Raising Livestock in Areas With Wolves Won’t Be Easy

November 9, 2017 – By Noelle Cremers – Almost exactly six years ago, California had its first wolf visitor come into the state from Northeastern Oregon. Since OR-7 first entered California, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife has identified two separate packs in Northern California—and each pack has either been suspected or confirmed of killing […]

Bill would end state protections for Wisconsin’s growing wolf population

“Some northern Wisconsin legislators are proposing a bill that would end the state’s efforts to manage wolves and force police to ignore wolf killings, unless the federal government removes the animals from the endangered species list. The Republican lawmakers — Reps. Adam Jarchow, Mary Felzkowski and Romaine Quinn, along with Sen. Tom Tiffany — released […]

“Alpha Male” Wolf Shot. Now What Happens?

Alpha male shot as wolves set up territory west of Helsinki “Wildlife authorities say that a new wolf pack has established a territory in Raseborg, but that its future is in doubt after the apparent shooting of its alpha male. Hunters had been issued with a special permit to shoot a young male.”<<<Read More>>> *Staff […]

Close encounter of the wolf kind

A Hay River man recently had a close encounter with a pack of wolves that left him shaken for days. Junior Barnes ran into five wolves while hunting for prairie chickens on Oct. 13 just off Highway 5 east of Hay River. “It was Friday, the 13th,” he noted. Barnes was hunting on an old […]

Animal rights activists camp out to stop culling of wolf in Germany

Animal rights activists have flocked to eastern Germany in a bid to prevent the culling of a wolf that has been preying on local farmers’ sheep. Activists from across Germany are camping out in the forests of Upper Lausitz, a sparsely populated area near the border with Poland, in an attempt to stop hunters tracking […]

Wolf pack makes 1st confirmed livestock kill

SACRAMENTO — California has experienced its first confirmed livestock depredation by wolves since the gray wolf returned to the state in 2011. A livestock loss determination report issued Oct. 20 by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed that one week earlier, Oct. 13, the Lassen Pack of wolves killed a cow on private […]

Wölfe töten britische Professorin

The following translations have been provided by Kaj Ganlund, author of “Das Europa der Wolf” Sudet tappoivat ja söivät naisen Kreikassa Kreikkalaisen kuolinsyyntutkijan mukaan sudet tappoivat ja söivät 62-vuotiaan eläkkeellä olleen yliopistoprofessorin Celia Hollingworthin Kreikassa. Celia Hollingworth katosi torstaina 21.9 sen jälkeen, kun hän oli ollut tutustumassa Mesimvrian arkeologiseen kohteeseen ja palaamassa jalkaisin takaisin. Hänen […]

Wolves return to haunt EU politics

“Europe’s wolf packs are racing up the political agenda as farmers seek to protect their flocks from the resurgent predators. After being largely hunted to extinction across Western Europe, gray wolves are returning to their ancient haunts in rapidly increasing numbers. From the French Alps to the forests of Germany, these lean, keen-scented hunters are […]

Funding restored to trap wolves who attack livestock

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Funding has been restored to trap gray wolves in Minnesota who prey on livestock. The funding ran out for about a week before the U.S. Department of Agriculture said last week it would provide funding for the rest of the year and also match the $110,000 again next year that’s also provided […]

$15,500 Reward Offered After Endangered Wolf Shot Dead

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has banded together with five conservation groups to offer a $15,500 reward for information about the killing of a federally protected gray wolf. The four-year-old male, known as OR-33, was found dead in late April in southwestern Oregon’s Fremont-Winema National Forest, according to the agency. A necropsy confirmed that it […]