Tag Archives: management

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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New Book on American Bison Available Online

HOT OFF THE PRESS! Yellowstone Bison: Conserving an American Icon in Modern Society Edited by P.J. White, Rick L. Wallen, and David E. Hallac This book examines the history of bison conservation and management in the United States, compiles the … Continue reading

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Article: Wolves and Trophic Cascades by Doug Smith

Check out the new article on our web site — Wolves and Trophic Cascades: What is All the Controversy About?, written by Doug Smith of the Yellowstone wolf project! Photo source: Doug Smith

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Federal Protection Restored for Wyoming Wolves

U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson has restored federal protections to wolves in Wyoming, at least temporarily. Wyoming assumed control over its wolves from the federal government in 2012 after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service determined that the … 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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Denali Wolf Population Continues Decline

The National Park Service says the population of wolves occupying Denali National Park in Alaska is the lowest it has been in almost 30 years, with an aerial population survey conducted in March counting only 50 individuals.  This is five … Continue reading

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