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Tag Archives: Montana
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
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
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
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
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
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
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