Category Archives: Wolf News

Wild Wolves Settle in Kampinos National Park in Poland

In Kampinos National Park, near Warsaw, Poland, park employees are seeing signs of the first wolves to settle there since the country wiped out the park’s wolf population in 1964 via a government-sponsored hunt.  The wolf has been on Poland’s … Continue reading

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Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Updates – October 1-31, 2015

The Arizona Game and Fish Department/USFWS has released October 2015 updates for the Mexican Gray Wolf Reintroduction Project.  Currently there are approximately 110 Mexican gray wolves in the wild, including 45 wolves with functional radio collars.  These collared wolves are … Continue reading

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USFWS Continues Plans for Mexican Wolf Releases in NM

Despite opposition from the New Mexico Game and Fish Department and NM governor Susana Martinez, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is continuing plans to release additional Mexican gray wolves into the wilds of southwestern New Mexico in 2016. Mexican … Continue reading

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First Wolf Pack in 100 Years Forms in California

Trail cameras near the one which captured evidence of a lone wolf in Siskiyou County, California, in May and July have recorded evidence of five pups, which appear to be a few months old, and two adults.  The California Department … Continue reading

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Trail Camera Spots 2nd Gray Wolf in California

California state wildlife officials have evidence that a wild gray wolf may be roaming Siskiyou County, the second wolf to visit the state in the last four years.  California has not had a wild wolf population since the early 1900s. … Continue reading

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Washington State Wolf Update – May 2015

A recently-released update on wolf management in the state of Washington indicates that local packs may be shifting territories, and that the presence of wolves is currently not having detectable impacts on the state’s ungulate/big-game herds.  Numbers of elk, moose, … Continue reading

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Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project – May Updates Available

The May 2015 status report updates for the Mexican gray wolf reintroduction program in Arizona and New Mexico are out and are available here. Read about the activities of each tracked wolf pack and keep up to date on events … Continue reading

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Denali National Park’s 2015 Research Report Available

Read about current wolf monitoring programs and research at Denali National Park here: http://www.nps.gov/dena/learn/nature/upload/2015_Current_Resource_Projects.pdf (The wolf information starts at page 34.) In March 2015, 52 wolves were counted in Denali, an estimated density of 2.8 wolves per 1,000 square kilometers, … Continue reading

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Pair of Mexican Gray Wolves Released into Wild

Two captive Mexican gray wolves, previously living at the Sevilleta Wolf Management Facility in New Mexico, have been released into the wild as part of the Mexican gray wolf reintroduction program. The Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team released M1130 and … Continue reading

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Isle Royale Wolf Population Drops to 3

The report of the 57th annual winter study of wolves and moose on Isle Royale, conducted from January to March 2015, is now available online. Between January 2014 and January 2015, the population of wolves on the island decreased from … Continue reading

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