Idaho has abandoned its plan to resume a wolf-killing program in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness

Great news! Keep up the great work Earthjustice and wolf advocates!

[info credit: Earth Justice]

BREAKING: Faced with a fierce legal challenge from Earthjustice and our partners, Idaho has just announced it is abandoning this year’s plan to slaughter wolves in one of America’s prime wilderness areas! It’s a huge testament to why we always say the earth needs a good lawyer… Read the full story at

After killing nine wolves last winter, Idaho had planned to kill an additional 60% of the remaining wolves in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness Area just to increase elk populations for recreational hunters. But our attorneys immediately got to work and met them head on with a legal challenge. We’re thrilled with the good news and wanted to share this with you guys as soon as we heard.