Red Wolves need your comments to the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission… A recent federal court order prohibiting all coyote hunting in the five-county red wolf recovery region in northeastern North Carolina … Read More
In an order issued on 13 May 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Terrence Boyle placed a preliminary injunction on coyote hunting in the five-county red wolf recovery area in northeastern North Carolina. … Read More
The National Wildlife Federation notes that North Carolina’s red wolf population is struggling—as are populations of other charismatic animals that serve as mascot for colleges across the country.
An editorial in the Winston-Salem Journal notes that “In the [five-county recovery area], the state should ban coyote hunting until it establishes firm figures on the numbers of those animals, and establishes … Read More
Even if you’re already very familiar with current red wolf issues, Eric Zerkel’s recent article on the weather.com website provides a great history of red wolf recovery, along with a close look … Read More
This is a time of crisis for the wild red wolf population in North Carolina. Ten red wolves have been illegally shot and killed since January 2013—including one in January 2014. Wildlife advocates … Read More
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission are requesting assistance with an investigation involving the suspected illegal take of a radio-collared red wolf that was recently … Read More
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is requesting assistance with an investigation involving the suspected illegal take of a fifth red wolf in the last month. In the latest death, the federally … Read More