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If you want healthy elk populations, the key is more aggressive killing of predators, especially wolves.

SILVER CITY, N.M.— On the 14th anniversary of the reintroduction of endangered Mexican gray wolves to the wild in the Southwest, 30 conservation organizations, scientists, and animal-protection and sportsmen groups today urged Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to release Mexican wolves from the captive-breeding program into the wild this year since no release has occurred since […]

The Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center staff and volunteers are dedicated to not only education, but preservation and conservation of the critically endangered Mexican Gray wolf.

Dogs as a species are estimated to be approximately 15,000 to 20,000 years old.

A member of the news/opinion/social networking Web site, Reddit, posted the story of a beautiful black-phase wolf named Yuki, who was rescued and now calls the Shy Wolf Sanctuary home.

ST. PAUL — When Rep. Carolyn McElfatrick, R-Grand Rapids, was recently visited by a group of people from the Minnesota Farm Bureau, she wasn’t surprised to see their number one priority for this session — wolf hunting.

Two Northern Michigan scientists are turning to the public for funding help.

The Harney County Court is seeking two wolf advocates in the community who would be willing to come forward and serve on the local wolf compensation committee, to fulfill the requirement of the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA).

BEMIDJI, Minn. (WTW) — In some ways, 61-year-old Tim Ewert was born a few hundred years too late. Fascinated by stories of French voyageurs and trappers who first came to Minnesota in the late 1600s, Ewert is a professional trapper who also sells mink oil, hand-crafted baskets and wooden bows. He even makes voyageur-style canoes and […]

Wolves and wolf management are issues that have certainly been buzzing and circulating across the entire mountain west region for some time now, with recent discussion to end federal protections of the animals and allow wolf hunts.

Wolves are, it seems, always the target of bad news. However, Washington state may represent one positive area as the number of packs is thought to have doubled from the previous year.

LOS ANGELES — It’s been three months since a California animal rescue center retrieved 29 wolf-dogs from an Alaska tourist attraction that had fought the state over owning, breeding and selling the wolf-hybrids. Chains were so deeply embedded in the necks of two of the animals that they had to be surgically removed. Many developed […]

In fascinating, last minute political acrobatics, Wisconsin legislators approved a wolf hunting bill, amongst a myriad of mind-twisting bills.

SAN FRANCISCO— The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals today denied a challenge brought by the Center for Biological Diversity and its partners to a congressional budget rider than stripped Endangered Species Act protections from wolves in the northern Rocky Mountains. A three-judge panel rejected the conservation organizations’ argument that the rider is unconstitutional because it […]

(Reuters) – Apparently OR-7 has a cold, wet nose for the Pacific Northwest.

Pissed off that hunters could not spill enough blood to quench their thirst, Montana livestock owners are calling on officials to introduce $100 bounties on adult wolves and $20 bounties on puppies.

Wolves are timid, elusive creatures which would rather stay away from any human contact. This, combined with comparatively low numbers, makes wolves difficult animals to hunt. So elusive are these apex predators that Montana’s hunt was unable, despite their ruthless efforts, to exterminate enough to reduce their numbers.

Trappers, farmers, hunters, outdoor enthusiasts, natural resources professionals and interested citizens listened as Dan Stark, a large carnivore specialist with the DNR, spoke about the state’s wolf history and management plan and fielded numerous questions from the audience about the proposed season.

USAToday – Lone Wolf (By Jodi Picoult; Emily Bestler Books/Atria, 421 pp., $28; fiction). In Jodi Picoult’s latest novel, “the stars are four-legged and howling,” writes USA TODAY’s Deirdre Donahue.

You may have noticed that HOWLColorado hasn’t updated in the last few weeks. The web wolf, who writes for and updates the HOWLColorado Web site (i.e. me) managed to break not one paw, but BOTH!!!

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