Interagency Field Team (IFT)
carries out the day-to-day,
on-the-ground activities for
the Mexican Wolf Blue Range
Reintroduction Project (Project).
IFT operates under the administration
and direction of five co-lead
agencies, which : Arizona Game and
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,
White Mountain Apache Tribe,
USDA Animal and Plant Health
Inspection Service, Wildlife
Services and USDA Forest Service.
team members are agency employees,
interns or volunteers. Team
positions include field team
leaders (one per state and tribal
lead agency), wildlife biologists
and specialists, depredation
specialists, conservation education
and outreach specialists, field
assistants and other staff
as the lead agencies and cooperators
may deem appropriate and necessary.
team leaders are responsible
for planning, directing and
implementing daily activities
of the IFT members. They are
also responsible for drafting
annual work plans, annual performance
reports and any new or revised
Project operating procedures
that are subject to AMOC approval.