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Montana raises their quota, as planned, to over 200, but wolves are proving quite elusive. Idaho hunters are killing wolves at a pace of more than one a day.

Luck favored a pack of wolves featured on a show called “Frozen Planet” – both in terms of apparently avoiding serious injury after trying to hunt a herd of bison, but also in the way that their hunt ended successfully.

A federal appeals court on Tuesday turned down an emergency request by wildlife advocates seeking to stop gray wolf hunts in the Northern Rockies. But the court said judges will reconsider the issue in November.

ALBANY — A wolf shot by a hunter a decade ago in the Adirondacks near Great Sacandaga Lake was the first proven wild wolf in New York in more than a century, according to a new study Monday from the New York State Museum.

Learning how to howl like a wolf and how to identify wolf tracks are examples of educational events for this week’s National Wolf Awareness Week. In Wyoming, the state is on the cusp of taking over management of grey wolves.

About 30 protesters gathered in drizzling rain on the Capitol lawn Friday, calling on Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer to end wolf hunting in Montana and advocating for an economic boycott of tourism here and in Idaho and Wyoming.

What happens to nature after a nuclear accident? And how does wildlife deal with the world it inherits after human inhabitants have fled?

Signatures are starting to lag behind the necessary pace to hit the 5,000 needed to force the White House to review the petition which asks for a halt to wolf hunting.

The Arizona Fish and Game Department released their monthly Mexican gray wolf update for September.

[large thumbnail url=”almost-2000-signatures-on-petition-to-halt-wolf-hunt-more-needed” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] [thumbnail icon url=”almost-2000-signatures-on-petition-to-halt-wolf-hunt-more-needed” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] The petition seeking to halt wolf hunts in Idaho and Montana while waiting for the appeals court decision is closing in on 2,000 of the 5,000 signatures needed to get the White House to review the petition.

[large thumbnail url=”weekly-wolf-extermination-update-week-6″ filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] [thumbnail icon url=”weekly-wolf-extermination-update-week-6″ filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] With the Idaho and Montana wolf hunts under way, it is a sad duty of HOWLColorado to provide our members and visitors with a weekly update of the state-sanctioned annihilation.

[large thumbnail url=”feds-release-wyo-wolf-delist-plan” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] [thumbnail icon url=”feds-release-wyo-wolf-delist-plan” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] CHEYENNE, WYO. – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday released a plan for removing wolves from endangered species status in Wyoming that would codify a compromise between protections in the Yellowstone region and allowing wolves to be shot on sight […]

[large thumbnail url=”floweree-montana-resident-reports-wolf-sightings” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] [thumbnail icon url=”floweree-montana-resident-reports-wolf-sightings” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is investigating reports of a pack of wolves in the Floweree area 25 miles northeast of Great Falls.

[large thumbnail url=”two-men-plead-guilty-to-killing-critically-endangered-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] [thumbnail icon url=”two-men-plead-guilty-to-killing-critically-endangered-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] Two New Mexico residents have pleaded guilty to killing the critically endangered Mexican gray wolves. Both men claimed they believed the wolves were coyotes…

[large thumbnail url=”feds-find-money-for-minnesota-wolf-trapping” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] [thumbnail icon url=”feds-find-money-for-minnesota-wolf-trapping” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] The federally funded wolf-trapping effort in Minnesota that ran out of money and shut down Friday could be running again within days after the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture pledged new money for the program.

[large thumbnail url=”moose-shortage-on-the-kenai-peninsula-habitat-or-predatory-related” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] [thumbnail icon url=”moose-shortage-on-the-kenai-peninsula-habitat-or-predatory-related” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] Aerial wolf control on the Kenai Peninsula: a controversial solution to low moose populations is just one of the proposals that has state biologists and environmental and animal conservation groups on opposite ends.

[large thumbnail url=”two-oregon-wolves-were-alive-when-stay-was-issued” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] [thumbnail icon url=”two-oregon-wolves-were-alive-when-stay-was-issued” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] Two wolves in the Imnaha Pack that are under death sentences were alive when a stay order was issued late Wednesday by the Oregon Court of Appeals.

[large thumbnail url=”court-stays-execution-of-two-oregon-wolves” filename=”editorial” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] [thumbnail icon url=”court-stays-execution-of-two-oregon-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] SALEM, ORE – The Oregon Court of Appeals has issued a temporary injunction stopping the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) from killing the alpha male and another wolf from the Imnaha Pack. The ruling prevents the state from killing the two […]

[large thumbnail url=”weekly-wolf-extermination-update-week-5″ filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”03″] [thumbnail icon url=”weekly-wolf-extermination-update-week-5″ filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”03″] With the Idaho and Montana wolf hunts under way, it is a sad duty of HOWLColorado to provide our members and visitors with a weekly update of the state-sanctioned annihilation.

[large thumbnail url=”oregons-wolf-population-agency-puts-politics-ahead-of-conservation” filename=”editorial” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”03″] [thumbnail icon url=”oregons-wolf-population-agency-puts-politics-ahead-of-conservation” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”03″] In The Oregonian’s Sept. 27 editorial “Howls aside, stick to the wolf plan,” the editors supported the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s decision to kill two of the four surviving wolves of the Imnaha Pack, arguing that if no one is […]

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