Bundestag committee debates wolves’ protected status in Germany

In the years since wolves returned to Germany, they’ve multiplied quickly — bringing headaches for farmers. MPs and experts agree that more should be done to protect livestock, but they’re split on the issue of hunting. In an effort to ease tensions between conservationists and livestock farmers, the German parliament’s Environment Committee debated the issue […]

Minnesota congressman’s effort de-list wolves stuck in Congress

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson says he has the votes on the House floor to pass a bill removing federal protection for gray wolves across the Great Lakes region. He just can’t get the bill to the floor. His bill — with co-sponsors from both parties across the wolf range in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan — […]

Montana’s Valley County tackles wolf problem head on…

The Valley County Conservation District (VCCD) supervisors unanimously passed the following resolution at their November 2017 meeting. RESOLUTION TO DECLARE WOLVES A PREDATOR IN VALLEY COUNTY 10/02/17 WHEREAS, the Valley County Conservation District is a legal subdivision of the State of Montana; and WHEREAS, the declared policy of the Montana Conservation District Law includes, “…to […]

Midwest, Wyoming lawmakers target wolf protections again

Wolf Education International position of the perpetuation of wolf hybrids: It is the position of the majority members of Wolf Education International that the breeding, perpetuation and protection of hybrid, and/or canine mixtures, in the wild and under the claim of sustaining a wolf species or subspecies, is wrong scientifically as well as poses a […]

New Mexico seeks to stop feds from releasing wolves

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – Lawyers for the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish are seeking to stop federal wildlife managers from releasing more endangered Mexican gray wolves into the wild. In a court filing Thursday, they asked for a temporary restraining order that would require the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to get state […]