Don’t Give Up on Lobos
The Mexican gray wolf was once declared extinct in the wild, but starting in 1998, wildlife lovers like you worked to help reintroduce them back onto the landscape. But lobo recovery is struggling because a vocal minority is speaking out against them. Despite poll after poll that shows that most people in the region support Mexican gray wolves, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah are trying to prevent lobo recovery in the U.S. – instead they expect Mexico to do the job for us.
The U.S. has larger blocks of suitable habitat, more protected public lands, greater financial resources and stronger environmental protection laws than Mexico does. And while lobos should be restored where possible in Mexico, it makes no sense to abandon plans for lobo recovery in the U.S.
Tell the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to examine ALL options for lobo habitat – not just in Mexico – when they plan for Mexican gray wolf recovery!