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[large thumbnail url=”idaho-wolf-hunt-set-to-start-tuesday” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”26″] [thumbnail icon url=”idaho-wolf-hunt-set-to-start-tuesday” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”26″] Idaho’s second wolf-hunting season is set to begin on Tuesday, and more than 6,000 Idaho hunters have purchased tags and are ready to go on the prowl.

[large thumbnail url=”motion-to-bar-montana-idaho-wolf-hunts-denied” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”26″] [thumbnail icon url=”motion-to-bar-montana-idaho-wolf-hunts-denied” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”26″] HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday denied a request by environmental groups to halt wolf hunts that are scheduled to begin next week in Idaho and Montana.

[large thumbnail url=”feds-reopen-comment-period-on-wolf-delisting” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”26″] [thumbnail icon url=”feds-reopen-comment-period-on-wolf-delisting” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”26″] The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday announced it will take more public comments on the plan to remove endangered species protections for wolves across the Great Lakes region.

[large thumbnail url=”three-wolf-survivors-find-a-home-in-england” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”26″] [thumbnail icon url=”three-wolf-survivors-find-a-home-in-england” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”26″] These wolves in white fluffy sheep’s clothing are the only ones to be found in the UK.

[large thumbnail url=”trail-cameras-photograph-oregon-wolf-pack” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”26″] [thumbnail icon url=”trail-cameras-photograph-oregon-wolf-pack” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”26″] Seattle, WA (Associated Press) – Trail cameras have captured candid photos of new wolves roaming in northeastern Oregon’s Umatilla County.

[large thumbnail url=”editorial-have-you-stopped-beating-your-dog” filename=”editorial” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”19″] [thumbnail icon url=”editorial-have-you-stopped-beating-your-dog” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”19″] Yes? No? Either answer you give will cast you in a negative light. Today’s anti wolf politics revolve around this concept.

[large thumbnail url=”sweden-stops-licensed-wolf-hunts-after-criticism-from-eu-commission” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”17″] [thumbnail icon url=”sweden-stops-licensed-wolf-hunts-after-criticism-from-eu-commission” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”17″] Stockholm, Sweden (Associated Press) – Sweden says it will stop its licensed hunt for wolves this year due to the threat of legal action from the European Union.

[large thumbnail url=”swedish-wolves-threatened-by-under-reported-poaching” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”17″] [thumbnail icon url=”swedish-wolves-threatened-by-under-reported-poaching” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”17″] Sweden (BBC) – Illegal poaching accounts for over half of all deaths of Swedish wolves, suggests a new study.

[large thumbnail url=”usfws-close-to-approving-wyoming-wolf-plan” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”17″] [thumbnail icon url=”usfws-close-to-approving-wyoming-wolf-plan” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”17″] Cheyenne, Wyo. (Little Chicago Review) – The Wyoming Wildlife Federation Board of Directors voted this past weekend to support Governor Mead’s Wolf Plan that he has negotiated with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

[large thumbnail url=”emergency-order-is-sought-to-halt-wolf-hunts-in-idaho-and-montana” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”17″] [thumbnail icon url=”emergency-order-is-sought-to-halt-wolf-hunts-in-idaho-and-montana” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”17″] (LA Times) – As Idaho and Montana prepare to open a major hunting season on a newly recovered wolf population, a coalition of groups went to court over the weekend to ask for an emergency injunction to stop the hunt.

[large thumbnail url=”more-questions-follow-wyoming-wolf-deal” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”12″] [thumbnail icon url=”more-questions-follow-wyoming-wolf-deal” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”12″] CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Billings Gazette)  — Last week’s announcement of an agreement between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the state of Wyoming to remove the state’s roughly 340 wolves from the endangered species list was a landmark step in resolving a […]

[large thumbnail url=”endangered-species-act-protection-sought-for-rare-alaskan-wolf” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”12″] [thumbnail icon url=”endangered-species-act-protection-sought-for-rare-alaskan-wolf” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”12″] SITKA, Alaska (Greenpeace) — The Center for Biological Diversity and Greenpeace petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today to give Endangered Species Act protection to the Alexander Archipelago wolf, a rare subspecies of gray wolf found only in the old-growth forests […]

[large thumbnail url=”mexican-wolf-reintroduction-project-news-–-july-2011″ filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”10″] [thumbnail icon url=”mexican-wolf-reintroduction-project-news-–-july-2011″ filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”10″] The Arizona Fish and Game Department released their monthly Mexican gray wolf update for July.

[large thumbnail url=”wyoming-wolf-management-plan-divides-locals” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”10″] [thumbnail icon url=”wyoming-wolf-management-plan-divides-locals” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”10″] Cheyenne, Wyo. (Associated Press) – Just about everyone in western Wyoming agrees things will change if a long-awaited wolf agreement between the federal government and the state is approved.

[large thumbnail url=”wolf-cull-outrages-wildlife-groups” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”10″] [thumbnail icon url=”wolf-cull-outrages-wildlife-groups” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”10″] Reuters – Conservation groups have asked a U.S. appeals court to strike down a move by Congress to strip more than 1,500 wolves in Idaho and Montana of federal endangered species protections.

[large thumbnail url=”hunters-slow-to-buy-idaho-wolf-tags” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”10″] [thumbnail icon url=”hunters-slow-to-buy-idaho-wolf-tags” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”08″ day=”10″] Twin Falls, Idaho (Magicvalley.com) – Idaho’s wolf hunters aren’t leading the pack when it comes to tag sales.

Missoula, Mont. (Greenwire) – Three environmental groups yesterday asked a federal appeals court in San Francisco to overturn a decision to remove federal protections from gray wolves in Montana and Idaho.

More bad news for wolves. Judge Donald Molloy would have ruled the delisting of wolves as unconstitutional if there wasn’t already precedent tying his hands. As it is, the law stands, but wildlife groups will almost certainly appeal the decision.

CHEYENNE — After years of fighting, the state of Wyoming and the federal government have reached an agreement to remove the state’s roughly 340 wolves from the endangered species list and put them under state control.

The Department of the Interior has released a press release outlining the details of the agreement which would give Wyoming management of the state’s wolves.

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