Wolves in the West: Wolf management in Idaho

Nearly 25 years after Rocky Mountain gray wolves were reintroduced to Central Idaho, wolves have had a negative impact on ranching and rural communities that likely will never go away and could get worse, officials say. In the past two years, wolves set new records for killing cattle and sheep in Idaho. They also killed […]

Do We Still Need To Protect Gray Wolves? Trump Administration Says No, Advocates Disagree.

The Trump administration wants to strip federal endangered species protections from gray wolves, even though a California judge ruled earlier this year that the they should remain protected in California. “After being driven to the brink of extinction, wolves today live in only a fraction of their historic range and they’ve really only just begun to return […]

Wolf Reintroduction: The Big Lie that is Crushing the Western Way of Life

Fifteen years ago, a huge conglomerate of governmental power-brokers, radical environmentalists, and media manipulators forced the reintroduction of Wolves back into Yellowstone National Park. They did this against the wishes of the generations of families living in the immediate area and simply trying to earn a fair living, along with the folks in the bordering […]

Wolf De-Listing Bill A Win For Hunters

Press Release from the Safari Club International The U.S. House of Representatives today approved a bill that returns wolf management to states and is a step toward fixing flaws in the Endangered Species Act – something Safari Club International, on behalf of all hunters, has championed for years. H.R. 6784, the Manage Our Wolves Act, was introduced […]

U.S. House Subcommittee Passes Wolf Delisting Bill

Congressman Sean Duffy (R-WI) and Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statements after bipartisan legislation they introduced to return management of gray wolves to state control advanced in the House of Representatives. The House Natural Resources Committee approved the legislation in a committee markup today.<<<Read More>>>

US Senator Proposes Ending Protections for Mexican Gray Wolf

By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press A wolf that once roamed parts of the American Southwest and northern Mexico would be removed from the list of federally protected species under legislation proposed by U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake. The Arizona Republican introduced the measure last week. He’s a critic of the Mexican gray wolf recovery plan that was […]

Feds Released Dangerous Wolves Into the Wild

Interior Department officials placed the welfare of wolves over public safety, neglecting to inform residents when wolves were roaming and killing cattle in New Mexico, according to a new audit. An official in charge of the Fish and Wildlife Service’s Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Program, which was established to conserve the species, was found to be protecting […]

Red and Eastern Wolves Are Hybrids, Not Species for Protection

“Wild canines in North America have had a complicated, controversial history, and a new study published yesterday in Science Advances adds to the current controversy of the endangered status of American wolves. “The study, the most comprehensive to date, examined the DNA of the three American wolf species recognized by the U.S. government, with American […]

Feds to release wolves in New Mexico despite opposition

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) – U.S. officials plan to release Mexican wolves in New Mexico this year despite the state’s opposition. The Albuquerque Journal reports that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday posted a plan to its website saying it intends to release a pack of wolves in the state and place pups born […]

Ranchers, hunters praise gray wolf decision

Hunters and ranchers are applauding Gov. Kate Brown this week for upholding the decision to delist gray wolves from the state’s endangered species list. On Tuesday, Brown signed a bill ratifying the delisting into state law. In a statement, the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association said ranchers had made numerous trips and driven thousands of miles across […]