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Idaho’s first wolf hunt in decades comes to an end after sunset on March 31, 2010 – with the quota being unmet.

[large thumbnail url=”oregon-reporter-embraces-fear-regarding-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”31″] [thumbnail icon url=”oregon-reporter-embraces-fear-regarding-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”31″] Wolves dug up a cow carcass, were seen in the open and caused a rancher to have to scare them away from his livestock… but based on this article, you would believe things were a lot worse in Oregon.

[large thumbnail url=”ohio-wolf-thought-to-be-escaped-wolf-hybrid-pet” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”29″] [thumbnail icon url=”ohio-wolf-thought-to-be-escaped-wolf-hybrid-pet” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”29″] After shooting the largest animal in what a local resident thought was a group of coyotes, it became clear the animal was not a coyote… but it likely wasn’t truly a wolf either.

[large thumbnail url=”montana-wipes-out-another-wolf-pack” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”29″] [thumbnail icon url=”montana-wipes-out-another-wolf-pack” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”29″] After being blamed for killing miniature horses, Montana authorized the killing of the Superior wolf pack.

The International Wolf Center released a statement regarding the death of Candice Berner.

[large thumbnail url=”maughan-blog-as-feared-wolf-damage-mitigation-board-just-a-slush-fund” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”29″] [thumbnail icon url=”maughan-blog-as-feared-wolf-damage-mitigation-board-just-a-slush-fund” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”29″] Ralph Maughan does a good job of explaining the situation in Montana and effectively highlights the waste of money and improper use of the funds as not one preventative measure is put in to place during 2009.

[large thumbnail url=”day-in-the-life-of-a-yellowstone-wolf-biologist” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”29″] [thumbnail icon url=”day-in-the-life-of-a-yellowstone-wolf-biologist” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”29″] Michael Gibney of the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, followed Yellowstone wolf biologist Doug Smith for a day and captured a fascinating glimpse of the world through his eyes.

From the recollection of a long-time friend now lost, to letters from visitors, to upcoming events, the March newsletter from HOWLColorado’s affiliate is full of information and heart-touching stories.

[large thumbnail url=”ee-report-mexican-wolves-los-lobos-in-limbo” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”25″] [thumbnail icon url=”ee-report-mexican-wolves-los-lobos-in-limbo” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”25″] A spectacular special report from E&E News about the status of the Mexican Wolf reintroduction program.

[large thumbnail url=”national-park-services-seeks-to-shut-down-hunting-in-alaskan-preserve” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”25″] [thumbnail icon url=”national-park-services-seeks-to-shut-down-hunting-in-alaskan-preserve” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”25″] After Alaska Department of Fish and Game shot two collared wolves which were part of a long scientific study, the National Park Service is seeking to stop wolf hunting for the year on the preserve the wolves called home.

[large thumbnail url=”wolf-pack-confirmed-in-michigans-lower-peninsula” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”25″] [thumbnail icon url=”wolf-pack-confirmed-in-michigans-lower-peninsula” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”25″] Wolves are doing well in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, and wolves have been seen occasionally in the Lower Peninsula, but this is the first time a pack has been confirmed in Cheboygan County.

[large thumbnail url=”biologists-look-to-get-alaskas-new-wildlife-director-removed” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”23″] [thumbnail icon url=”biologists-look-to-get-alaskas-new-wildlife-director-removed” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”23″] Biologists, in a letter, state that new wildlife director Corey Rossi doesn’t even have the qualifications for an entry-level biology position.

Today saw the launch of a new version of HOWLColorado. A fully functional, formatted version just for viewing through android and iPhones.

[large thumbnail url=”three-states-investigate-return-of-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”22″] [thumbnail icon url=”three-states-investigate-return-of-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”22″] Based on reports of wolves possibly returning to Colorado, Ohio, and Illinois  – with recently confirmed resettlement in Washington and Oregon, it appears wolves are slowly re-establishing themselves in much of their historic range.

[large thumbnail url=”wolves-part-of-study-shot-by-alaska-fish-and-game” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”22″] [thumbnail icon url=”wolves-part-of-study-shot-by-alaska-fish-and-game” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”22″] The Alaska Fish and Game “aerial wolf control program” claimed the lives of entire packs of wolves – one of which was part of a 16-year study by the Park Service.

[large thumbnail url=”alaskan-aerial-gunners-wipe-out-wolf-pack-defenders-mobilizes” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”19″] [thumbnail icon url=”alaskan-aerial-gunners-wipe-out-wolf-pack-defenders-mobilizes” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”19″] A pack of eight wolves has been wiped out already, and Defenders, along with other organizations, are working together to fight this legislatively and legally.

Ken Cole, writing on Ralph Maughan’s blog, posed this question, and discovered a very disturbing answer.

[large thumbnail url=”minnesota-wants-wolf-off-the-endangered-species-list” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”18″] [thumbnail icon url=”minnesota-wants-wolf-off-the-endangered-species-list” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”18″] The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources wants the state to have control over the wolf population, which can only come if the federal government removes wolves in the state from the endangered species list.

[large thumbnail url=”british-columbia-public-says-no-to-killing-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”18″] [thumbnail icon url=”british-columbia-public-says-no-to-killing-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”18″] B.C. and it’s mountain caribou science team want to take to the air to kill wolves, but the public, and other scientists, don’t agree and so the provincial government now has tough challenges ahead.

[large thumbnail url=”alaska-begins-aerial-assault-against-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”18″] [thumbnail icon url=”alaska-begins-aerial-assault-against-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”18″] According to the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has taken to the air in planes and helicopters to track and kill wolves in Fortymile area.

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