By Brandon Loomis The Republic | azcentral.com Thu Feb 27, 2014 7:12 AM
As federal biologists prepare to release two Mexican gray wolves from captivity to shore up a small but growing wild population in Arizona, state lawmakers are working to suppress the recovery and push future releases south into Mexico.
This . . . → Read More: AZ Legislature Strikes Again
PHOENIX – Residents of the Rocky Mountain states want their public lands protected, and say candidates’ positions on conservation and land use could decide votes in this year’s elections.
The latest Conservation in the West poll from Colorado College shows strong support in Arizona and the Intermountain region for preserving public lands, regardless of a . . . → Read More: We like our public lands!!!!
Ernesta, mate expected to be released this spring in a Southwestern forest
By Joan Cary, Special to the TribuneFebruary 16, 2014
After living in captivity for five years, a Mexican gray wolf once on display at Brookfield Zoo has met a mate and is expected to be released this spring to roam the Apache . . . → Read More: Call of the wild beckons former Brookfield Zoo wolf
Workday cancelled. Weather makes access limited.
HELP OPEN THE WILLIAMS VALLEY XC SKI TRAILS
WMCL in conjunction with the Alpine Alliance have planned a workday at Williams Valley Non-Motorized Recreation Area west of the town of Alpine between Forest Roads #249 and #403.
The goal is to . . . → Read More: CANCELLED:::::::::WMCL VOLUNTEER WORKDAY . . . DECEMBER 14, SATURDAY @ 9:00 AM
Historic Moment for our Wolves
Photo FWS The Of Fate of Wolves Is In Our Hands
The Only Arizona Hearing Scheduled For Pinetop
You can make a difference just by showing up
WE NEED A CROWD!
This is a historic opportunity. A critical mass of supporters on December 3 can turn the tide . . . → Read More: Extinction Is Forever
Blog: New Poll: Americans Love Wolves and Want Them to Stay Protected The Huffington Post, Noah Greenwald, July 22, 2013 (posted 09/07/13)
Wolves today live in just five percent of their historic range — hardly enough to consider them recovered in the lower 48 states. Our top scientists know that. Apparently most Americans . . . → Read More: Americans Favor Wolves
Escudilla Wilderness Hike Satruday, September 21 Meet at the Alpine Ranger Station, Alpine, AZ at 8:30am. Hike length 6 miles roundtrip. Hike to the top of Escudilla Mountain, written about by Leopold in one of his essays in A Sand County Almanac for the Mountain. Passages from Leopold’s writings will be read, and discussion of . . . → Read More: Escudilla Hike…
Dr. Flader will begin by introducing us to Aldo Leopold as a conservationist deeply committed to the health of lands, wildlife, and watersheds. Her talk, titled Aldo Leopold & the Apache National Forest: Roots of a land ethic begins at 6:30.
Susan will focus on his land ethic and how we are connected to . . . → Read More: Aldo Leopold & the Apache National Forest: Roots of a land ethic
Journey Stories Grand Opening:
Saturday August 10, 9am.
Featuring the Smithsonian Exhibition and companion exhibit, Journey to Springerville.
Location: Springerville Heritage Center, front steps
Check out the Journey Stories trailer on Youtube!
“Journeys-Aldo Leopold and the Apache National Forest”
Permanent Exhibit, opening August 10, 2013
USFS Apache-Sitgreaves Supervisor’s Office
30 S. Chiricahua . . . → Read More: Journey Stories Special Events
Big Lake Howliday Campout Weekend July 19, 20, and 21, 2013
Join the Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project for a fun-filled weekend learning about and celebrating the return of Mexican wolves to the wild. This year marks the 15 year anniversary of the first releases of Mexican wolves back into the wild in the Blue . . . → Read More: Howliday at Big Lake