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USDA inspects wolf enclosure after bite reported at ZooMontana

USDA inspects wolf enclosure after bite reported at ZooMontana

The United States Department of Agriculture inspected ZooMontana’s wolf enclosure on Tuesday as the investigation continued into a report of a child being bitten by one of the animals.

October 22, 2014 5:29 pm Photos

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ZooMontana investigating report of child bitten by wolf; animals quarantined

ZooMontana investigating report of child bitten by wolf; animals quarantined

One of ZooMontana’s two gray wolves bit a young child on Sunday afternoon.

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Ranchers urge relocation of Washington wolf packs

Ranchers urge relocation of Washington wolf packs

COLVILLE, Wash. — Ranchers in northeastern Washington offered a simple solution to keep wolves from killing their livestock: Pack up the predators and ship them to western Washington.

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FWP abandons wolf donation stamp

Proposed administrative rules to establish a voluntary management stamp to enable anyone to make a donation to Montana's wolf program won't be adopted this year, state wildlife officials said on Thursday.

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Washington reports new wolf pack found

Washington reports new wolf pack found

SPOKANE, Wash. — Wildlife officials are reporting that a new wolf pack has been discovered in northeast Washington's Ferry County near Profanity Peak.

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Wolf biologist to talk in Cody on Oct. 2

Wolf management over the past 30 years, from recovery under the Endangered Species Act to current day-to-day management of wolves in the Northern Rocky Mountains, will be the topic of discussion on Oct. 2 at the next Draper Natural History Museum Lunchtime Expedition.

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DNA samples indicate wolf OR-7's mate from Oregon

DNA samples indicate wolf OR-7's mate from Oregon

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Genetic tests indicate that the mate of Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, found in the Cascade Mountains of southwestern Oregon could have been the girl next door when he was growing up hundreds of miles away in northeastern Oregon.

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Hearings to be held on wolf conservation stamp

Hearings to be held on wolf conservation stamp

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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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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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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