Re-introduction of the Wolf in the Southwest
Newsclips on Wolf Re-Introduction
Here are newsclips from the Arizona Daily Star and other newspapers about the wolf re-introduction into the Southwest.
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- [Arizona Republic. 1995. The time is right to reintroduce El Lobo into the wilds of Arizona. October 21.] An early editorial.
- [Arizona Daily Star. 1998. Three Mexican gray wolves to be released in Arizona today. January 26.] The release itself, plus pros and cons about re-introducing the wolf.
- [Christian Science Monitor. 1998. Clash of values over saving gray wolf. November 30.] Re-introduced wolves being killed.
- [Arizona Daily Star. 1999a. Four more gray wolves set free in eastern Arizona. March 16.] More wolves released.
- [Arizona Daily Star. 1999b. Wolves being watched after attack on calf. June 26.] After wolves attacked calves, the re-introduction program itself is attacked.
- [Arizona Daily Star. 2000a. Wolf re-introduction program 'on target': Foes aren't happy. November 20.] A 3rd-year report card of wolf re-introduction in Arizona.
- [Arizona Daily Star. 2000b. Man and the wolf. November 27]. Editorial about the wolf re-introduction program.
- [Arizona Daily Star. 2001a. Wolf release program would suffer if state pulls back. May 11.] Pros and cons for Arizona participating in the wolf re-introduction program.
- [Arizona Daily Star. 2001b. Wolves: wait and see. May 12.] Editorial not to abandon the federal wolf re-introduction program, with reasons why not.
- [Arizona Daily Star. 2001c. State G&F opposes new wolf sites. May 13.] Arizona Game and Fish opposes new wolf re-introduction sites in Arizona.
- [Tucson Weekly. 2001. Wolf Whistle. June 14.] About Arizona Game and Fish deciding whether or not to continue participating.
- [Arizona Daily Star. 2002. U.S. orders death for 2 gray wolves. December 7.] Back to officially killing "problem" wolves.
- [Arizona Daily Star. 2003a. Gray wolf shot, killed; reward for info is $10K. April 18.] Unofficially killing wolves.
- [Arizona Daily Star. 2003b. U.S. deliberately kills endangered wolf. May 30.] The rationale for removing "problem" wolves.
- [Arizona Daily Star. 2003c. Stop killing wild wolves, activists ask. June 10.] Arguments against killing re-introduced wolves.
- [Arizona Daily Star. 2007. Gray wolves face challenges in wild. December 2.] A 10-year review of Mexican Wolf re-introduction.
- [Arizona Daily Star. 2009a. US to step up control of wolf recovery program. November 15.] An update on wolf recovery, plus a rules change.
- [Arizona Daily Star. 2009b. Experts to chart new path for gray wolf. December 7.] Another 10-year update on wolf recovery.
- [Arizona Daily Star. 2010. Wolf-recovery program now 'at risk of failure'. June 6.] Wolf recovery continues poorly.
- [National Geographic Magazine. March, 2010. Wolf Wars.] Wolf reintroduction in the Northern Rockies.
- [Arizona Daily Star. 2014. Game and Fish can't be trusted with wolf program. April 30.] Op-ed about who should run wolf re-introduction.
- [Arizona Daily Star. 2014. Ranchers, environmentalist alike don't like Mexican wolf plan. November 26.] Sigh, no one is happy.
- [Tucson Weekly. 2015. Of men and wolves: The challenge of reintroducing the Mexican wolf and its journey home. July 23.] Update: reintro numbers are good this year, and here are field strategies for keeping livestock safe. Maybe opposing sides can all be satisfied.
- [Science News. 2016. How killing wolves to protect livestock may backfire. March 2.] Ironic: Killing wolves inadvertently results in the survivors predating more on domesticated livestock.
- [National Geographic Magazine. May, 2016. The comeback of the wolf into Yellowstone.] Updated numbers on the Yellowstone re-intro program.
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