Photo Credit: Kent Struble
Erin Hunt, Director of Operations,
Photos and video are available for credentialed media. Please to request multimedia content.
The Mexican wolf Interagency Field Team (IFT) completed the annual year-end population survey, documenting a minimum of 113 Mexican wolves in the wild in Arizona and New Mexico at the end of 2016. This compares with a minimum of 97 wild wolves in 2015. More information here.
Five years after Journey's first steps into Califoria, the Golden State has a Wolf Conservation Plan. Read our thoughts and we are doing for gray wolves in the California here.
Read the joint press release from Arizona Department of Game and Fish, Chicago Zoological Society, Endangered Wolf Center and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on the success of crossfostering in the Southwest here.
We have established California's first Range Rider program in collaboration with Northern California ranchers. Read about it here.
Read our press release here about the most recent wolf that has dispersed into California, OR-25.
A wild wolf pack is confirmed to be in Siskiyou County. We have been working hard to lay a foundation for wolves to peacefully return to California after being eradicated by humans decades ago. We could not be more happy the wait is over. An amazing moment to be celebrated! See our press release here.
For the first time, endangered Mexican gray wolf pups have been fostered into a free-ranging pack in the wild. This enhances genetic diversity in the wild and gives the foster pups a chance to grow up wild in the care of an experienced pack. You can read more about this historic event in endangered species recovery in the USFWS press release here.
Over 1 million people have spoken out, urging USFWS to maintain protections for gray wolves.
The Pacific Wolf Coalition, of which the California Wolf Center is a steering committee member, has submitted over 100,000 comments on behalf of citizens in the Pacific West urging USFWS to maintain protections for gray wolves.
The Pacific Wolf Coalition, of which the California Wolf Center is a steering committee member, has formally requested that USFWS schedule additional hearings on the proposed delisting to allow more citizens to attend and participate. The formal request letter can be viewed here and the press release can be viewed here.
California Wolf Center, Center for Biological Diversity, Sierra Club of California, Natural Resources Defense Council, Klamath Forest Alliance, and Winston Thomas, Ph.D. have partnered to sponsor a preliminary review of the historical presence of wolves in California. The assessment, conducted by Sonoma State University, can be viewed here and the press release can be viewed here.
US Fish and Wildlife Service proposes delisting gray wolves in lower 48 states, except Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest.
One year anniversary of OR-7's arrival in California inspires new wolf alliance to chart a new course for wolf recovery in the Pacific states.
California Fish and Game Commission accepts petition to list the gray wolf under the California Endangered Species Act, and immediate "candidate status" protections kick in during 12-month review process.
California Wolf Center's comment letter to California Fish and Game Commission regarding listing the gray wolf under the California Endangered Species Act.
California Department of Fish and Game says protection for gray wolves may be warranted under the California Endangered Species Act.
California Wolf Center welcomes the first wild wolf in California since 1924
California Wolf Center Board Member Dan Moriarty featured in important conservation research
California Wolf Center and others help the Elementary Institute of Science get to Glacier National Park
Wolf Awareness Week at the California Wolf Center, featuring Bob Landis
Legendary Mexican Wolf Passes Away at 15 at the California Wolf Center
WolfQuest and California Wolf Center Partner Up to Educate Kids about Wolves
Wolf Awareness Week at the California Wolf Center, featuring Maggie Dwire
Genetically Valuable Pups Born at the California Wolf Center
Wolf Awareness Week at the California Wolf Center, featuring Ed Bangs
Mexican Wolf Litter Born at the California Wolf Center