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  • A dead red wolf with a gun shot wound to the body in the bed of a truck.
    Information icon Red wolf found shot in Washington County, NC on Nov. 18, 2013. Photo by USFWS.

    Federal officials request assistance regarding latest red wolf killing

    November 20, 2013 | 4 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is requesting assistance with an investigation involving the suspected illegal take of a fifth red wolf in the last month. In the latest death, the federally protected wolf’s body was recovered from private property north of the town of Creswell, in Washington County, North Carolina, on Monday, November 18, 2013. The red wolf’s body had an apparent gunshot wound. Anyone with information that directly leads to an arrest, a criminal conviction, a civil penalty assessment, or forfeiture of property on the subject or subjects responsible for the suspected unlawful take of a red wolf may be eligible for a reward.  Read the full story...

  • Local and national conservation organizations increase reward to $21,000 for investigation assistance related to red wolf deaths

    November 5, 2013 | 5 minute read

    Pledged contributions from the North Carolina Wildlife Federation, Red Wolf Coalition, Humane Society of the United States, and the Center for Biological Diversity have increased the reward amount for information on the suspected illegal take of two radio-collared red wolves that were found dead in two different locations in Washington County, NC. The first wolf was located on October 28, 2013, south of Roper and west of Lake Phelps, in central Washington County, NC.  Read the full story...

  • A red wolf in a semi-forested fenced enclosure.
    Information icon Red wolf at Virginia Living Museum. Photo by USFWS.

    Reward offered for information regarding red wolf death

    October 30, 2013 | 3 minute read

    The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service is requesting assistance with an investigation involving the suspected illegal take of a radio-collared red wolf that was recently found dead. The federally protected wolf was found with a suspected gunshot wound on October 28, 2013, south of Roper and west of Lake Phelps, in Washington County, North Carolina. Anyone with information that directly leads to an arrest, a criminal conviction, a civil penalty assessment, or forfeiture of property on the subject or subjects responsible for the suspected unlawful take of this red wolf may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,500.  Read the full story...

  • Sunset over waterbody.
    Information icon Night falls at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Joy Campbell of Okefenokee Adventures.

    Night thrills on the refuge

    June 25, 2013 | 6 minute read

    Nighttime brings a whole new slant to nature – and some national wildlife refuges are going out of their way to help you see and hear it. Several times a year, they’re delaying normal sunset closing times to host night star-viewings, swamp paddles, scorpion hunts and wolf howl serenades in settings hard to beat for natural scenery and wildlife. If you want to jolt a youngster out of complacency and off a smart phone, this may be the ticket.  Read the full story...

  • A tiny red wolf pup held by a biologist wearing blue gloves.
    Information icon Red wolf pup. Photo by A. Beyer, USFWS.

    Fewer red wolf litters reported for 2013 whelping season

    June 12, 2013 | 4 minute read

    The final red wolf pup count for the 2013 whelping season has been tallied. Thirty-four pups in seven litters were found in the restored red wolf population in eastern North Carolina. These numbers are down slightly from recent years’ pup counts. The Red Wolf Recovery Program reported 39 pups from nine litters born in the wild in 2012, 40 pups from 10 litters in 2011, and 43 pups from nine litters in 2010.  Read the full story...

  • Reward offered for investigation assistance relating to red wolf death

    January 29, 2013 | 3 minute read

    The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service is requesting assistance with an investigation involving the suspected illegal take of a radio-collared red wolf that was recently found dead. The wolf was found with a suspected gunshot wound on January 18, 2013, north of the Town of Fairfield, in Tyrrell County, North Carolina. Anyone with information that directly leads to an arrest, a criminal conviction, a civil penalty assessment, or forfeiture of property on the subject or subjects responsible for the suspected unlawful take of this red wolf may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,500.  Read the full story...

  • A tiny red wolf pup held by a biologist wearing blue gloves.
    Information icon Red wolf pup. Photo by A. Beyer, USFWS.

    Reward offered for investigation assistance relating to third red wolf death

    November 9, 2012 | 3 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is requesting assistance with an investigation involving the suspected illegal take of a third radio-collared red wolf that was recently found dead. The wolf was found with a suspected gunshot wound on November 2, 2012, north of Creswell, NC, near the Washington and Tyrrell county line. Anyone with information that directly leads to an arrest, a criminal conviction, a civil penalty assessment, or forfeiture of property on the subject or subjects responsible for the suspected unlawful take of this red wolf may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,500.  Read the full story...

  • A red wolf in a full run on a grassy field.
    Information icon A sprinting red wolf. Photo by Curtis Carley for USFWS.

    $2,500 reward offered for information on second red wolf death

    October 26, 2012 | 3 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is requesting assistance with an investigation involving the suspected illegal take of a second radio-collared red wolf that was recently found dead in the past two months. The wolf was found with a suspected gunshot wound on October 12, 2012, east of Belhaven, in Beaufort County, NC. Anyone with information that directly leads to an arrest, a criminal conviction, a civil penalty assessment, or forfeiture of property on the subject or subjects responsible for the suspected unlawful take of this red wolf may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,500.  Read the full story...

  • An orange caution sign warns about smoke ahead.
    Information icon A prescribed fire at Savannah NWR in Georgia. Photo by Judy Doyle, USFWS.

    2009 prescribed burning projections announced for Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge

    January 9, 2009 | 3 minute read

    Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge is busy preparing for another prescribed burn season. Generally, the burn season begins in the fall and runs through mid-spring, but the 2008 fall weather conditions were not conducive to burning. In addition, some units may be burned outside this range to accomplish management objectives. Prescribed burns are management-ignited fires conducted for specific management objectives under specified conditions. Objectives include reducing pine straw, dead grass, shrubs, and other vegetation that could fuel an uncontrolled wildfire, as well as rejuvenating marshes and other habitat types by removing dead grass and encroaching shrubs.  Read the full story...

  • An adult red wolf walking stealthily in a caged enclosure at the zoo.
    Information icon Adult Red wolf. Photo by Brad McPhee, Defiance Zoo and Aquarium.

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces the availability of the red wolf five-year review

    October 10, 2007 | 2 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announced today the completion and availability of the five-year status review of the red wolf. After reviewing all of the best scientific and commercially available information and data, the Service recommended that the current listing classification for the red wolf remain unchanged. This means the world’s only wild red wolf population, restored in North Carolina, continues to have non-essential, experimental status. Red wolves located at island propagation sites and in captive breeding facilities continue to have full endangered status.  Read the full story...

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