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[large thumbnail url=”new-report-highlights-need-for-changes-in-predator-management-policies” filename=”science” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”26″] [thumbnail icon url=”new-report-highlights-need-for-changes-in-predator-management-policies” filename=”science” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”26″] Big Wildlife, a non-profit conservation group working to protect predators throughout the west, commissioned, and has now released a special report to evaluate current predator management policies.

[large thumbnail url=”associated-press-publishes-intentionally-misleading-anti-wolf-article” filename=”editorial” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”26″] [thumbnail icon url=”associated-press-publishes-intentionally-misleading-anti-wolf-article” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”26″] A writer for the Associated Press wrote an article which appeared on, and other sites, which was filled with rhetoric and demonstrated a major bias in favor of the livestock industry.

[large thumbnail url=”wolves-killing-fewer-cattle-in-wyoming-than-in-montana-idaho” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”26″] [thumbnail icon url=”wolves-killing-fewer-cattle-in-wyoming-than-in-montana-idaho” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”26″] As Wyoming fights to join Montana and Idaho in getting its gray wolves removed from the endangered species list, a new report indicates that its cattle have fared better with the predator.

[large thumbnail url=”wolf-hunting-popular-misconceptions-and-response” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”23″] [thumbnail icon url=”wolf-hunting-popular-misconceptions-and-response” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”23″] George Wuerthner wrote the following on the New West web site deconstructing the general misconceptions.

[large thumbnail url=”state-firms-up-wolf-management-framework” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”23″] [thumbnail icon url=”state-firms-up-wolf-management-framework” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”23″] The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has received more guidance as it goes about resuming management of Idaho’s gray wolf population.

[large thumbnail url=”idaho-authorizies-sheriffs-deputies-to-kill-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”23″] [thumbnail icon url=”idaho-authorizies-sheriffs-deputies-to-kill-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”23″] (Reuters) – The state of Idaho has authorized sheriff’s deputies in a tiny mountain town to kill wolves blamed for preying on pets and elk, a spokesman for the state fish and game department said on Tuesday.

[large thumbnail url=”saffire-gives-wolves-a-good-name” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”23″] [thumbnail icon url=”saffire-gives-wolves-a-good-name” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”23″] CHESTER — Five-year-old Angeline Moore heard the stories of Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs before her Saturday visit to the Chester Library — where she came face to face with a live wolf.

[large thumbnail url=”two-new-red-wolf-pups-born-in-tennessee-center” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”13″] [thumbnail icon url=”two-new-red-wolf-pups-born-in-tennessee-center” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”13″] The Chattanooga Nature Center is home to two new babies, a pair of female red wolves.

[large thumbnail url=”montana-fwp-sets-initial-quota-at-220-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”13″] [thumbnail icon url=”montana-fwp-sets-initial-quota-at-220-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”13″] Hunters would be able to remove 220 gray wolves from Montana’s landscape this fall under a tentative quota and seasons adopted Thursday by the state Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission.

[large thumbnail url=”michigan-republican-seeks-removal-of-wolf-protections-in-48-states” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”13″] [thumbnail icon url=”michigan-republican-seeks-removal-of-wolf-protections-in-48-states” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”13″] Michigan republican representative, Candice Miller, wants wolf protections removed in 48 states.

[large thumbnail url=”mexican-wolf-reintroduction-project-news-–-april-2011″ filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”13″] [thumbnail icon url=”mexican-wolf-reintroduction-project-news-–-april-2011″ filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”13″] The Arizona Fish and Game Department released their monthly Mexican gray wolf update for April.

[large thumbnail url=”usfws-proposes-delisting-wolves-in-minnesota” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”09″] [thumbnail icon url=”usfws-proposes-delisting-wolves-in-minnesota” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”09″] WASHINGTON (Courthouse News) – Just weeks after the U.S. Congress’ unprecedented move to strip gray wolves of their Endangered Species Act protection in five states, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed to delist the Minnesota population of gray wolves.

[large thumbnail url=”early-idaho-wolf-tag-sales-lack-the-intensity-of-2009-pace” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”09″] [thumbnail icon url=”early-idaho-wolf-tag-sales-lack-the-intensity-of-2009-pace” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”09″] So far, Idaho’s sales of wolf tags this week lack the enthusiasm seen in 2009, when the state first sold the tags for a public gray wolf hunt.

[large thumbnail url=”removal-of-wolf-protection-affects-part-of-washington-state” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”09″] [thumbnail icon url=”removal-of-wolf-protection-affects-part-of-washington-state” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”09″] When Interior Secretary Ken Salazar took a formal step this week to remove wolves from the endangered species list — 16 years after they were reintroduced to central Idaho and Yellowstone National Park — he also removed federal protection for wolves in […]

[large thumbnail url=”federal-government-to-continue-monitoring-gray-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”09″] [thumbnail icon url=”federal-government-to-continue-monitoring-gray-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”09″] Thursday’s announcement that gray wolves are back under state management in Montana and Idaho also included a warning: The federal government is watching.

Conservation Groups Challenge Wolf Delisting Rider Lawsuit Seeks to Restore Federal Protection to Gray Wolves in Northern Rockies Missoula, MT—May 5. Alliance for the Wild Rockies, Friends of the Clearwater, and WildEarth Guardians today filed suit in federal court in Montana against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for delisting wolves in Montana, Idaho, and […]

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