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Wolf trapping class set for Aug. 16

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.

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FWS director defends decisions on wolverines, wolves

FWS director defends decisions on wolverines, wolves

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.

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Wolf

Filmmaker Bob Landis will talk on July 22 about his most recent project which tells the story of a Yellowstone wolf.

July 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Comments sought on wolf stamp donations

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.

June 28, 2014 5:00 amLoading…
Wyoming study finds cougars avoid wolf territory

Wyoming study finds cougars avoid wolf territory

JACKSON, Wyo. — New research in Wyoming finds that mountain lions go out of their way to avoid wolves.

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Conservationists seek nonlethal wolf controls

Conservationists seek nonlethal wolf controls

SPOKANE, Wash. — Eight conservation groups are complaining that it is too easy to kill wolves that attack livestock in Washington state.

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Oregon wolf illegally shot, killed in Bitterroot Valley

Oregon wolf illegally shot, killed in Bitterroot Valley

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.

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Fish and Wildlife Commission seeks grouse, wolf comments

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.

May 29, 2014 5:14 pmLoading…

Deadline nears to comment on Wyoming wolf hunting

JACKSON, Wyo. — The deadline is approaching for people to offer their thoughts about the next wolf-hunting season in northwest Wyoming.

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Wolf

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.

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Montana FWP approves killing of 100 wolves per year by landowners

Montana FWP approves killing of 100 wolves per year by landowners

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.

May 22, 2014 2:57 pm Photos

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Stamp would help fund wolf management

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.

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Wyoming warns public away from wolf traps

Wyoming warns public away from wolf traps

May 13, 2014 1:43 pmLoading…
Wyoming governor touts wolf reintroduction success

Wyoming governor touts wolf reintroduction success

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.

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FWP, UM devise new way to estimate wolf population

FWP, UM devise new way to estimate wolf population

Researchers from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and the University of Montana have created a new technique for estimating wolf numbers in Montana.

April 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Stable population

Stable population

The wolf population in Montana held steady compared to 2012.

April 04, 2014 10:30 amLoading…
Montana wolf population remains stable at 627

Montana wolf population remains stable at 627

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.

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Bitterroot wolf numbers remain steady; slight upswing in northern reaches

Bitterroot wolf numbers remain steady; slight upswing in northern reaches

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.

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Buffalo and wolf protest

Buffalo and wolf protest

James St. Goddard, spiritual leader of the Blackfeet Confederacy, speaks against the senseless slaughter of wolves and bison in Montana.

March 24, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…
Groups protest at Capitol over bison and wolf hunts

Groups protest at Capitol over bison and wolf hunts

HELENA — A coalition protesting the killing of bison and wolves at the Capitol led to a meeting with the governor’s chief of staff Monday.

March 24, 2014 5:13 pm Video Loading…

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