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Salazar agrees to Wyoming wolf plan

[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 shot on sight across most of the state.

In a joint press conference with Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe, Salazar said the Interior Department “agrees in principle” to allowing wolves to be killed without a permit for most of the year across most of state.

Suzanne Stone, Northern Rockies representative for Defenders of Wildlife, commented, “This action, if approved, would undo the successful recovery of wolves in the region, which was supported by millions of Americans. The principles that Gov. Mead and Secretary Salazar have agreed to seem no different than what had previously been proposed by Wyoming and rejected by both the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the courts…

Read the entire article on wyomingbusinessreport.com: Salazar agrees to Wyoming wolf plan

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