Department of the Interior Celebrates Recovery of the Gray Wolf with Proposal to Return Management to States, Tribes
If a Final Decision is Made that Federal Protections are no Longer Warranted, We Will Focus Conservation Efforts on Species Still in Need of ESA Protections, Says Acting Secretary
(STL.News) – The gray wolf, an iconic species of the American West, had all but disappeared from landscape in the lower 48 states by the early 20th century. Now it roams free in nine states and is stable and healthy throughout its current range. This constitutes one of the greatest comebacks for an animal in U.S.