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MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin wolf hunters and trappers went slightly over the quota this season.

REDDING, Calif. — Based on recent forays into California by a gray wolf known to researchers as OR-7, state wildlife officials believe it is “reasonably forseeable” that wolf packs will one day return to the state.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The fate of a disputed coyote and wolf derby planned for this weekend in central Idaho will be debated Friday in federal court.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Environmental groups Monday asked a federal judge to halt a planned wolf and coyote derby in Idaho, branding the event an illegal killing contest.

Area wolf activity is going to be monitored in coming months following a proposal to the Municipal District (MD) of Ranchland.

Wisconsin closes wolf hunt

December 23rd, 2013

Wisconsin closed its wolf hunt after at least 64 wolves die in hunters’ gun sights.

Swedish environmental groups on Friday vowed to block plans to cull wolves in controversial licensed hunts aimed at keeping their numbers down and potentially cutting the wolf population in half.

BOISE, Idaho — An Idaho outfitter is organizing a post-Christmas contest in which two-person teams of hunters will be awarded $2,000 in cash prizes and trophies for shooting wolves and coyotes, angering animal advocates who brand it as a “wolf slaughter.”

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) – For visitors to Isle Royale National Park, nothing beats the spine-tingling thrill of a wolf’s howl piercing an otherwise silent night – or a glimpse of the wily beast slipping across a forest path. But such experiences are becoming increasingly rare, and before long may disappear forever.

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A group of experts is reviewing whether the federal proposal to lift more Endangered Species Act protections for the gray wolf is scientifically valid.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s gray wolf season around the town of Gardiner ends 30 minutes after sunset Thursday after hunters filled a four-wolf quota in the area near Yellowstone National Park.

St. Paul, MN ( — The wolf hunt in northeastern Minnesota will close tonight after hunters reached their quota in the region.

KENORA – Legal News – Two men have pleaded guilty and been fined a total of $4,500 for illegal wolf hunting offences under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act.

When John Hayes started studying taxidermy he didn’t think it one day would be his livelihood.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho wildlife officials trying to aid the recovery of elk populations have hired a hunter to track down and kill wolves from two packs roaming federal wilderness in the middle of the state.

An Upper Peninsula cattle farmer at the center of an investigation into Michigan’s first wolf hunt has been charged with animal cruelty involving “guard donkeys” provided by taxpayers to protect his herd.

HELENA, Mont. — Layne Spence went out into the woods west of Missoula on a Sunday afternoon to do what he loves to do best: recreate in Montana’s outdoors with his three beloved malamutes.

Officials say that through December 8th, at least 20 wolves have been killed by hunters in Michigan’s first wolf hunt in many years. 

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