Thursday, October 3, 2013

Don't Let the Shutdown Silence Our Howls

Stand for Wolves at the Save the Lobo Rally & by Commenting Online

Many Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) supporters have voiced concern about the impact of the government shutdown on the Albuquerque public hearing regarding USFWS's national delisting draft rule and proposals affecting the future of Mexican wolf recovery.

Undeterred by the shutdown, wildlife supporters WILL express their support for wolves on October 4th (this Friday) at the "Save the Lobo" Rally, the "citizen's online hearing," and by submitting COMMENTS ONLINE. Six-year-old Eleanor (above) joined the WCC to howl for wolves at September 30th's DC rally/hearing, please consider adding your voice, so our "song" rings LOUD!

DATE
This Friday, October 4th

LOCATION
Embassy Suites, 1000 Woodward Place NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102

SCHEDULE:

3:30 p.m.  Tabling, free refreshments, sign-making, children’s art activities

4:00 p.m.  Training by Defenders of Wildlife – learn how to be an effective advocate for wolves!

5:00 p.m.  Save the Lobo Rally - with informative and inspirational speakers on the need for continued protection of wolves. Speakers include Center for Biological Diversity's long-time wolf advocate and author, Michael Robinson; The Rewilding Institute's David R. Parsons, a wildlife biologist who formerly led the Fish and Wildlife Service’s Mexican wolf recovery program; Dave Foreman, a well-known activist, speaker and writer on matters involving wilderness and humanity; Jean Ossorio, a citizen advocate and USFWS volunteer; and Wolf Conservation Center's own Maggie Howell.

6:00 p.m.  Citizen's online hearing
You and other supporters of the Mexican wolf are all that stand between extinction and survival for these critically endangered, beautiful, and essential animals. Please help in person on October 4th or online TODAY.

Comments are due by October 28th and your participation is needed!  Click HERE for the comment link and effective talking points for Mexican wolves and HERE to voice your opposition to the nationwide delisting proposal. THANK YOU!

Comment Online HERE!

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