Defenders of Wildlife produces many reports, fact sheets, tip sheets and other types of publications.

Use the dropdown boxes below to find publications related to specific animals, conservation issues, and regions.


The paper provides a comprehensive assessment of the economic benefits and costs associated with the reintroduction in 1998 of Mexican gray wolves to Arizona and New Mexico. Among other things, the paper applies observed and stated willingness to pay approaches to generate estimates of the value that local and out-of-area residents assign to wolf reintroduction.
Fact sheet describing the impacts of border fences on central Arizona's Organ Pipe National Monument.
The Impacts of Immigration Policy on Wildlife and Habitat in the Arizona Borderlands
Order and Final Judgement in the US District Court for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow legal case.
Opinion in the US District Court for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow legal case.
Our second annual list of the 10 most endangered National Wildlife Refuges, highlighting the challenges the refuges face while also offering viable solutions to ensure that they will survive in the centuries to come.
Settlement Agreement from 2005 with City of Albuquerque from the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow legal case
The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish analyzed the feasibility of reintroducing river otters (Lontra canadensis) to one or more river systems in that state. The Conservation Economics Program was contracted by Amigos Bravos - Friends of the Wild Rivers, to estimate the economic benefits that reintroduction can be expected to generate on behalf of the River Otter Working Group.
Tenth Circuit Court Decision from US Court of Appeals in the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow legal case