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Northern Rocky Mountain Wolf Program 2014 Report Available

The detailed annual report on the status, distribution, and management of the Northern Rocky Mountain (Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming) wolf population is now available from the US Fish and Wildlife Service.  The report also features information on wolf populations in … Continue reading

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2013 Yellowstone Wolf Report Now Available Online

The National Park Service has published the 2013 Yellowstone Wolf Project Annual Report.  You can read the executive summary here, and download the complete official report here. Some highlights: 95 wolves in 10 packs, including 8 breeding pairs, lived primarily in … 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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Wolves in the News

Little Red Rider and the Big Bad Wolf Hunt by Brenda Peterson The wolf hunt that begins this week in Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana is as grim as the Grimm’s fairy tale. Ever since the bloody wolf-delisting rider was slipped … 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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Bad News for Wolves

A measure removing gray wolves from the federal endangered species list made it into the must-pass U.S. Senate budget bill late Monday night. Senators Jon Tester and Max Baucus, both R-MT, at the last minute placed a rider in the … Continue reading

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Wolves in Danger of Being Delisted Again

Various lawmakers, from multiple states, are again introducing bills in both the House and the Senate suggesting that the government remove Endangered Species Act protection for gray wolves, allowing individual states to manage the wolves within their borders.  (See the … Continue reading

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