Landowner Aims To Bring Wolves Back To Scotland, Centuries After They Were Wiped Out

When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in 1995, they had dramatic impacts on parts of Northwestern United States. Decades later, a wealthy landowner wants to try a limited version of that experiment — in the Scottish Highlands. Englishman Paul Lister is hoping to see the ancient Caledonian Forest of Scotch pine, alder and mountain ash […]

Wolves, bears and lynx will be reintroduced to Scotland ‘over my dead body’, minister tells farmers

Wolves, bears and lynx will be reintroduced to Scotland “over my dead body”, the SNP’s Rural Economy Minister has promised as he came under intense fire over the damage beavers are causing farming. Fergus Ewing told the NFU Scotland (NFUS) annual general meeting that the reintroduction of any species that make farming more difficult “won’t […]

Colorado wolf advocates, wildlife managers again feud over reintroduction

“A week ago, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) — the agency tasked with managing the state’s fishing, hunting, camping and boating and operating 42 state parks and more than 900,000 acres of wildlands — released a statement that climbing sightings of gray wolves over the last several years will lead to a “likely eventual establishment […]

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 […]

Colorado turns cold shoulder to endangered wolves

Colorado wildlife commissioners took a stand Wednesday night opposing the release of wolves in the state, overriding a blitz by pro-wolf groups pressing for ecological benefits of predators. Colorado’s new posture represents a pre-emptory challenge to court-ordered U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service efforts to save wolves, an endangered species. Cattle and sheep industry leaders backed […]

Colorado: Huffing and puffing over wolves

Advocates for bringing wolves back to Colorado can expect to face major opposition from ranchers, if the audience’s mood during a presentation on the topic in Carbondale this week is any indication. Source: Huffing and puffing over wolves | GJSentinel.com

Lisenbee: Bringing wolves back to ADK is a bad idea

The obvious question is why? Why would N.Y. even consider such an effort? The expense for both the research and reintroduction efforts would be huge. Who will pay for it? And what would the benefits be? More on that thought shortly. Source: Lisenbee: Bringing wolves back to ADK is a bad idea

Should wolves be introduced in Scotland? 

Wolves have been hunted to extinction across much of Europe but it seems where they have been thriving, their growing numbers may be causing problems.In France, the government has defied an EU law by licensing hunters to kill them to protect farmers’ livestock. Source: Should wolves be introduced in Scotland? – BBC News