Streaked Horned Larks in Oregon, Washington   PORTLAND, … Continue reading Lawsuit Launched to Protect Northwest Prairie Bird Species

Wolf Tracks


Willamette Week by Aaron Mesh May 27, 2015   Nick Cady is thrilled to see the return of gray wolves to Oregon’s Cascade Range. He celebrated when the wolf dubbed OR-7 was spotted south of Crater Lake in 2011, more than 60 years after hunters wiped out the species from the state.   But even … Continue reading Wolf Tracks

Nearly a Million Americans Speak Out Against Stripping Federal Protections From Wolves


Animal Welfare Institute * California Wolf Center * Cascadia Wildlands * Center for Biological Diversity * Conservation Northwest * Defenders of Wildlife * Earthjustice * Endangered Species Coalition Environmental Information Protection Center * Environmental Action * International Fund for Animal Welfare * Kansas Wild * Living with Wolves * National Parks Conservation Association * Natural … Continue reading Nearly a Million Americans Speak Out Against Stripping Federal Protections From Wolves

Problems with the White Knight, Red Queen and Wolves


By Bob Ferris   I have been working in the wolf arena for most of my post-college career and so I watched with great interest the crowds at the various wolf hearings which by all accounts and in all places leaned towards continued federal-level gray wolf protections.  At the same time I have also watched … Continue reading Problems with the White Knight, Red Queen and Wolves

Bob Ferris Talks about Wolves on the Radio


Bob Ferris talks about wolves on radio station KSVR in Mount Vernon, Washington.  As the clock ticks down on the gray wolf delisting comment period, it is important to get get the facts and get active on wolves.  The interview starts at the 7:10 minute mark. Click Here to LIsten  

Raise Your Voice for Wolves—Sacramento


Cascadia Wildlands’ supporters in Northern California should make an extra effort to attend and make comments at the US Fish and Wildlife Service field hearing on federal wolf delisting scheduled for October 2nd in Sacramento, California.  This hearing to be held at the Clarion Inn, Martinique Ball Room, 1401 Arden Way, in Sacramento from 6 … Continue reading Raise Your Voice for Wolves—Sacramento

On Becoming a Wolf Activist—Do the wolf waltz


By Bob Ferris “Silence in the face of injustice is complicity with the oppressor.” Ginetta Sagan   The title of a recent opinion piece in a Utah paper nailed it: Making War on Wolves.  Because what we are seeing out there is truly a war waged on a wildlife species. And like with most wars … Continue reading On Becoming a Wolf Activist—Do the wolf waltz

Excuse me but when exactly did the USFWS become the CIA?


By Bob Ferris I have worked on conservation issues through more than seven administrations and during that time I have known personally most of the directors of the US Fish and Wildlife Service.  In nearly all instances these have basically been stand-up folks trying to do the best job possible under trying circumstances.  With all … Continue reading Excuse me but when exactly did the USFWS become the CIA?