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Wyoming anti-wolf rally scheduled for May 22

[large thumbnail url=”wyoming-anti-wolf-rally-scheduled-for-may-22″ filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”18″] [thumbnail icon url=”wyoming-anti-wolf-rally-scheduled-for-may-22″ filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”18″] Cody, WY, will be host to an anti-wolf rally on Saturday, May 22. Four gubernatorial candidates will be in attendance, or at least will send a representative, along with guest speakers from outfitter, hunting and trapper organizations among others.

From the Cody Enterprise Web site:

Wolves in the crosshairs Saturday
Richard Reeder

More than a decade after their reintroduction to Yellowstone Park, the gray wolf remains protected in Wyoming.

The predator has been blamed for helping deplete the Clarks Fork elk herd, which has had significant impacts on Park County.

A rally May 22 in Cody will discuss the impacts and shed light on the plight of outfitters, hunters and livestock owners.

The rally will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in City Park. The times each speaker will take the stage will not be determined until later in the week.

The rally is hosted by Cody Country Outfitters and Guides Association and Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife…

Read the entire article: Wolves in crosshairs Saturday

From the Powell Tribune Web site

Wolf Impact Rally slated for May 22

A “Wyoming Wolf Impact Rally,” designed to weigh the canine’s impact on agriculture and outfitting, will take place on Saturday, May 22, at City Park in Cody.

“We do support the (Wyoming) wolf management plan that was heard in Judge Johnson’s court,” said rally organizer Tim Hockhalter, of Timber Creek Outfitters of Crandall.

In January, attorneys representing the federal government, Wyoming and Park County stood before U.S. District Judge Alan B. Johnson’s court.

The Wyoming lawyers argued that the state should have management of wolves since the federal government granted wolf management to Idaho and Montana…

Read the entire article: Wolf impact rally slated May 22

 

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