Defenders Focuses Attention On Large US Carnivores

Law360, New York (September 25, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Defenders of Wildlife works to protect and restore large carnivore populations in the United States, and litigation plays a key role in helping to accomplish that goal, according to Bob Dreher, the group's general counsel and vice president for conservation law.

The gray wolf, whose image is found on the Defenders of Wildlife logo, is the group's signature species, Dreher said. In the mid-1990s, Defenders worked closely with other conservation groups and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reintroduce wolves into Yellowstone National Park and...
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