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The Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund, the political arm of the non-profit organization, endorses political candidates in each election cycle based on their record as it relates to ecological and wildlife conservation issues. The action fund has weighed in on Colorado’s most visible nationally relevant race.

[large thumbnail url=”editorial-otter-huffs-and-puffs-again-about-wolves” filename=”editorial” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”15″] [thumbnail icon url=”editorial-otter-huffs-and-puffs-again-about-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”15″] Kevin Richert, writing on the IdahoStatesmen.com Web site, is not pro-wolf. It’s not really anti-wolf either, but its certainly interesting and it carefully, and with little deviation, targets Otter for his cynical strategy and Wyoming for being the root cause of […]

[large thumbnail url=”gray-wolf-bill-angers-wildlife-advocates” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”15″] [thumbnail icon url=”gray-wolf-bill-angers-wildlife-advocates” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”15″] The Utah Wildlife Board has taken a stand supporting federal legislation that would take the gray wolf population off the endangered species list, a move that angers some wildlife advocates.

[large thumbnail url=”idaho-governor-reversal-dont-shoot-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”15″] [thumbnail icon url=”idaho-governor-reversal-dont-shoot-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”15″] Governor “Butch” Otter announced that Idaho would no longer handle wolf management, and then told the Associated Press that federal law allows hunters to shoot wolves they see pursuing elk or moose – which is not true.

[large thumbnail url=”governor-idaho-won’t-manage-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”20″] [thumbnail icon url=”governor-idaho-won’t-manage-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”20″] Almost two weeks after the deadline that Gov. Butch Otter set for a wolf management agreement, the governor is making good on his threat to withdraw state support for federal management efforts.

[large thumbnail url=”feds-investigate-killings-of-endangered-n-c-red-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”15″] [thumbnail icon url=”feds-investigate-killings-of-endangered-n-c-red-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”15″] For the second time in six months, federal authorities are investigating the suspected shooting death of a red wolf, a species that once teetered on the brink of extinction and now wages its fight for survival exclusively in eastern North Carolina’s […]

[large thumbnail url=”study-finds-wolves-genetically-diverse-dispersing” filename=”science” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”14″] [thumbnail icon url=”study-finds-wolves-genetically-diverse-dispersing” filename=”science” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”14″] Wolves in the northern Rocky Mountains are genetically healthy and have migrated and bred successfully among subpopulations in central Idaho, greater Yellowstone and northern Montana, according to a new study.

[large thumbnail url=”feds-probe-wolf-killing-as-ranchers-struggle” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”14″] [thumbnail icon url=”feds-probe-wolf-killing-as-ranchers-struggle” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”14″] It’s been an eventful several weeks in the continuing story of the resident gray wolf on the northeast Oregon landscape.

[large thumbnail url=”public-invited-to-watch-wolves-feast-at-oregon-zoo” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”06″] [thumbnail icon url=”public-invited-to-watch-wolves-feast-at-oregon-zoo” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”06″] To celebrate the start of National Wolf Awareness Week, the zoo is inviting visitors to a keeper talk and wolf enrichment session Sunday, Oct. 17, at 11:30 a.m. The event is not for the faint of heart, however — the wolves’ […]

[large thumbnail url=”federal-officials-deny-montana-wolf-hunt-request” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”14″] [thumbnail icon url=”federal-officials-deny-montana-wolf-hunt-request” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”14″] Federal officials on Thursday denied Montana’s request to hunt gray wolves in response to increasing attacks on livestock and elk, leaving a settlement with environmentalists as the most immediate hope for the state to regain control over the endangered predators.

[large thumbnail url=”mission-wolf-makes-news-during-east-coast-road-trip” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”14″] [thumbnail icon url=”mission-wolf-makes-news-during-east-coast-road-trip” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”14″] Colorado’s own Mission: Wolf are on a road trip, and their most recent stop was Corning Community College in New York state.

[large thumbnail url=”feds-again-delay-release-of-wolf-pack-in-arizona” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”12″] [thumbnail icon url=”feds-again-delay-release-of-wolf-pack-in-arizona” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”12″] The Center for Biological Diversity released the following press release regarding the continued delays in in releasing 8 more wolves in to Arizona’s wilderness.

Wolf opponents broaden tactics

October 6th, 2010

[large thumbnail url=”wolf-opponents-broaden-tactics” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”06″] [thumbnail icon url=”wolf-opponents-broaden-tactics” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”06″] Opponents of a federal court decision ordering the protection of wolves have responded with tactics ranging from a suggestion to stake out shelter dogs as wolf bait to pending bills in Congress and appeals of the decision.

[large thumbnail url=”reward-doubles-in-nc-search-for-red-wolf-killer” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”06″] [thumbnail icon url=”reward-doubles-in-nc-search-for-red-wolf-killer” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”06″] Two animal advocacy groups are doubling a reward for information leading to the capture of whoever killed an endangered red wolf in Dare County.

[large thumbnail url=”oregon-adopts-updated-wolf-management-plan” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”06″] [thumbnail icon url=”oregon-adopts-updated-wolf-management-plan” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”06″]  The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission met on Friday, October 1st and during that meeting adopted an updated wolf management plan which included minor changes which they said would make management more practical.

[large thumbnail url=”is-it-2010-or-1910-politicians-appear-to-be-confused” filename=”editorial” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”06″] [thumbnail icon url=”is-it-2010-or-1910-politicians-appear-to-be-confused” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”06″] A guest column which appeared in Montana’s Flathead Beacon – which claims to be Fresh. Local. Enlightning. – by Rep. Denny Rehberg shows a narrow, and dangerous viewpoint.

[large thumbnail url=”anti-wolf-bills-piling-up-end-around-the-endangered-species-act” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”06″] [thumbnail icon url=”anti-wolf-bills-piling-up-end-around-the-endangered-species-act” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”06″]  The Natural Resource Defense Council released a press release addressing the political attempts to get around the recent Judge Molloy ruling.

[large thumbnail url=”mexican-wolf-reintroduction-project-news-–-september-2010″ filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”06″] [thumbnail icon url=”mexican-wolf-reintroduction-project-news-–-september-2010″ filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”10″ day=”06″] The Arizona Fish and Game Departmant has released its August 2010 Mexican Wolf report.

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