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Missoula, Mont. (Reuters) – Environmentalists went to federal court on Tuesday seeking to restore endangered species safeguards for some 1,200 gray wolves in Montana and Idaho removed from protection by an unprecedented act of Congress.

[large thumbnail url=”row-rages-over-calls-for-cull-as-wolves-spread-across-france” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”26″] [thumbnail icon url=”row-rages-over-calls-for-cull-as-wolves-spread-across-france” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”26″] France (The Independent) – The wolf, pursuing its lightning reconquest of France, has reached the Vosges Mountains on the Alsace-Lorraine border for the first time in 80 years.

[large thumbnail url=”sime-to-leave-montana-fish-wildlife-and-parks” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”26″] [thumbnail icon url=”sime-to-leave-montana-fish-wildlife-and-parks” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”26″] Helena, Mont. (Helena Independent Record) – Carolyn Sime, a pioneer in wolf management in Montana, is leaving her job with Fish, Wildlife and Parks in order to pursue a law degree.

Missoula, Mont. (The Missoulian) – The congressional rider removing gray wolves from Endangered Species Act protection faces a court challenge in Missoula on Tuesday.

[large thumbnail url=”biologists-confirm-a-fifth-wolf-pack-in-washington” filename=”science” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”26″] [thumbnail icon url=”biologists-confirm-a-fifth-wolf-pack-in-washington” filename=”science” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”26″] Seattle, Wash. (Seattle Times) – For the second time in a month, a new wolf pack has been found living in Washington, this one in the state’s northeast corner.

[large thumbnail url=”are-wolves-the-real-killers-feds-count-livestock-losses-differently-in-the-northern-rockies” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”18″] [thumbnail icon url=”are-wolves-the-real-killers-feds-count-livestock-losses-differently-in-the-northern-rockies” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”18″] Fiercely fanged, wolves efficiently kill and dismember prey. Their ferocity is indisputable, but so is their unity within the pack. The wolf is therefore symbolic of both a strong family bond and wild freedom. According to biologists, these top carnivores keep […]

[large thumbnail url=”mexican-gray-wolves-face-new-challenges-in-struggle-for-survival” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”13″] [thumbnail icon url=”mexican-gray-wolves-face-new-challenges-in-struggle-for-survival” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”13″] Life isn’t getting any easier for Mexican gray wolves struggling against extinction.

[large thumbnail url=”rules-on-idaho-wolf-hunt-include-no-statewide-quota” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”11″] [thumbnail icon url=”rules-on-idaho-wolf-hunt-include-no-statewide-quota” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”11″] Idaho’s upcoming wolf hunt will be managed like other big game seasons, with no statewide quota on the number of wolves that can be killed, state officials said Friday.

[large thumbnail url=”congress-seeking-to-use-appropriations-bill-to-remove-protections-from-wyoming-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”11″] [thumbnail icon url=”congress-seeking-to-use-appropriations-bill-to-remove-protections-from-wyoming-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”11″] [large thumbnail url=”montana-wolf-hunt-season-two” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”11″] [thumbnail icon url=”montana-wolf-hunt-season-two” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”11″] Despite the inflammatory opening paragraphs, this story from the Bozeman Daily Chronicle does a decent job of outlining Bob Ream’s position. Whether you agree or not, understanding every […]

[large thumbnail url=”congress-seeking-to-use-appropriations-bill-to-remove-protections-from-wyoming-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”11″] [thumbnail icon url=”congress-seeking-to-use-appropriations-bill-to-remove-protections-from-wyoming-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”11″] [large thumbnail url=”salazar-agrees-to-wyoming-wolf-plan” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”11″] [thumbnail icon url=”salazar-agrees-to-wyoming-wolf-plan” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”11″] BOISE, Idaho — U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar tentatively agreed on Thursday to a wolf management plan for Wyoming that will allow wolves to be […]

The sentiment is understandable: Lawmakers tired of being hamstrung by court rulings that block implementation of one piece of their legislation add to their next piece of legislation a clause stating that it cannot be challenged in court.

[large thumbnail url=”congress-seeking-to-use-appropriations-bill-to-remove-protections-from-wyoming-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”11″] [thumbnail icon url=”congress-seeking-to-use-appropriations-bill-to-remove-protections-from-wyoming-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”11″] Language proposed in an appropriations bill would turn Wyoming wolves over to state control and prevent lawsuits in the event of a deal removing the predator from Endangered Species Act protection.

[large thumbnail url=”mexican-wolf-reintroduction-project-news-–-june-2011″ filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”11″] [thumbnail icon url=”mexican-wolf-reintroduction-project-news-–-june-2011″ filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”11″] The Arizona Fish and Game Department released their monthly Mexican gray wolf update for June.

[large thumbnail url=”fourth-wolf-pack-confirmed-in-washington-state” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”06″] [thumbnail icon url=”fourth-wolf-pack-confirmed-in-washington-state” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”06″] Biologists have confirmed a new wolf pack has taken up residence in Washington state — this one not far from Cle Elum, Kittitas County, near the Teanaway River.

[large thumbnail url=”idaho-to-offer-looser-wolf-hunt-rules” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”06″] [thumbnail icon url=”idaho-to-offer-looser-wolf-hunt-rules” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”06″] BOISE, Idaho — Idaho wildlife managers will propose a wolf hunt without quotas in much of the state, but hunters so far have purchased only a fraction of the tags needed to kill the rangy predators, compared with the first hunt in […]

[large thumbnail url=”wisconsin-wildlife-officials-endorse-wolf-delisting-but-question-approach” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”06″] [thumbnail icon url=”wisconsin-wildlife-officials-endorse-wolf-delisting-but-question-approach” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”06″] MADISON – Wisconsin wildlife officials have communicated guarded support to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ( US FWS ) over recent federal efforts to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list in the Great Lakes States.

[large thumbnail url=”adopt-a-wolf-sponsorships-now-offered-by-cwwc” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”01″] [thumbnail icon url=”adopt-a-wolf-sponsorships-now-offered-by-cwwc” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”07″ day=”01″] The Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, near the Divide, is now offering visitors and online supporters a chance to “adopt” their favorite wolf.

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