Category Archives: Mexican Wolf

Judge: Government plans to recover Mexican gray wolf in Arizona insufficient

“The court today reversed what seemed a dim future for the Mexican gray wolf in the Southwestern U.S.,” said Bryan Bird of Defenders of Wildlife.”If the lobo is going to have a real chance at recovery, it needs room to … Continue reading

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Apache County Residents Warned Of Aggressive Wolves

“Once again, this is an example of a mismanaged federal program, with our only support coming from AZ entities. After speaking with many stakeholders, and constituents it’s apparent our only relief will come from our recent work with attorneys and … Continue reading

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Twenty years later, Mexican wolf program frustrates all sides

For ranchers and others living along the Arizona-New Mexico border, there’s a feeling that the predators were forced upon them and that threats to their livelihoods and rural way of life have been ignored by the federal government. I can … Continue reading

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Guest Editorial: Solution to Mexican wolf issue is a new appellate court

Arizona is located in the notoriously large and unwieldy U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Along with its crushing case backlog, the San Francisco-based court has a reputation for decisions that are decidedly outside of the legal mainstream, … Continue reading

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Bill Tracking

From Patrick Bray, Executive VP, Arizona Cattle Growers SCM1012: ENDANGERED SPECIES TRANSPARENCY ACT – SUPPORT (Committee this week) The Legislature urges the U.S. Congress to enact the 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act. The Secretary of State is directed to … Continue reading

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Rare wolves to get more area to roam in Southwest

The Fish and Wildlife Service ruled that 300 to 325 Mexican wolves would be needed in the U.S. Southwest for the animals to be considered recovered and stripped of protections under the federal Endangered Species Act. They originally led us … Continue reading

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What’s Happening in Washington, District of Criminals

Courtesy of the Arizona Cattle Growers Association From the Desk of Patrick Bray, Executive VP The legislature officially opened its doors for business on Monday, January 12th with the usual ceremonies of swearing in and celebrations. Governor Doug Ducey took … Continue reading

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Arizona Game & Fish Challenge USFWS

It has been accurately said that, “politics makes for strange bed fellows.” Trying to find a good side here, I see two things that are at least in a positive direction: 1) if we can’t be totally free, it would … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Wolf EIS Released

From Patrick Bray at the Arizona Cattle Growers This afternoon the USFWS put out this press release. ACGA will begin reviewing the document this evening and give you further information as we get it. What we know so far: They … Continue reading

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Call-to-Action to Submit Comments

You do not have to be a member of the Arizona Cattle Grower’s Association (or even live in Arizona) to submit comments on this very important to western ranchers issue. — jtl Call-to-Action to Submit Comments Mexican Gray Wolf Update … Continue reading

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