THE WOLF IN NORTH AMERICA: DEFINING INTERNATIONAL ECOSYSTEMS VS. DEFINING INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARIES

Kevin J. Madonna

This Article contends that restoration and protection of the wolf in North America can only be attained through an ecological planning approach by the North American States. The Article reviews the current status of the wolf in North America. Next, the Article examines attributes of several international wildlife agreements which could be used as the foundation of a wolf preservation treaty. Then, the Article assesses the significance for the wolf of the newly-enacted North American Free Trade Agreement. Finally, the Article defines the essential elements of a successful North American wolf treaty and proposes a convention which would meet these requirements.

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