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Population detail

The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the Gray wolf 

Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
03/09/1978 Mountain-Prairie Region (Region 6) U.S.A.: All of AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, IN, IL, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, and WV; and portions of AZ, NM, OR, UT, and WA as follows: (1) Northern AZ (that portion north of the centerline of Interstate Highway 40); (2) Northern NM (that portion north of the centerline of Interstate Highway 40); (3) Western OR (that portion of OR west of the centerline of Highway 395 and Highway 78 north of Burns Junction and that portion of OR west of the centerline of Highway 95 south of Burns Junction); (4) Most of Utah (that portion of UT south and west of the centerline of Highway 84 and that portion of UT south of Highway 80 from Echo to the UT/WY Stateline); and (5) Western WA (that portion of WA west of the centerline of Highway 97 and Highway 17 north of Mesa and that portion of WA west of the centerline of Highway 395 south of Mesa). Mexico. Additional species information
03/09/1978 Great Lakes-Big Rivers Region (Region 3) U.S.A. (MN) Additional species information
03/09/1978 Mountain-Prairie Region (Region 6) Northern Rocky Mountain Distinct Population Segment: Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, eastern Washington, eastern Oregon, and north central Utah Additional species information
 

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
03/09/1978 43 FR 9607 9615 Reclassification of the Gray Wolf in the U.S. and Mexico with Determination of Critical Habitat in Michigan and Minnisota
03/27/2006 71 FR 15266 15305 Designating the Western Great Lakes Population of Gray Wolves as a Distinct Population Segment; Removing the Western Great Lakes Distinct Population Segment of the Gray Wolf From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife: Proposed rule.
10/05/2011 76 FR 61782 61823 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants, Removal of the Gray Wolf in Wyoming From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Removal of the Wyoming Wolf Population's Status as an Experimental Population
10/02/2013 78 FR 60813 60815 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removing the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Maintaining Protections for the Mexican Wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) by Listing It as Endangered: Proposed rule; announcement of public hearing.
06/10/2010 75 FR 32869 32872 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List a Distinct Population Segment of the Gray Wolf in the Northeastern United States as Endangered
08/26/2011 76 FR 53379 53381 Revising the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife for the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) in the Eastern United States:Proposed rule; correction and reopening of comment period.
02/10/2000 65 FR 6590 6590 Availability of the Record of Decision for the Proposed Modification of a Habitat Conservation Plan With Respect to a Permit Allowing Incidental Take of Threatened and Endangered Species for Plum Creek Timber Company Lands in the Interstate-90 Corridor of King and Kittitas Counties, Washington
11/22/1994 59 FR 60266 60281 ETWP; Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Gray Wolves in Central Idaho and Southwestern Montana
05/05/2011 76 FR 25590 25592 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Reissuance of Final Rule To Identify the Northern Rocky Mountain Population of Gray Wolf as a Distinct Population Segment and To Revise the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
10/28/2008 73 FR 63926 63932 Designating the Northern Rocky Mountain Population of Gray Wolf as a Distinct Population Segment and Removing This Distinct Population Segment From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
10/26/2010 75 FR 65574 65579 Reinstatement of Protections for the Gray Wolf in the Northern Rocky Mountains in Compliance With a Court Order
10/26/2005 70 FR 61770 61775 90-day Finding on Petitions to Establish the Northern Rocky Mountain Distinct Population Segment of Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) and to Remove the Gray Wolf in the Northern Rocky Mountain Distinct Population Segment from the List of Endangered and Threatened Species:Substantial
01/16/2015 80 FR 2488 2512 ETWP; Endangered Status for the Mexican Wolf; Final Rule
10/09/2012 77 FR 61375 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Finding on Petitions To List the Mexican Gray Wolf as an Endangered Subspecies or Distinct Population Segment With Critical Habitat
03/29/2007 72 FR 14760 Designating the Northern Rocky Mountain Population of Gray Wolf as a Distinct Population Segment and Removing This Distinct Population Segment From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
10/28/2013 78 FR 64192 64193 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Extending the Public Comment Periods and Rescheduling Public Hearings Pertaining to the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) and the Mexican Wolf (Canis lupus baileyi)
12/12/1985 50 FR 50792 50793 Regulations Governing Gray Wolf in Minnesota; 50 FR 50792-50793
07/25/2014 79 FR 43358 43373 ETWP; Proposed Revision to the Nonessential Experimental Population of the Mexican Wolf: Proposed rule; revisions and notice of availability of a draft environmental impact statement; reopening of public comment period and announcement of public hearings.
12/28/2011 76 FR 81666 81726 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revising the Listing of the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) in the Western Great Lakes
07/01/2015 80 FR 37568 37579 90-Day Findings on 31 Petitions
