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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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Canid Sighted Near Grand Canyon Confirmed To Be Gray Wolf

The canid recently sighted in the Kaibab Plateau area near the North Rim of the Grand Canyon has been confirmed to be a female gray wolf through genetic testing of its scat.  The wolf appears to be wearing a nonfunctional … Continue reading

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USFWS Review of Red Wolf Recovery Program Available Online

The US Fish and Wildlife Service’s independent review, conducted by the Wildlife Management Institute, of the Red Wolf Recovery Program is now available online. The review focused on three elements of the recovery program — the supporting science, management of … Continue reading

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Wild Wolf Confirmed in Denmark

A team of researchers from Aarhus University and the Danish National History Museum have confirmed that at least one male wolf has moved into the Jutland area.  The wolf likely dispersed from the southern, German part of the peninsula.  Germany … Continue reading

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Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission Denies Petition to Require Nonlethal Wolf Management Methods

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission today denied a petition filed by eight conservation groups, including the Center for Biological Diversity, Cascadia Wildlands, and the Washington State Chapter of the Sierra Club, seeking to limit when wolves can be killed … Continue reading

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USFWS to Review Red Wolf Recovery Program

Immediately following a federal judge’s order banning hunting for coyotes in red wolf habitat, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to a review of the red wolf recovery program which could end a 27-year experiment to restore the … Continue reading

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Recovery for 2 Near-Extinct Species of Island Foxes

The Island Fox Conservation Working Group recommended this week that two of four endangered species of island foxes (Urocyon littoralis), found only on California’s Channel Islands, should be removed from the Endangered Species List. As the population of bald eagles … Continue reading

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