Don't Delist Endangered Wolves
  • Petitioned Interior Secretary Sally Jewell

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Interior Secretary Sally Jewell
President of the United States

Don't Delist Endangered Wolves

    1. Petition by

      Earthjustice

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently proposed removing federal Endangered Species Act protections across nearly the entire lower-48 states. We need you to act now!

This would be a disastrous setback for gray wolf recovery in the United States.

The recovery of gray wolves is an American success story, from their reintroduction in the northern Rocky Mountains to their comeback in the western Great Lakes states. But there are few, if any, gray wolves in the vast majority of their former range. If the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removes gray wolf federal protections, wolves in the Pacific Northwest, California, the southern Rocky Mountains, and the Northeast will face even more difficult odds than they do already.

It is critical that the administration not proceed with a blanket national delisting of the gray wolf, when wolves are still missing across so much of the U.S. landscape.

Urge President Obama and Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell to maintain protections for gray wolves in the lower 48 states.

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    1. Reached 30,000 signatures
    2. TAKE ACTION: Protect Wolves From State-Led Hunts

      Protect Wolves From State-Led Hunts - Earthjustice

      The Obama Administration has announced plans to abandon federal protections for gray wolves in nearly the entire continental United States. Prevent this premature delisting!

    3. Reached 25,000 signatures
    4. Speak Out Against Attacks on the Endangered Species Act

      Speak Out for Strong Protections for Wildlife - Earthjustice

      It's hard to understand how some in the new Congress think they were elected to sacrifice our wildest and most vulnerable creatures for political gain.

    5. Obama Administration Proposes Stripping Federal Protections for Wolves Nati

      Obama Administration Proposes Stripping Federal Protections for Wolves Nationally

      Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed removing federal Endangered Species Act protections for wolves across nearly the entire lower-48 states, a plan that would be disastrous for gray wolf recovery in the United States.

    6. Reached 9,000 signatures

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    • jennifer rose SHELBY TWP, MI
      • 2 months ago

      Wolves are a keystone species and are critical to keep a proper balance in the ecosystem. Do not let the financial interests of individuals (ranchers) and the self-serving interests of hunters destroy our habitat.

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    • susan auger BLACKPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 3 months ago

      we need wolves,all part of the chain for our eco system ..don't be led by the hunters and farmers...

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    • Tiffany Farr TALLAHASSEE, FL
      • 3 months ago

      Animals don't deserve to die.

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    • Kristee Wittrig PHOENIX, AZ
      • 3 months ago

      Every article I open lately is about killing wolves in about all states. Kill, kill, kill, seems to be the only solution here for your people. Why is it necessary to be so inhumane to these beautiful, majestic creatures? Let nature cull them accordingly like it always has in the past before the true varmits (people) came along and intervened. I just seen a picture of a wolf with pups! Shame on you people!

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    • Anita Kanitz STUTTGART, GERMANY
      • 3 months ago

      “Let's be clear. The planet is not in jeopardy. We are in jeopardy. We haven't got the power to destroy the planet - or to save it. But we might have the power to save ourselves.”

      ― Michael Crichton

      If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree. ”

      ― Michael Crichton

      “The planet has survived everything, in its time. It will certainly survive us.”

      ― Michael Crichton, Jurassic Park

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