Wolves Kill Two Women In Tajikistan After Villagers’ Hunting Rifles Confiscated

DUSHANBE — Wolves have killed two women in eastern Tajikistan, prompting complaints from residents that they have been unable to defend themselves against wolf attacks since local authorities confiscated their hunting rifles. Umeda Yusupova, a spokeswoman for the Tajik government’s Committee on Emergency Situations and Civil Defense, told RFE/RL that the deadly wolf attack took […]

Trump Administration Seeks To Take Gray Wolf Off Endangered Species List

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will seek to end federal protections for the gray wolf throughout the lower 48 states, Acting Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced Wednesday. In a statement, the Fish and Wildlife Service said it will propose a rule to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list and […]

Wolves knocking on Colorado boundaries

Colorado producers and sportsman may be stomping on the brake pedal on wolf reintroduction, but state officials say the reality is, Colorado already has wolves. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has restored gray wolves into Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico and Arizona, and it is believed wolves have begun to migrate into Colorado from […]

Why wolves have become a political football in Germany

The German government is mulling some weighty threats these days, Brexit, US auto tariffs… and wolves.  Canis lupus lupus, aka the European grey wolf, is back from extinction and into the middle of the political debate. What to do about the rapidly expanding wolf population was on the docket at the Bundestag in Berlin this […]

Study Shows Wolves Directly Impact Minnesota Moose Numbers

Moose populations in far northeastern Minnesota have been taking it on the chin in recent years. At one time a trip to the Boundary Waters Wilderness and surrounding Superior National Forest regularly resulted in close encounters with the largest member of the deer family—but no more. A sighting of this iconic animal of the Northwoods […]

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 […]

Montana wolf payout bill called unethical

A pair of bills to encourage more people to kill wolves drew spirited debate at the Montana Legislature’s Fish, Wildlife and Parks Committee Jan. 31. Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Brown, R-Thompson Falls, said the measures would restore balance to struggling elk and deer populations in his region. Opponents called the changes unnecessary and unethical. Brown’s […]

Wolves and Livestock Fact Sheet

MONTANA WOLF MANAGEMENT MAY SEE CHANGES

Changes are brewing for Montana wolf management. Nearly a dozen bills have been introduced within the state legislature that would change current hunting and trapping regulations for wolves throughout the state. If passed, they would allow for increased wolf hunting quotas and more scrutiny when it comes to trapping, the Independent Records reports.<<<Read More>>>

Game & Fish Continues Wolf Monitoring Effort

PINEDALE – In April of 2017, following some legal challenges, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department resumed management authority over wolves in Wyoming, outside of Yellowstone National Park and the Wind River Indian Reservation. A large part of management is monitoring wolf numbers, distribution, survival and overall demographics of the population to inform management decisions.  One tool […]