06/14/1976 41 FR 24062 24067 Endangered Status for 159 Taxa of Animals; 41 FR 24062 24067
01/16/2015 80 FR 2512 2567 ETWP; Revision to the Regulations for the Nonessential Experimental Population of the Mexican Wolf; Final Rule
07/05/1978 43 FR 29019 29021 Proposed Regulations for the Eastern Timber Wolf
09/26/1975 40 FR 44329 44333 CITES: Proposed Endangered Status for 216 Species on Convention Appendix I; 40 FR 44392 44333
08/16/1994 59 FR 42108 42118 ETWP; Proposed Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Gray Wolf in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana
01/12/1998 63 FR 1752 1772 ETWP; Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of the Mexican Gray Wolf in Arizona and New Mexico
06/04/2007 72 FR 30819 30820 Draft Post-Delisting Monitoring Plan for the Western Great Lakes Distinct Population Segment of the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)
01/05/2001 66 FR 1089 1091 Availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Tacoma Water Department Habitat Conservation Plan, King County, WA
01/04/1974 39 FR 1171 1176 Taking, Possession, Transportation, Sale, Purchase, Barter, Exportation and Importation of Wildlife. Subchapter B of Chapter 1 of Title 50 (Includes List of Endangered Wildlife Subpart A: (Foreign and U.S.) 50 CFR Part 17
06/13/2013 78 FR 35663 35719 Removing the Gray Wolf(Canis lupus) From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Maintaining Protections for the Mexican Wolf (Canis lupus baileyi ) by Listing It as Endangered; Proposed Revision to the Nonessential Experimental Population of the Mexican Wolf; Proposed Rules
07/06/2007 72 FR 36942 36949 Proposed Revision of Special Regulation for the Central Idaho and Yellowstone Area Nonessential Experimental Populations of Gray Wolves in the Northern Rocky Mountains
08/10/1983 48 FR 36256 36266 Regulations Governing Gray Wolf in Minn.; 48 FR 36256-36266
11/30/1990 55 FR 49656 49659 ETWP; Notice of a 90-Day Finding on a Petition to Delist the Canis lupus (Gray Wolf); 55 FR 49656 49659
09/05/2013 78 FR 54614 54616 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removing the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Maintaining Protections for the Mexican Wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) by Listing It as Endangered; Proposed Rule; extension of public comment period and announcement of public hearings.
01/31/2000 65 FR 4602 4603 Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Receipt of an Application for Incidental Take Permits for the Tacoma Water Department, Green River Watershed, Habitat Conservation Plan, King County, Washington
02/08/2006 71 FR 6634 6660 Advanced notice of proposed rulemaking:Designating theNorthern Rocky Mountain Population of Gray Wolf as a DistinctPopulation Segment; Removing the Northern Rocky Mountain DistinctPopulation Segment of Gray Wolf From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
03/15/2000 65 FR 13947 13948 Extension of Public Comment Period for Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Application for an Incidental Take Permit for the Tacoma Water Department, Green River Watershed, Habitat Conservation Plan, King County, Washington
10/01/2010 75 FR 60735 60736 Proposed Issuance of Incidental Take Permits to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife for State of Washington Wildlife Areas
11/17/1995 60 FR 57722 57724 Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Receipt of an Application for the Proposed Issuance of a Permit To Allow Incidental Take of Threatened and Endangered Species on Plum Creek Timber Company, L.P., Lands in the I90 Corridor, King and Kittitas Counties, WA
08/01/2006 71 FR 43410 43432 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Finding on a Petition To Establish the Northern Rocky Mountain Gray Wolf Population (Canis lupus) as a Distinct Population Segment To Remove the Northern Rocky Mountain Gray Wolf Distinct Population Segment From the List of Endangered and Threatened Species
03/11/1967 32 FR 4001 Endangered Species List - 1967
01/28/2008 73 FR 4720 4736 Revision of Special Regulation for the Central Idaho and Yellowstone Area Nonessential Experimental Populations of Gray Wolves in the Northern Rocky Mountains
02/16/2000 65 FR 7856 7856 Extension of Comment Period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement, and Incidental Take Permit Application and Proposed Habitat Conservation Plan Submitted by Plum Creek Timberlands, L. P. for Lands in Montana, Idaho, and Washington
05/01/2012 77 FR 25664 25668 Reopening of Comment Period on the Proposed Rule to Remove Gray Wolf in Wyoming From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Remove Wyoming Wolf Population's Status as an Experimental Population
08/16/1994 59 FR 42118 42128 ETWP; Proposed Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of the Gray Wolf in Central Idaho Area
04/28/1976 41 FR 17736 17740 Determination that Two Species of Butterflies are Threatened Species and Two Species of Mammals are Endangered Species; 41 FR 17742 17747 (Schaus swallowtail; Bahama swallowtail; Mexican wolf, Canis lupus baileyi; gray bat, Myotis grisescens)
04/21/1975 40 FR 17590 17591 Lists of Endangered and Threatened Fauna (10); 40 FR 17590 17591
02/08/2007 72 FR 6106 6139 Designating the Northern Rocky Mountain Population of Gray Wolf as a Distinct Population Segment and Removing This Distinct Population Segment From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
03/15/2019 84 FR 9648 9687 Removing the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; Proposed Rules
05/01/2017 82 FR 20284 20285 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Reinstatement of Removal of Federal Protections for Gray Wolves in Wyoming
02/08/2007 72 FR 6052 6103 Final Rule Designating the Western Great Lakes Populations of Gray Wolves as a Distinct Population Segment; Removing the Western Great Lakes Distinct Population Segment of the Gray Wolf From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; Final Rule
