Appeals Court Considers Future of Midwest Wolves
The Center and allies were in the Washington, D.C., Appeals Court this week as part of our fight to keep Endangered Species Act protections for wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.
The Humane Society and other groups, including the Center, are defending the 2014 legal victory that returned federal safeguards to Great Lakes wolves after the court found that the Fish and Wildlife Service had violated and misinterpreted the Act in previously removing them. The agency appealed that decision with the states of Wisconsin and Michigan.
"Without federal protection, hundreds of these wolves will once again suffer and die every year," said Collette Adkins, who was in the courtroom this week. "After the argument I remain hopeful that wolves in the Great Lakes will remain protected."
Read more in our press release.