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Jess Edberg wrote an article explaining why wolves attack dogs and how owners can effectively protect their dogs with relatively easy and simple steps.

[large thumbnail url=”idaho-authorizes-the-killing-of-20-more-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”17″] [thumbnail icon url=”idaho-authorizes-the-killing-of-20-more-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”17″] The controversial Lolo zone contains unhealthy elk herds, two of which have seen massive declines in their numbers since the mid-80s. Wolves will pay the price of trying to recover the struggling herds… in blood.

[large thumbnail url=”montana-fwp-approves-plan-to-at-least-double-wolf-hunt-quota-for-2010″ filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”14″] [thumbnail icon url=”montana-fwp-approves-plan-to-at-least-double-wolf-hunt-quota-for-2010″ filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”14″] As reported in this story Montana FWP were considering two options, both of which included drastically increasing the wolf hunt quota for 2010. Officials elected to go with the lower quota of the two proposed, but this still at least doubles […]

[large thumbnail url=”editorial-co-existing-with-hunters” filename=”editorial” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”13″] [thumbnail icon url=”editorial-co-existing-with-hunters” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”13″] HOWLColorado is not an anti-hunting organization. We feel this would be not only politically foolish, but also a tad hypocritical – wolves are predators after all.

[large thumbnail url=”we-need-wolves-to-be-wolves” filename=”editorial” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”12″] [thumbnail icon url=”we-need-wolves-to-be-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”12″]Unfortunately, most hunters are single minded about what is important and ecological integrity takes a backseat to “getting their elk.” – George Wuerthner

[large thumbnail url=”alaskan-wolves-hit-hard-by-winter-traffic” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”12″] [thumbnail icon url=”alaskan-wolves-hit-hard-by-winter-traffic” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”12″] The Anchorage Daily News is reporting that at least six wolves died after being struck by cars near the state’s biggest city.

[large thumbnail url=”monthly-update-mexican-gray-wolf-reintroduction-project” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”12″] [thumbnail icon url=”monthly-update-mexican-gray-wolf-reintroduction-project” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”12″] Each month the Arizona Fish and Game Department releases a report for the Mexican gray wolf reintroduction program. Here’s the report for April 1-30, 2010.

[large thumbnail url=”wildlife-vet-says-dont-blame-wolves-for-tapeworm” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”10″] [thumbnail icon url=”wildlife-vet-says-dont-blame-wolves-for-tapeworm” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”10″] The wolves of the northern Rocky Mountains are getting sick from the parasitic tapeworm Echinococcus – Mark Johnson, the veterinarian who oversaw the health of the wolves prior to their reintroduction says it was definitely not something the wolves brought with […]

[large thumbnail url=”montana-officials-pushing-for-higher-hunting-quota” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”10″] [thumbnail icon url=”montana-officials-pushing-for-higher-hunting-quota” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”10″] Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks are considering a new hunting quota which would either more than double or even triple the current quota.

[large thumbnail url=”two-red-wolf-deaths-being-investigated-in-north-carolina” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”10″] [thumbnail icon url=”two-red-wolf-deaths-being-investigated-in-north-carolina” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”10″] Two critically endangered red wolves were found dead in late April in North Carolina. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a reward to find answers.

[large thumbnail url=”feds-mexican-wolf-population-threatened-with-failure” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”07″] [thumbnail icon url=”feds-mexican-wolf-population-threatened-with-failure” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”07″] A press release from The Center for Biological Diversity highlights the conclusions of a federal conservation assessment regarding the troubled Mexican gray wolf recovery program.

[large thumbnail url=”latest-science-has-changed-wolf-recovery-targets” filename=”science” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”06″] [thumbnail icon url=”latest-science-has-changed-wolf-recovery-targets” filename=”science” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”06″] Ed Bangs, USFWS wolf recovery coordinator, acknowledged that more recent science has led to a change in the recovery targets for wolves since their reintroduction began in the mid 1990s.

[large thumbnail url=”cattlemen-want-to-reintroduce-wolf-coyote-bounties” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”06″] [thumbnail icon url=”cattlemen-want-to-reintroduce-wolf-coyote-bounties” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”06″] The Northumberland Cattlemen’s Association seems not to care about the lessons of history as they are pushing to reintroduce bounties on wolves and coyotes in the name of “management.”

[large thumbnail url=”study-wolves-will-eat-salmon-if-ungulate-prey-is-scarce” filename=”science” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”04″] [thumbnail icon url=”study-wolves-will-eat-salmon-if-ungulate-prey-is-scarce” filename=”science” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”04″] The Denali wolves are subject to many studies, but one of the most recent shows that wolves will resort to eating fish in areas where their more traditional prey is only available in limited numbers.

[large thumbnail url=”wolf-pups-born-in-zoo-headed-to-wild” filename=”science” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”03″] [thumbnail icon url=”wolf-pups-born-in-zoo-headed-to-wild” filename=”science” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”03″] In a bold move, which has succeeded in the past, two endangered red wolf pups are going to be placed with a pair of wild wolves who are nursing some pups of their own.

[large thumbnail url=”a-letter-to-espn-and-disney-about-wolves” filename=”editorial” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”03″] [thumbnail icon url=”a-letter-to-espn-and-disney-about-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”03″] I hope that Matt Skoglund will forgive this direct copy and paste of a blog post on the NRDC switchboard.

[large thumbnail url=”espn-publishes-disturbing-article-of-half-truths-and-lies” filename=”editorial” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”03″] [thumbnail icon url=”espn-publishes-disturbing-article-of-half-truths-and-lies” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”03″] James Swan (yes, the 3rd tier actor), in trying to get attention for his book In Defense of Hunting, managed to get an article published on ESPN which served to play to his core consumer through misleading, or worse, purely inaccurate […]

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