This comes from Wolfwatcher on Facebook

“The future of wolves in California is nearing a critical   point. Will the state accept the return of these once-native predators? The California Fish and Game Commission is hosting a  public hearing about whether to protect wolves under the state’s Endangered Species Act.  California’s Fish and Game Dept — the full-time staff biologists and other NON-political employees recommended that wolves get consideration for legal protection.  Journey (OR-7), the first confirmed wolf in California in more than 85 years who wandered across state lines from Oregon, quickly became the focus over the future of wolves in the state. State scientists believe other gray wolves may migrate into California and could start breeding populations. There are concerns that ranchers may view the wolves as a threat to livestock making protected status a high priority…. …
The decision will be made this week.  What say you, Wolfwatchers?  Should California list the wolf as an “endangered species?”
California Fish and Game Wolf Updates – http://www.dfg.ca.gov/wildlife/nongame/wolf/ California Fish and Game
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