HELENA — Montana wildlife officials will hold public hearings on a proposal to create a wolf conservation stamp that would allow non-hunters to contribute $20 apiece to help in the management of the predators.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will hold a wolf trapping certification class at its regional headquarters in Bozeman on Aug. 16 from 8 a.m. to noon.
MISSOULA — U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe defended his agency’s commitment to strong science Monday in light of recent controversies over wolverine and wolf protection.
Filmmaker Bob Landis will talk on July 22 about his most recent project which tells the story of a Yellowstone wolf.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking comment on proposed new rules that outline how to establish and offer a voluntary wolf management stamp for anyone to make a donation to Montana's wolf management program.
JACKSON, Wyo. — New research in Wyoming finds that mountain lions go out of their way to avoid wolves.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Eight conservation groups are complaining that it is too easy to kill wolves that attack livestock in Washington state.
STEVENSVILLE — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is looking for tips on a wolf that was poached in the Burnt Fork area of the Bitterroot Valley, east of Stevensville, on May 31.
The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission is seeking comments though June 23 on some upcoming hunting seasons and additional proposals related to sage grouse and wolves.
JACKSON, Wyo. — The deadline is approaching for people to offer their thoughts about the next wolf-hunting season in northwest Wyoming.
MISSOULA — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has donated $25,000 to the state Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks to help the agency better determine the number of wolves in Montana.
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.
Among a full agenda to consider at its May 22 meeting in Fort Peck, a late addition to the Fish and Wildlife Commission agenda now includes potential commission direction for a voluntary wolf conservation stamp or decal for anyone to make a contribution to Montana wolf management.
Wyoming warns public away from wolf traps
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead says a survey showing Wyoming's wolf population is stable proves ending federal protections for the animals and placing them under state management was the right move.
Researchers from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and the University of Montana have created a new technique for estimating wolf numbers in Montana.
The wolf population in Montana held steady compared to 2012.
Montana’s verified wolf population remained stable in 2013 while livestock depredations by wolves continued to decline, dropping about 27 percent from 2012, according to the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks.
MISSOULA — While wolf numbers are expected to remain relatively stable in the Bitterroot watershed, a state biologist said densities of the predator have been on a bit of an the upswing in the valley’s northern reaches.
James St. Goddard, spiritual leader of the Blackfeet Confederacy, speaks against the senseless slaughter of wolves and bison in Montana.