Below, you'll find a collection of links relevant to the wolves in New Mexico. Some pro-wolf, some anti-wolf. Look at both sides and then decide for yourself.
- Mexicanwolves.org - Mexican Wolves
Mexicanwolves.org is a collaborative effort of local, regional, and national conservation, scientific and sportsmen’s organizations, and concerned citizens using the Internet to help save the endangered Mexican gray wolf.
- New Mexico Wilderness Alliance
The New Mexico Wilderness Alliance is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) grassroots organization dedicated to the protection, restoration, and continued enjoyment of New Mexico’s wildlands and Wilderness Areas.
- Defenders of Wildlife Campaign to Save America's Wolves: SaveWolves.org
America's wolves were nearly eradicated in the 20th century. Now, after a remarkable recovery in parts of the country, our wolves are once again in serious danger.
- The Mexican Wolf Recovery Program Home - USFWS
This is the U.S. Fish and Wildlife website.
- Howling For Justice
"Blogging for the Gray Wolf"
- HOWL Colorado - Giving wolves a voice
HOWL Colorado is a group of concerned, informed Coloradans who are looking to educate Americans about the plight of the wolf, dispel the myths from hundreds of years of misinformation about these elusive apex predators, and are actively participating in protecting the future of American wolves.
- The Aldo Leopold Foundation
Fostering the Land Ethic through the legacy of Aldo Leopold
- Mexican gray wolf at The Center for Biological Diversity
The smallest gray wolf subspecies in North America, the Mexican gray wolf is also one of the rarest and most endangered mammals on the continent.
- WildEarth Guardians: Mexican gray wolf
Located in New Mexico, Wild Earth Guardians is at the forefront of the fight to save the wolf.
- The Wildlife News
Their "About" page says: "This is not a pro-hunting blog, nor an anti-hunting blog. There is a good reason. Bad feeling between hunters and those don’t like hunting is probably the single biggest reason why there is not a widespread political movement to protect and enhance wildlife and wildlife habitat in the United States. Part of this split is philosophical, but part is deliberately stirred up by those who have other political and economic agendas."
- Mexican Gray Wolf: Environmental Impact Statement
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its partners have been reintroducing Mexican gray wolves into the wild since 1998. Based on recent reviews, biologists have decided to continue the wolf reintroduction in Arizona and New Mexico.
- Shoot Cows Not Wolves
Why shoot wolves? Seems like there's not so many wolves and too many cows. Late Nite Rants offer this tongue-in-cheek suggestion. (Please don't shoot a cow. And don't shoot a wolf either, unless you use a camera.)
- Wolves in the Rockies | Blogs | Switchboard, from NRDC
From the Natural Resources Defense Council
- Wolf Crossing | An examination of the Mexican wolf program, other invasive predator reintroductions and how they impact the surrounding human habitat.
An anti-wolf website, run by Laura Schneberger, the president of the Gila Livestock Growers Association
- WolvesGoneWild - Wolves, Press, Politics and the Environmental Extreme
An anti-wolf website that is hosted on a webserver in Silver City, NM. called "mightyfree.com"
- Laura Schneberger On Ranching With Wolves Wildlife and People
A speech given by Laura Schneberger, the president of the Gila Livestock Growers Association, to the Society of Range Management, New Mexico Section.
- Gila Livestock Growers Association
- Laura Schneberger's Page - New Mexico Liberty
A website entitled "Life, Liberty, Politics and Policy in the Land of Enchantment".
- Commentary: Ranchers: the endangered species
From the Klamath Bucket Brigade. (www.klamathbucketbrigade.org) Their mission statement: "Promote individual and property rights that are vital to the safety, social and economic well-being of the United States."
- New Mexico Cattle Growers' Association
The purposes for which the Association is organized are to advance and protect the cattle industry of New Mexico, work toward solutions of cattle industry problems, promote the well being of the industry, provide an official and united voice on issues of importance to the cattle producers and feeders, and to create and maintain an economic climate that will provide members of the Association the opportunity to obtain optimum return on their investments within the free enterprise system.
- Support the Mexican Gray Wolf