FEDERAL COURT AFFIRMS WYOMING’S AUTHORITY TO MANAGE GRAY WOLVES

After nearly 10 years of legal wrangling, a U.S. Court of Appeals has affirmed Wyoming’s authority to manage wolves in their state. More than five years ago, the U.S. government determined the gray wolf was no longer endangered in northwest Rocky Mountain states, removing them from the Endangered Species List. It took until this year […]

Wyoming wolf hunts to start again after US court decision

Wyoming will hold a wolf hunt for the first time in four years this fall now that a federal court has lifted endangered species protection for wolves in the state, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department said Wednesday. Planning is now underway for the hunt in northwestern Wyoming, which will probably be similar to the […]

Wyoming wolf hunts to start again after US court decision

CHEYENNE, WYO. Wyoming will hold a wolf hunt for the first time in four years this fall now that a federal court has lifted endangered species protection for wolves in the state, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department said Wednesday. Planning is now underway for the hunt in northwestern Wyoming, which will probably be similar […]

Wyoming Wolves Lose Federal Protection – Lawsuits Surface

In a surprise decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals announced that federal protections are over for Wyoming grey wolves, paving the way for state management of the predators and, yes, even wolf hunts. The ruling was announced today and reverses a 2014 court order that denied Wyoming’s wolf management plan, turning wildlife management strategy into […]

Wolves targeted as Congress moves to de-fang Endangered Species Act

WASHINGTON, DC — House Republicans in Congress are pursuing bipartisan legislation that would drop federal protections for gray wolves in the Great Lakes region and give population management control back to hunting-friendly states amid broader plans to overhaul the federal Endangered Species Act. The bill to remove the gray wolf from the endangered list in […]

Wolves Attack Calf in Wyoming

LANDER, Wyo. – Rancher Mike Hornecker said a wolf or wolves attacked one his Angus calves born in February as it was grazing next to the Shoshone Lake Road under the red bluff on Wednesday. “I was riding, checking the herd, when I saw a cow acting strange. I went over to investigate and found the calf […]

Wolf population on the rise in Wyoming

Wyoming’s wolf population has soared and the once-endangered animals are expanding into new territory. Jackson Hole News & Guide reports that the state’s wolf population was at least 328 at the end of 2015, the highest since the carnivore was reintroduced to the ecosystem in the mid-1990s. Source: Wolf population on the rise in Wyoming

Wolves kill cattle in Absarokee area; Wildlife Services looks to eradicate pack

Two yearling heifers were killed by wolves near Absarokee on March 25, prompting Wildlife Services to set leg-hold snares near the cattle carcasses. The same Rosebud pack killed a yearling on a neighboring ranch along Fiddler Creek at the base of the Beartooth Front two months ago, according to John Steuber, state director of Montana Wildlife […]

The Cover-Up of Wolves and What They DO!

By James Beers Please note the picture below.  It is a late-March of 2016 picture from Wyoming and you will probably never see it again nor even hear of it.  You see: –       Wolves don’t do such things. –       Elk, like Minnesota moose, are disappearing due to global warming and ticks and definitely not wolf […]

Wolves Slaughter 18 Elk in One Night on Wyoming Feed Grounds – None Eaten

This is what happens when we are not allowed to manage. Warning: Very heartbreaking for our “other” wildlife. We had 18 elk slaughtered by wolves on our feedgrounds in one night this week. 16 were calves that were not eaten at all – killed and left for dead. The others were two pregnant cow elk. […]