STEVENSVILLE — OR-18 made history of sorts before it took a bullet on the last day of May in the Sapphire Mountains.
Montana landowners could kill a combined 100 gray wolves annually if the predators are perceived to pose a threat to humans or domestic animals, according to a rule that received initial backing from state wildlife commissioners Thursday.
A collared gray wolf from the Smart Creek pack travels southwest of Drummond in the fall of 2009.
Federal lawmakers pressed Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Wednesday to drop the administration’s plan to end federal protections for gray wolves across most of the Lower 48 states.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Wildlife officials confirm that a gray wolf was spotted passing through a suburban subdivision outside Jackson Monday.
Wolves can run up to 35 mph on bare ground.
Montana's gray wolf season around the town of Gardiner ends 30 minutes after sunset Thursday after hunters filled a four-wolf quota in the area near Yellowstone National Park.
DENVER — Protesters are coming out in force after federal authorities in charge of saving wolves from extinction made their case to end protection of gray wolves.
Wolf pack numbers in the Blackfoot River watershed northeast of Missoula have grown from one in 2007 to at least a dozen this year.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Wolf-watchers say they're concerned that hunters participating in Wyoming's second annual wolf hunt may have killed five members of the Lamar Canyon Pack, a well-known wolf pack whose territory includes part of Yellowstone National Park.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Hunters have killed half the allowable number of wolves in a trophy hunting area bordering Yellowstone National Park.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming's second wolf hunting season started this week and the state has lowered the quota of wolves available for hunters to kill.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has given $170,000 to the Montana Livestock Board in part to pay for projects that reduce conflicts between wolves and livestock producers.
JACKSON — Officials with an Idaho company say wolves are suspected of killing eight of its sheep on a public land grazing allotment in Wyoming during the past 10 days.
HELENA — Montana wildlife commissioners on Wednesday consider more liberal hunting and trapping rules for gray wolves as part of an effort to drive down their population.
Wildlife management is a constant balancing act. Nowhere is that balance more difficult and more closely scrutinized than in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem.
The Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission meets Wednesday to consider rules for hunting and trapping wolves this fall and winter.
The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted new administrative rules for killing wolves that pose a threat to landowners’ safety on Thursday.
Hunters and trappers in Montana killed 230 wolves during the recently concluded wolf season.
A proposal to relax gray wolf hunting and trapping rules in Montana got a cool reception from Yellowstone National Park administrators who said Monday the move appears to be aimed at substantially reducing the population of the animals in the park.