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Southern Rocky Mountains Gray Wolf

Species

Gray wolf (Canis lupus)


Principal Biologist(s)

Mike Phillips


Project Location

western Colorado portion of the Southern Rockies Ecoregion (SRE)


Conservation Problem

Wolf recovery continues to be a controversial and divisive issue in the western United States,  which limits the species’ distribution to about 15% of its historical range.


Conservation Status

Listed as endangered under the ESA in 1976



Project Goals & Objectives

Our goal is to advance gray wolf restoration to the western Colorado portion of the Southern Rockies Ecoregion (SRE).

 

Project Background