Advice to a Professor Wanting a Meet and Great Before Making Wolf Documentary

*Staff Note* – With the permission of the author, we redacted some elements of the original email for obvious reasons. Knowing the names of some involved does nothing to alter the message in the advice given. The focus and intent of this publication is a delivery of the important message.  As a preamble to the […]

WVU Student Chapter tracks wolves in Wisconsin

Nine undergraduates and one graduate student from the West Virginia University Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society were able to take part in a unique opportunity working with the Timber Wolf Information Network in Babcock, Wisconsin tracking wolves as part of their annual Track-A-Thon to collect population data for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.<<<Read […]

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 […]

Wolf compensation bill clears initial hurdle

A bill that would increase compensation for livestock losses based on Oregon’s wolf population has survived an initial legislative deadline.<<<Read More>>>

Germans could be allowed to hunt wolves under new proposal

Wolf hunting could be legalised in Germany in a bid to control numbers, under a proposal to be discussed in parliament Friday. MPs concerned that the rapidly growing wolf population is beginning to impinge on human settlement areas want strict protection laws to be lifted. “The wolf population is larger than the government admits. An […]

Rural Residents See Wolves Differently

The following Letter to the Editor was recently published in the Appleton Post-Crescent. It is in response to a previous letter that used outed terms referring to wolf biology, science, and terminology. The letter points out that people who live with and/or in close proximity to wolves, see them in a different light that urban […]

44 wolves taken in first wolf hunt in Wyoming since 2013

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Seventy-six wolves were killed by hunters and others in Wyoming last year when the state resumed its management of the animals. Ken Mills, lead wolf biologist with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, said 43 wolves were legally hunted and one illegally hunted in the state during a licensed hunting season […]

With wolf DNA in their genes, coyotes may be taking on more ‘wolf-like’ traits

Coyotes have lived in the East since the 1930s, and recent genetic tests have shown they are actually a mixture of coyote, wolf and dog. That’s why Eastern coyotes tend to be bigger than their Western cousins, and how they may be growing increasingly similar to wolves. The hybrid carnivore has expanded its territory and […]

Southeast Washington ranchers warn of increasing wolf conflicts

OLYMPIA — Southeast Washington ranchers told state lawmakers Tuesday that they have problems with wolves, too. Cattleman Sam Ledgerwood, who ranches in Asotin and Garfield counties, said wolves attacked a cow and calf this summer, a first for his operation. He said that he’s heard from northeast ranchers to brace for depredations to get worse. […]

Harmless or vicious hunter? The uneasy return of Europe’s wolves

To some it is a roe deer that eats meat: an adaptable animal capable of living peaceably alongside humans. To others it is a demonic killing machine that ruins farmers – and whose presence is a symbol of the city’s contempt for rural life. The wolf is on the rise in Europe. This winter it finally […]