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CHEYENNE, Wyo.— The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that Wyoming has passed legislation and an amendment to its wolf-management plan that will meet federal approval and trigger removal of Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in the state.

German hunters offered an award Monday to find the killer of what was believed to be the first wolf spotted in a southwestern region in more than a century.

CHISHOLM, Minn. — The ink to delist the gray wolf from the endangered species list has barely dried on the paper. Already the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the state Legislature have plans to open a sport hunting and trapping season on the wolf. The DNR is backtracking on earlier promises to keep […]

The above headline, taken unabashedly from NPR, says it all…

Hunting, according to officials, will account for a little over half of all Wyoming wolf deaths if the plans continue to remove wolves from the endangered species list for the state.

Researchers at Oregon State University say they have more evidence wolves help keep deer and elk populations in check, to the benefit of many plant species.

By Idaho standards, it was big news this week when Idaho Gov. Butch Otter approved the state’s first-ever felony animal cruelty law for pets and livestock, leaving the Dakotas as the only states without similar laws.

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

ST. PAUL — A Mississippi American Indian leader objects to a wolf hunting season that appears near passage in the Minnesota Legislature.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has had one of its partners abandon the troubled effort to reintroduce Mexican gray wolves to the Southwest for the third time in recent weeks.

(MSNBC) The gray wolf, soon to be off the endangered species list in Wyoming, will have a new official title in 86 percent of the state: predator. That means anyone may shoot a wolf on sight, no permit required.

BOISE, Idaho— The Center for Biological Diversity sent letters to both the Forest Service and Idaho Attorney General, Lawrence Wasden, today requesting investigations into the actions of a Forest Service employee, Josh Bransford, who posted photos of a wolf he had trapped in northern Idaho that had been maliciously and non-fatally shot by people who […]

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