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Mexican gray wolf management plan rejected

Posted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 5:45 pm
by Koa
While they indeed have released wolves at this time (see;, I would like to emphasize that this plan does not regard the actual releasing of wolves, but merely wolves who come up from Mexico; the plan would have allowed more flexiblity managing such animals.
Mexican Gray Wolf management plan for Gila national Forest, western New Mexcio, dropped by feds
programs continue in protected areas
By Matt Robinson, Headlight Staff
Posted: 02/20/2013 08:32:54 AM MST

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services has withdrawn its proposed plan for managing Mexican Gray Wolves outside of the current protected areas, a move the county was "encouraged" to see after it formed a committee to respond to the plan.

Sheryl Barrett, coordinator for the Mexican Wolf Recovery Program, wrote to Luna County manager Kelly Kuenstler last week to inform the county that the department has decided to withdraw the proposed action.
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