2019: Gray Wolves Protection Confirmed in California


Alex Wierbinski's picture

By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 29 January 2019

RETURN of the WOLVES

Gray Wolves in California

OR-7 Leads the Way
Gray wolf OR7. CDFW photo by Richard Shinn.
Gray wolf OR7. CDFW photo by Richard Shinn.

Judge upholds protection for gray wolves in California,
AP, January 28, 2019.

MAIN POINTS

Protections Upheld
“A California judge on Monday upheld protection for gray wolves under the state’s Endangered Species Act, rejecting a legal challenge from ranchers and farmers who fear the predators will threaten their livestock.”

“...California was right to list the wolves as endangered in 2014.”

“...California Farm Bureau Federation and the California Cattlemen’s Association argued the listing was arbitrary because there are so few wolves in the state.”

OR-7
“A wolf known as OR-7 made headlines in 2011 when it traveled south from Oregon — making it the first known wolf in California since 1924.”

“The California Fish and Game Commission granted the gray wolf protections under the state’s endangered species act, despite opposition from hunting and livestock groups who worry an unchecked population will kill deer and valuable cattle.”

“OR-7 eventually returned to Oregon in 2014 and the wolf has successfully reproduced each year since. ”

 

 

Family Life Ensues
Gray wolf and pups, Photo taken by US Forest Service remote trail camera. June 29, 2017.
Photo taken by US Forest Service remote trail camera. June 29, 2017

 

 

Earlier

Second pack of gray wolves spotted in Northern California,
Phys Org, July 6, 2017.

MAIN POINTS

“These wolves, named the Lassen Pack by the U.S. Forest Service employee who first detected their location, are the second pack of gray wolves known to be in California since they were killed off in the 1920s.”

“They are also listed as endangered by the federal government.”

 

TOP

 

Pubbies at Play
Wolf puppies at play in Lassen National Forest, Photo taken by US Forest Service remote trail camera. June 30, 2017.
Photo taken by US Forest Service remote trail camera. June 30, 2017.

 

 

More
Gray Wolves in Northern California Images & Information

California Department of Fish & Wildlife

More CDFW Gray Wolf Photos

 

Video

CDFW Video of Playing Puppies on Utube

 

 

Consequences of Saving Species Grows, as do the Consequences of Killing them

Yellowstone streams recovering thanks to wolf reintroduction,
Oregon State University, OSU, November 8. 2018.

 

 

 

High Sierra Coyotes & Wolves in California

 

 

 

January 2019 Trail News

 

 

 

 

 

More
Nature News

 

Climate Destruction News

 

Trees

Bee News

Bear News

Spider Forum

Bird News

Small Mammals

Frogs and Reptiles

Butterfly News

 

Health and Fitness

Mountain Safety

Mosquito News

Female Trail

High Sierra History

 

Astro-Phys, Space, & Science News

High Sierra Geology News

Fish, Oceans, & Water News

Anthropocene

 

All High Sierra News

 

 

TOP

 

gray wolf, endangered species, protections, upheld, California, images, pictures, puppy, video

 

Powered by Drupal, an open source content management system

Latest News: RSS FEED

Syndicate content

Support Tahoe to Whitney

The Tahoe to Whitney Trail Guide and Magazine are walked, written, funded, and supported by my efforts, with the help of kindred spirits and my sister.

We offer valuable Trail Guide, Skills, Weather, News and Analysis.

My goal is to get you out to see your natural and social potential. Help me keep this unique resource accessible and expanding towards its potential. We've a lot of miles to cover ahead...

I NEED HELP!
If you feel these efforts are valuable, I'm cordially inviting you to support them, here:

 

 

I am currently working towards publishing the completed guide between Tahoe & Yosemite as an e-book, while converting this "blog" to a fine magazine format. You will like the results! Help Tahoe to Whitney reach its potential!

 

Why Support Tahoe to Whitney?
Mission Statement