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Wolves in Great Lakes States Ordered Returned to Endangered Species List

US District Judge Beryl Howell has thrown out a 2012 decision to remove gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region — including Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin — from the Endangered Species List.  This has immediately ended wolf hunting seasons … Continue reading

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Idaho Suspends Wolf Killing Program in Frank Church Wilderness for 2014

On July 28, 2014, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) announced that their controversial wolf extermination program in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area will not be implemented in the winter of 2014-2015.  In a … Continue reading

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Minnesota Expands Allowed Wolf Harvest for 2014

The state of Minnesota will issue 3,800 wolf licenses for the 2014 hunting season — 500 more than last year — and will allow hunters and trappers to kill 250 wolves — 30 more than last year’s target, according to … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Court Rules Dogs Can Be Trained To Hunt Wolves

The 4th District Court of Appeals in Wisconsin ruled July 10 that hunters in the state can train dogs to assist in hunting wolves.  SB 411, a bill passed in 2012, already permitted hunting wolves with dogs during a designated hunting … Continue reading

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Coyote Hunting Halted in Red Wolf Habitat in North Carolina

U.S. District judge Terrence Boyle ordered a halt to coyote hunting in five northeastern North Carolina counties (Dare, Hyde, Beufort, Tyrrell, and Washington) in order to reduce mistaken-identity shootings of the visually similar (and protected under the Endangered Species Act) … Continue reading

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Words from a Hunter

Here’s an interesting opinion on the wolf management debate in the Rockies from the point of view of a hunter — who advocates a happy middle ground: I am a hunter. I have no issue with competing for my game … Continue reading

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Indiana Votes for “Penning” 9-2

INDIANAPOLIS – The state’s Natural Resources Commission voted 9-2 today to create a permit that allows and regulates enclosed areas used by hunters to train hound dogs – using live coyotes and foxes as bait. The panel also voted on a … Continue reading

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One Event, Two Points of View

On October 30, 2010, a group of hunters trying to locate the carcass of an elk they killed the day before discovered a pack of wolves had laid claim to the elk in the meantime.  They found themselves right in … Continue reading

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Researchers: Hunting affects wolves more strongly than first expected

Using data from 21 North American wolf populations, two Montana State University researchers have found that the recently proposed levels of hunting for Montana and Idaho wolves are likely to have larger effects on wolf numbers than has been suggested. … Continue reading

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