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[large thumbnail url=”cattlemen-sue-for-review-of-wolf-status” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”18″] [thumbnail icon url=”cattlemen-sue-for-review-of-wolf-status” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”18″] The Washington Cattlemen’s Association has filed suit to force the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to determine if the gray wolf still requires protection as an endangered species.

[large thumbnail url=”montana-governor-authorizes-wolf-killing-but-federal-law-still-outlaws-it” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”18″] [thumbnail icon url=”montana-governor-authorizes-wolf-killing-but-federal-law-still-outlaws-it” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”18″] Montana governor Brian Schweitzer appears not to care for federal law, and has no faith that a scientifically-driven, or even legislatively-driven solution is forthcoming.

[large thumbnail url=”house-bill-amendment-to-extend-delisting-to-wyoming-shot-down” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”17″] [thumbnail icon url=”house-bill-amendment-to-extend-delisting-to-wyoming-shot-down” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”17″] When Wyoming representative Cynthia Lummis tried to introduce an amendment to a budget bill to include her state, it was shot down on procedural grounds.

[large thumbnail url=”afp-controversial-swedish-wolf-hunt-ends-one-shy-of-target” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”17″] [thumbnail icon url=”afp-controversial-swedish-wolf-hunt-ends-one-shy-of-target” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”17″] STOCKHOLM — Sweden’s controversial wolf hunt, which has sparked widespread criticism from environmentalists and legal action from the European Commission, ended with hunters failing to cull one of the 20 animals in the quota, officials said Wednesday.

[large thumbnail url=”wisconsin-releases-wolf-livestock-predation-numbers” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”17″] [thumbnail icon url=”wisconsin-releases-wolf-livestock-predation-numbers” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”17″] Wolves killed 63 cattle, most of which were calves, worth a total of $113,586, according to a new report from the state Department of Natural Resources. Between 25 and 27 packs of wolves are believed to have carried out the killings […]

[large thumbnail url=”mexican-wolf-reintroduction-project-news-january-2011″ filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”17″] [thumbnail icon url=”mexican-wolf-reintroduction-project-news-january-2011″ filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”17″] The Arizona Fish and Game Department released their monthly Mexican gray wolf update for January.

[large thumbnail url=”swedish-minister-defends-hunt-claiming-it-will-help-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”08″] [thumbnail icon url=”swedish-minister-defends-hunt-claiming-it-will-help-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”08″] Swedish Environment Minister Andreas Carlgren defended the licensed wolf hunt in Sweden’s parliament, the Riksdag, on Tuesday, claiming that it would help bring in new wolves and save the wolf population from inbreeding, while experts say the population is just too […]

[large thumbnail url=”year-starts-with-positive-news-for-mexican-gray-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”08″] [thumbnail icon url=”year-starts-with-positive-news-for-mexican-gray-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”08″] Population numbers for the extremely fragile Mexican gray wolves are finally headed the right direction, but the recovery is tempered by caution as the numbers still remain critically low.

[large thumbnail url=”2011-legislative-year-of-the-wolf” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”08″] [thumbnail icon url=”2011-legislative-year-of-the-wolf” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”08″] In the first effort to change the Endangered Species Act in the new Congress, bills have been introduced in the House of Representatives and the Senate to remove the gray wolf from the list of protected animals. Proponents say that the […]

[large thumbnail url=”mexican-gray-wolf-recaptured-soon-after-release” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”08″] [thumbnail icon url=”mexican-gray-wolf-recaptured-soon-after-release” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”08″] A Mexican gray wolf has been recaptured just days after being released due to an unwillingness to leave human-inhabited areas.

[large thumbnail url=”at-least-one-wolf-confirmed-in-a-new-part-of-oregon” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”08″] [thumbnail icon url=”at-least-one-wolf-confirmed-in-a-new-part-of-oregon” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”02″ day=”08″] Mark Kirsch is the Umatilla District wildlife biologist with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. He said more than one Northern Rocky Mountain gray wolf has settled in the Walla Walla River/Mill Creek system.

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