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.
John Spahr, with the Sierra Club’s Resilient Habitats Campaign in Wyoming, says while his group would like to see wolves remain a protected species, he sees that change is coming and thinks the state could improve its management plan. He calls it unbalanced and says it puts wolves at risk of returning to the Endangered Species List.
“Right now, it’s like 12 percent of the state is trophy game, 88 percent is predator. If we could get some more for trophy game and give these wolves a little more area to spread out in, I think that’d be a lot better.”
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