Wolves Remain at Risk as Hunters and Their State-Level Allies Call the Shots

Reform of state wildlife management to give nonhunters more power is needed to ensure long-term protection for wolves.

By Kevin Bixby

[This article originally appeared on TRUTHOUT, April 10, 2021]

In case you missed it, in February, hunters killed more than 200 wolves in Wisconsin in three days. When the smoke cleared, at least 20 percent of the state’s wolves were dead.

SWEC joins with Senator Udall, University of New Mexico to sponsor biodiversity webinar series

The Southwest Environmental Center is excited to announce that we are co-hosting a series of webinars this fall focused on the critical need to address the biodiversity crisis in New Mexico and beyond, in partnership with the Office of the U.S. Senator Tom Udall, Species in Peril project at UNM, Office of Congresswoman Deb Haaland, and the New Mexico BioPark Society.

Watch the Webinar on The North American Model

The North American Model: Past, Present, and... Future?

Yesterday, April 9th, SWEC's Executive Director, Kevin Bixby hosted a webinar with the WildEarth Guardian's Southern Rockies Wildlife Advocate, Chris Smith, all about the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation. They examined the history, benefits and major flaws of this model of wildlife conservation that continues to determine how wildlife is managed in the U.S. and Canada today.  

Join our Webinar on The North American Model for Wildlife Conservation

North American Model: Past, Present, and... Future? 

Join us for a virtual discussion on the future of Wildlife Conservation in the U.S. on April 9th at 5:30pm Mountain Time from the comfort of your own home! We are hosting a Zoom webinar with the WildEarth Guardians to discuss the North American Model's history, successes, failures, and what a new model of wildlife conservation could look like.

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