Blumenauer and Buchanan Statement on Proposal to Remove Wolves from the Endangered Species Act

March 6, 2019
Press Release
Washington, DC – Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Vern Buchanan (R-FL), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, released the following statement on the proposal to lift federal protections for gray wolves:
“The plan to remove gray wolves from the Endangered Species list is deeply concerning. These iconic creatures are integral to ecosystems across the country and many regions are beginning a fragile recovery. This proposal would threaten that possibility. We will continue to fight to preserve endangered species that are so critical to our country’s heritage.”