12/11/2008 73 FR 75356 75371 Reinstatement of Protections for the Gray Wolf in the Western Great Lakes and Northern Rocky Mountains in Compliance With Court Orders
04/02/2009 74 FR 15123 15188 Final Rule To Identify the Northern Rocky Mountain Population of Gray Wolf as a Distinct Population Segment and To Revise the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
02/10/2014 79 FR 7627 7629 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removing the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Maintaining Protections for the Mexican Wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) by Listing It as Endangered; Proposed rule; notice of availability and reopening of comment period.
08/04/2010 75 FR 46894 46898 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List the Mexican Gray Wolf as an Endangered Subspecies With Critical Habitat
07/06/2007 72 FR 36939 36942 Designating the Northern Rocky Mountain Population of Gray Wolf as a Distinct Population Segment and Removing This Distinct Population Segment From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
06/09/1977 42 FR 29527 29532 Proposed Reclassification of Gray wolf in U.S. and Mexico,Proposed Critical Habitat, Michigan and Minnesota; 42 FR 29527 29532 (Canis lupus)
01/20/1999 64 FR 3066 3067 Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement Regarding Proposed Issuance of an Incidental Take Permit to the City of Tacoma, Washington, for Water Storage and Withdrawal and Forest Management in the Green River Watershed, King County, Washington
09/05/2013 78 FR 54613 54614 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Revision to the Nonessential Experimental Population of the Mexican Wolf; Proposed Rule; extension of public comment period and announcement of public hearing.
09/16/2009 74 FR 47483 47488 Reinstatement of Protections for the Gray Wolf in the Western Great Lakes in Compliance With Settlement Agreement and Court Order
11/22/1994 59 FR 60252 60266 ETWP; Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Gray Wolves in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, Idaho and Montana
04/10/2008 73 FR 19525 19526 Post Delisting Monitoring Plan for the Western Great Lakes Distinct Population Segment of the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)
12/09/2005 70 FR 73190 73193 90-Day Finding on a Petition To Delist the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) in Nevada
09/14/2010 75 FR 55730 55735 90-Day Finding on Petitions To Delist the Gray Wolf in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and the Western Great Lakes
02/27/2008 73 FR 10514 10560 Final Rule Designating the Northern Rocky Mountain Population of Gray Wolf as a Distinct Population Segment and Removing This Distinct Population Segment From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
04/02/2009 74 FR 15070 15123 Final Rule To Identify the Western Great Lakes Populations of Gray Wolves as a Distinct Population Segment and To Revise the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
05/05/2011 76 FR 26086 26145 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Rule To Revise the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife for the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) in the Eastern United States, Initiation of Status Reviews for the Gray Wolf and for the Eastern Wolf (Canis lycaon)
02/20/2015 80 FR 9218 9229 ETWP; Reinstatement of Final Rules for the Gray Wolf in Wyoming and the Western Great Lakes in Compliance With Court Orders
04/24/1989 54 FR 16380 ETWP; Notice of Finding on Petition to Delist the Gray Wolf; 54 FR 16380
06/04/1973 38 FR 14678 Amendments to List of Endangered Fish and Wildlife; 37 FR 14678
Special Rule Publications
Date Citation Page Title
07/06/2007 72 FR 36942 36949 Proposed Revision of Special Regulation for the Central Idaho and Yellowstone Area Nonessential Experimental Populations of Gray Wolves in the Northern Rocky Mountains
01/28/2008 73 FR 4720 4736 Revision of Special Regulation for the Central Idaho and Yellowstone Area Nonessential Experimental Populations of Gray Wolves in the Northern Rocky Mountains
07/05/1978 43 FR 29019 29021 Proposed Regulations for the Eastern Timber Wolf
12/12/1985 50 FR 50792 50793 Regulations Governing Gray Wolf in Minnesota; 50 FR 50792-50793
01/12/1998 63 FR 1752 1772 ETWP; Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of the Mexican Gray Wolf in Arizona and New Mexico
11/22/1994 59 FR 60252 60266 ETWP; Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Gray Wolves in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, Idaho and Montana
08/16/1994 59 FR 42108 42118 ETWP; Proposed Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Gray Wolf in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana
08/16/1994 59 FR 42118 42128 ETWP; Proposed Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of the Gray Wolf in Central Idaho Area
03/09/1978 43 FR 9607 9615 Reclassification of the Gray Wolf in the U.S. and Mexico with Determination of Critical Habitat in Michigan and Minnisota
08/10/1983 48 FR 36256 36266 Regulations Governing Gray Wolf in Minn.; 48 FR 36256-36266
11/22/1994 59 FR 60266 60281 ETWP; Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Gray Wolves in Central Idaho and Southwestern Montana
07/25/2014 79 FR 43358 43373 ETWP; Proposed Revision to the Nonessential Experimental Population of the Mexican Wolf: Proposed rule; revisions and notice of availability of a draft environmental impact statement; reopening of public comment period and announcement of public hearings.
06/09/1977 42 FR 29527 29532 Proposed Reclassification of Gray wolf in U.S. and Mexico,Proposed Critical Habitat, Michigan and Minnesota; 42 FR 29527 29532 (Canis lupus)

