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[large thumbnail url=”kathie-lynch-druid-wolf-pack-likely-to-fade-away” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”28″] [thumbnail icon url=”kathie-lynch-druid-wolf-pack-likely-to-fade-away” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”28″] Kathie Lynch, regular contributor to the well-known Ralph Maughan blog, says there is only one confirmed member of the famed Druid pack remaining.

[large thumbnail url=”officials-seek-to-confirm-new-wolf-pack-in-washington-state” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”28″] [thumbnail icon url=”officials-seek-to-confirm-new-wolf-pack-in-washington-state” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”28″] The Wenatchee World is reporting that there could be a new wolf pack settling near Lake Chelan.

[large thumbnail url=”german-hunters-advise-calm-in-response-to-returning-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”28″] [thumbnail icon url=”german-hunters-advise-calm-in-response-to-returning-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”28″] German hunters from the ecological hunters’ association ask for calm from citizens after a wolf was spotted in Bavaria.

[large thumbnail url=”rocky-mountain-elk-foundation-attacks-conservation-groups” filename=”editorial” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”28″] In an “article” published on ESPN’s hunting pages, the RMEF says conservation groups which are pro-wolf are perpetuating the fight over wolves in order to make money.

HOWLColorado had the opportunity to speak to author Michael J. Robinson about his book, Predatory Bureaucracy, and the potential presence of wolves in Colorado.

[large thumbnail url=”idaho-pushes-forward-bill-to-protect-hunter-identities” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”25″] [thumbnail icon url=”idaho-pushes-forward-bill-to-protect-hunter-identities” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”25″] An Idaho committee has voted to accept a bill which would protect the identities of hunters after those who shot wolves during the 2009 hunting season received harrassing calls and e-mails.

Vet responds to Spork controversy

February 24th, 2010

[large thumbnail url=”vet-responds-to-spork-controversy” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”24″] [thumbnail icon url=”vet-responds-to-spork-controversy” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”24″] Spork, a 10-year-old dachshund, faces either euthanasia or kenneling for the rest of his life after biting a vet tech. The founder, and chief vet, from the Jasper Animal Hospital releases a statement.

[large thumbnail url=”montana-at-it-again-candy-mountain-pack-targeted-for-reduction” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”24″] [thumbnail icon url=”montana-at-it-again-candy-mountain-pack-targeted-for-reduction” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”24″] According to a report from The Western News, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has authorized the destruction of two wolves from the Candy Mountain Pack after federal officials determined the pack was responsible for livestock deaths.

[large thumbnail url=”lone-wolf-scientist-has-spent-50-years-studying-arctic-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”24″] [thumbnail icon url=”lone-wolf-scientist-has-spent-50-years-studying-arctic-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”24″] Margaret Webb Pressler writes an article for the Washington Post about L. David Mech, wolf expert and senior research scientist for the U.S. Geological Survey.

[large thumbnail url=”sweden-continues-schizophrenic-approach-to-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”22″] [thumbnail icon url=”sweden-continues-schizophrenic-approach-to-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”22″] A council vote for a Swedish municipality declares its desire to remain wolf-free.

[large thumbnail url=”maughan-blog-loss-on-helicopters-in-wilderness” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”19″] [thumbnail icon url=”maughan-blog-loss-on-helicopters-in-wilderness” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”19″] According to a post on Ralph Maughan’s blog, a judge will allow Idaho Fish and Game to use helicopters to conduct research in the Frank Church Wilderness.

[large thumbnail url=”idaho-publishes-their-latest-wolf-management-progress-report” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”19″] [thumbnail icon url=”idaho-publishes-their-latest-wolf-management-progress-report” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”19″] The report suggests that preliminary 2009 totals for wolves will be similar to the numbers of 2008, it also offers an update on the wolf hunt and planned research.

The city of Lafayette currently has a 10-year-old weiner dog named Spork targeted for either death or kenneling after he bit a veterinarian technician.

[large thumbnail url=”idaho-legislature-authors-dangerous-resolution-targeting-wolves” filename=”editorial” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”19″] [thumbnail icon url=”idaho-legislature-authors-dangerous-resolution-targeting-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”19″] Resolution 43 which asks the governor of Idaho to declare a state of emergency for Idaho and use any legal means necessary to reduce the number of wolves to the minimum required to recover the species – which could be as […]

[large thumbnail url=”mexican-gray-wolf-caught-after-three-days-on-the-loose” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”18″] [thumbnail icon url=”mexican-gray-wolf-caught-after-three-days-on-the-loose” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”18″] A rare Mexican gray wolf, who was intentionally released from her enclosure at the Wildlife Science Center in Minnesota, was captured and safely returned home Thursday after being on the run for three days.

[large thumbnail url=”yellowstone-wolf-numbers-drop-for-second-year-in-a-row” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”16″] [thumbnail icon url=”yellowstone-wolf-numbers-drop-for-second-year-in-a-row” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”16″] According to a press release from Yellowstone National Park, wolf numbers have dropped for the second time in as many years.

[large thumbnail url=”leaked-memo-reveals-idahos-plans-for-major-wolf-reduction” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”16″] [thumbnail icon url=”leaked-memo-reveals-idahos-plans-for-major-wolf-reduction” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”16″] A memo leaked, and subsequently republished on Ralph Maughan’s blog, reveals something many wolf advocates have suspected – Idaho is looking to drastically reduce the number of wolves in the state.

[large thumbnail url=”iwc-mexican-wolves-reintroduced-in-both-u-s-and-mexico” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”16″] [thumbnail icon url=”iwc-mexican-wolves-reintroduced-in-both-u-s-and-mexico” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”16″] Jess Edberg, from the International Wolf Center, wrote an article about Mexico’s plans to reintroduce five wolves following a devastating year where America’s population declined by 20 percent.

[large thumbnail url=”wildearth-guardians-a-light-in-the-darkness-for-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”15″] [thumbnail icon url=”wildearth-guardians-a-light-in-the-darkness-for-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”15″] In the midst of all the bad news for wolves comes a reason for hope.

High Country News: Prodigal Dogs

February 15th, 2010

[large thumbnail url=”high-country-news-prodigal-dogs” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”15″] [thumbnail icon url=”high-country-news-prodigal-dogs” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”15″] The following very extensive article by Michelle Nijhuis was posted to the High Country News website from their February 15, 2010 issue.

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