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Endangered Mexican wolves roam wilderness areas near the Arizona-New Mexico border.

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A regional official with the U.S. Forest Service has upheld the cancellation of a grazing permit belonging to a New Mexico rancher who killed an endangered Mexican Gray Wolf.

By Associated Press July 23, 2019
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Mexican Gray wolves rebound; latest numbers cause for optimism
Mexican Gray Wolf population increases by 12 percent

Things are looking up for the endangered Mexican Gray Wolf, which suffered setbacks during the last year and the year before.

By Erin Ford April 30, 2019
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Arizona wildlife officials say three endangered Mexican gray wolves, including two in New Mexico, died last month.

By Associated Press April 2, 2019
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The death of a Mexican gray wolf and injuries to another prompted environmentalists Feb. 12 to call on New Mexico lawmakers to ban trapping on public land.

February 19, 2019
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The Arizona Livestock Loss Board is now allowing ranchers to seek grant funding to assist in employing measures designed to prevent conflicts between cattle and Mexican wolves.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 15, 2019
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Arizona wildlife officials say two endangered Mexican gray wolves, including one in New Mexico, have died.

By Associated Press September 25, 2018
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Scientists involved in Mexican wolf recovery say environmental groups distributing old and faulty data that calls for the release of captive adult wolves are not helping the recovery of the endangered subspecies.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News July 31, 2018
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Arizona counties want more funds for Mexican wolf recovery efforts
Eight cative-born pups cross-fostered into Arizona and New Mexico wolf packs

The Cochise County Board of Supervisors is requesting more federal funding for Mexican wolf recovery efforts.

By Associated Press June 26, 2018
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A federal judge’s April 2 ruling could mean fewer restrictions to the release of captive-bred Mexican wolves into the wild.

By Erin Ford April 24, 2018
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Groups file suit challenging Mexican wolf recovery plan
Critics say current plan doomed to fail, ignores best available science

A coalition of environmental groups filed a lawsuit Jan. 30 challenging what they call a deeply flawed recovery plan for the Mexican gray wolf, whose numbers have reached about 113 in the wild.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News February 6, 2018
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Environmentalists and livestock owners are pointing fingers after government agents killed an endangered Mexican gray wolf last month for preying on cattle, the first wolf killed for depredation in 10 years.

By Isaac Windes/Cronkite News September 26, 2017
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AZGFD, regional business leaders address Mexican wolf recovery plan
Agency says plan builds on best available science, local business owners say more wolves mean more revenue

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) submitted its official comments on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) draft Mexican wolf recovery plan Aug. 29.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News September 5, 2017
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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is in the process of revising the 1982 Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News July 18, 2017
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Newly-drafted Mexican wolf recovery plan, met with criticism, under review
Center for Biological Diversity calls draft plan 'deeply flawed,' Game and Fish still conducting review

A long-awaited update to the Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan has been released, drawing criticism from activist groups that say the draft strips essential protections from the animal and prompting further review from Arizona Game and Fish (AZGFD).

By Erin Ford July 11, 2017
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In a June 17 ruling, a federal judge struck down the Department of Justice’s “McKittrick Policy,” allowing prosecutors to more aggressively pursue charges against those who kill protected wildlife species, including Mexican wolves.

By Erin Ford July 4, 2017
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