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
01/31/1992 Recovery Plan for the Eastern Timber Wolf - Revised View Implementation Progress Final Revision 1
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
03/15/2019 84 FR 9648 9687 Removing the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; Proposed Rules
  • Delisting Proposed
06/13/2013 78 FR 35663 35719 Removing the Gray Wolf(Canis lupus) From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Maintaining Protections for the Mexican Wolf (Canis lupus baileyi ) by Listing It as Endangered; Proposed Revision to the Nonessential Experimental Population of the Mexican Wolf; Proposed Rules
  • Delisting Proposed
07/21/2004 69 FR 43664 43692 Removing the Eastern Distinct Population Segment of the Gray Wolf From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
  • Delisting Proposed
07/13/2000 65 FR 43450 43496 Proposal to Reclassify and Remove the Gray Wolf from the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife in Portions of the Conterminous United States; Proposal to Establish Three Special Regulations for Threatened Gray Wolves
  • Delisting Proposed
04/10/2008 73 FR 19525 19526 Post Delisting Monitoring Plan for the Western Great Lakes Distinct Population Segment of the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)
  • Post Delisting Monitoring Plan Final, Document Availability
04/02/2009 74 FR 15070 15123 Final Rule To Identify the Western Great Lakes Populations of Gray Wolves as a Distinct Population Segment and To Revise the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
  • Delisting Final
04/02/2009 74 FR 15123 15188 Final Rule To Identify the Northern Rocky Mountain Population of Gray Wolf as a Distinct Population Segment and To Revise the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
  • Delisting Final
02/08/2007 72 FR 6052 6103 Final Rule Designating the Western Great Lakes Populations of Gray Wolves as a Distinct Population Segment; Removing the Western Great Lakes Distinct Population Segment of the Gray Wolf From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; Final Rule
  • Delisting Final
  • Listing Final, Endangered
02/08/2007 72 FR 6052 6103 Final Rule Designating the Western Great Lakes Populations of Gray Wolves as a Distinct Population Segment; Removing the Western Great Lakes Distinct Population Segment of the Gray Wolf From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; Final Rule
  • Delisting Final
02/27/2008 73 FR 10514 10560 Final Rule Designating the Northern Rocky Mountain Population of Gray Wolf as a Distinct Population Segment and Removing This Distinct Population Segment From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
  • Delisting Final
  • Listing Final, Endangered
04/24/1989 54 FR 16380 ETWP; Notice of Finding on Petition to Delist the Gray Wolf; 54 FR 16380
  • Delisting 90 day petition finding, Not Substantial
11/30/1990 55 FR 49656 49659 ETWP; Notice of a 90-Day Finding on a Petition to Delist the Canis lupus (Gray Wolf); 55 FR 49656 49659
  • Delisting 90 day petition finding, Not Substantial
10/19/1998 63 FR 55839 ETWP; 90-Day Finding for a Petition To Delist Gray Wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan
  • Delisting 90 day petition finding, Not Substantial
12/28/2011 76 FR 81666 81726 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revising the Listing of the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) in the Western Great Lakes
  • Delisting Final
09/10/2012 77 FR 55530 55604 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Removal of the Gray Wolf in Wyoming From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Removal of the Wyoming Wolf Populations Status as an Experimental Population
  • Delisting Final
10/05/2011 76 FR 61782 61823 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants, Removal of the Gray Wolf in Wyoming From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Removal of the Wyoming Wolf Population's Status as an Experimental Population
  • Delisting Proposed
