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Gray wolf

A gray wolf rests in tall grass. 

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Montana wolf numbers drop slightly to 625

Montana wolf numbers drop slightly to 625

Montana's gray wolf population declined slightly for the first time in almost a decade in 2012, amid stepped-up efforts to curb the predator's numbers through increased hunting and trapping, state officials said Thursday.

March 21, 2013 6:30 pm Related Loading…

Hunting groups push to enter wolf lawsuits

CHEYENNE — The National Rifle Association and Safari Club International are blaming wolves for bringing down the quality of big-game hunting in northwestern Wyoming.

March 19, 2013 5:34 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Montana needs more wolf hunting, trapping

As members of the Montana House of Representatives, it’s our job to find areas where different sides can come together, and provide common-sense Montana solutions.

February 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Court takes up Yellowstone-area wolf harvests

Court takes up Yellowstone-area wolf harvests

LIVINGSTON - Whether gray wolf hunting and trapping should continue outside the gates of Yellowstone National Park is in the hands of a state judge, after Montana wildlife officials pressed Monday to reinstate a temporary ban.

January 15, 2013 8:07 amLoading…
Groups: create wolf buffer zone around Yellowstone

Groups: create wolf buffer zone around Yellowstone

CHEYENNE — A conservation group is calling on state and federal officials to create no-shooting zones around Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks to reduce the killing of wolves.

December 19, 2012 6:30 pmLoading…

Second coalition challenges Wyoming wolf delisting

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A second coalition of environmental groups is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service claiming the federal agency violated the Endangered Species Act by ending protections for wolves in Wyoming this fall.

November 27, 2012 1:49 pmLoading…
Poll finds strong backing for wolf hunting in Wyoming

Poll finds strong backing for wolf hunting in Wyoming

JACKSON — Wyoming residents are divided about the reintroduction of wolves to the state but strongly support wolf hunting, a poll shows.

November 22, 2012 4:00 pmLoading…

Poll finds strong backing for wolf hunting in Wyoming

JACKSON, Wyo.  - A poll shows Wyoming residents are divided about the reintroduction of wolves to the state but strongly support wolf hunting.

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4 of 5 scientists approve of Wyoming's wolf plan

4 of 5 scientists approve of Wyoming's wolf plan

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Four of the five scientists who reviewed Wyoming's proposed wolf management plan said they believe it's likely to maintain a stable population in the state, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Friday.

May 11, 2012 7:00 pm Related Loading…
Wolf hunt proposal is unveiled

Wolf hunt proposal is unveiled

CASPER — After years of debate, litigation and study, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has a management and hunting plan for the gray wolf.

April 06, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Idaho officials hike bag limits for 2012 wolf hunt

Idaho officials hike bag limits for 2012 wolf hunt

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho wildlife officials have agreed to boost bag limits, expand trapping and extend hunting seasons in some areas to help further reduce wolf populations in all corners of the state.

March 22, 2012 3:20 pmLoading…

Wyoming seeks public comment on wolf hunts

CHEYENNE — Proposed regulations governing hunting of gray wolves will come before the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission at its April 25-26 meeting in Casper.

March 09, 2012 7:00 pmLoading…
Montana wolf population up 15 percent

Montana wolf population up 15 percent

HELENA — The number of wolves in Montana increased by 15 percent to at least 653 animals despite the state's efforts to reduce the population with an extended hunting season, state wildlife officials said Wednesday.

February 29, 2012 9:10 pmLoading…

Federal wildlife officials consider wolves to control elk

ALAMOSA, Colo. -- Federal officials are considering using wolves to control the number of elk in Baca National Wildlife Refuge, a proposal that is drawing criticism from hunters and ranchers and support from environmentalists.

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Yellowstone says hunt changes protect park wolves

Yellowstone says hunt changes protect park wolves

Wolf hunting restrictions in portions of Montana bordering Yellowstone National Park are protecting the park's animals from a repeat of a previous hunt when almost half the members of a well-known pack were killed, federal and state officials said Wednesday.

January 04, 2012 1:22 pmLoading…
Wolf crosses into California from Oregon

Wolf crosses into California from Oregon

LOS ANGELES — A lone gray wolf that authorities have been tracking for months in southern Oregon crossed the state line into northern Siskiyou County this week, becoming the first wolf known to be at large in California since 1924.

December 29, 2011 9:40 pmLoading…

Wyoming outdoors: 2 meetings left to learn about wolf plan

The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission is asking for public comments on the state’s revised wolf management plan. Public meetings have been scheduled throughout Wyoming to elicit responses from citizens.

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Debate over wolves unfolds in Pacific Northwest

Debate over wolves unfolds in Pacific Northwest

SEATTLE — The wolves came within howling distance of the house, but were gone by the time Kim Jacobs found dead lambs on her family's eastern Oregon ranch that spring morning.

July 03, 2011 6:00 pmLoading…
Plan to kill Northern Idaho wolves having little success

Plan to kill Northern Idaho wolves having little success

LEWISTON — A plan by state officials to kill up to 60 wolves in north-central Idaho to protect elk herds has had little success so far, after aerial gunners and now state officials and hunting outfitters report limited results.

June 25, 2011 5:30 pm Photos

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