05/05/2011 76 FR 25590 25592 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Reissuance of Final Rule To Identify the Northern Rocky Mountain Population of Gray Wolf as a Distinct Population Segment and To Revise the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
  • Delisting Final
05/01/2017 82 FR 20284 20285 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Reinstatement of Removal of Federal Protections for Gray Wolves in Wyoming
  • Delisting Final
05/05/2011 76 FR 26086 26145 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Rule To Revise the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife for the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) in the Eastern United States, Initiation of Status Reviews for the Gray Wolf and for the Eastern Wolf (Canis lycaon)
  • Delisting Proposed
04/01/2003 68 FR 15804 15875 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Final Rule To Reclassify and Remove the Gray Wolf From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife in Portions of the Conterminous United States; Establishment of Two Special Regulations for Threatened Gray Wolves; Final and Proposed Rules
  • Delisting Final
08/01/2006 71 FR 43410 43432 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Finding on a Petition To Establish the Northern Rocky Mountain Gray Wolf Population (Canis lupus) as a Distinct Population Segment To Remove the Northern Rocky Mountain Gray Wolf Distinct Population Segment From the List of Endangered and Threatened Species
  • Delisting 12m petition finding, Not Warranted
06/04/2007 72 FR 30819 30820 Draft Post-Delisting Monitoring Plan for the Western Great Lakes Distinct Population Segment of the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)
  • Post Delisting Monitoring Plan Draft, Document Availability
03/27/2006 71 FR 15266 15305 Designating the Western Great Lakes Population of Gray Wolves as a Distinct Population Segment; Removing the Western Great Lakes Distinct Population Segment of the Gray Wolf From the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife: Proposed rule.
  • Delisting Proposed
  • Listing Proposed, Endangered
02/08/2007 72 FR 6106 6139 Designating the Northern Rocky Mountain Population of Gray Wolf as a Distinct Population Segment and Removing This Distinct Population Segment From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
  • Delisting Proposed
  • Listing Proposed, Endangered
10/28/2008 73 FR 63926 63932 Designating the Northern Rocky Mountain Population of Gray Wolf as a Distinct Population Segment and Removing This Distinct Population Segment From the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
  • Delisting Proposed
  • Notice Comment Period Reopening
09/14/2010 75 FR 55730 55735 90-Day Finding on Petitions To Delist the Gray Wolf in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and the Western Great Lakes
  • Delisting 90 day petition finding, Substantial
12/09/2005 70 FR 73190 73193 90-Day Finding on a Petition To Delist the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) in Nevada
  • Delisting 90 day petition finding, Not Substantial
Five Year Review
Date Title
02/29/2012 Lower 48 State and Mexico C. lupus listing, as revised. 5 YSR
Delisting Documents
Date Title
06/04/2007 Draft Post Delisting Monitoring Plan

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
03/09/1978 43 FR 9607 9615 Reclassification of the Gray Wolf in the U.S. and Mexico with Determination of Critical Habitat in Michigan and Minnisota Final Rule Final designated
06/09/1977 42 FR 29527 29532 Proposed Reclassification of Gray wolf in U.S. and Mexico,Proposed Critical Habitat, Michigan and Minnesota; 42 FR 29527 29532 (Canis lupus) Proposed Rule Unknown

To learn more about critical habitat please see http://ecos.fws.gov/crithab

» Conservation Plans

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) (learn more)
HCP Plan Summaries
Cedar River Watershed HCP
City of Tacoma, Tacoma Water HCP
Plum Creek Timber Central Cascades HCP (aka I-90 HCP)
Plum Creek Timber I-90 Land Exchange
WDNR Forest Lands HCP
West Fork Timber HCP (formerly Murray Pacific)
Safe Harbor Agreements (SHA): (learn more)
SHA Plan Summaries
Paterson, Thomas W. and Caroline H. (Spur Ranch)

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