Tag Archives: Colorado

Banned poison claimed life of wolf 341F in Colorado

[large thumbnail url=”banned-poison-claimed-life-of-wolf-341f-in-colorado” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”01″ day=”12″] [thumbnail icon url=”banned-poison-claimed-life-of-wolf-341f-in-colorado” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”01″ day=”12″] Collared Yellowstone wolf, 341F, travelled thousands of miles, finally reaching Colorado, only to be killed after ingesting something laced with the illegal poison Compound 1080.

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Defenders backs Michael Bennet in CO Senate race

Michael BennetThe Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund, the political arm of the non-profit organization, endorses political candidates in each election cycle based on their record as it relates to ecological and wildlife conservation issues. The action fund has weighed in on Colorado’s most visible nationally relevant race.

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High Lonesome Ranch wolf evidence found to be inconclusive

[large thumbnail url=”high-lonesome-ranch-wolf-evidence-found-to-be-inconclusive” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”07″ day=”01″] [thumbnail icon url=”high-lonesome-ranch-wolf-evidence-found-to-be-inconclusive” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”07″ day=”01″] Test results confirmed some of the scat found on High Lonesome Ranch belonged to coyotes, however other samples were too decomposed to successfully identify the source.

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Three states investigating possible return of wolves

[large thumbnail url=”three-states-investigate-return-of-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”22″] [thumbnail icon url=”three-states-investigate-return-of-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”22″] Based on reports of wolves possibly returning to Colorado, Ohio, and Illinois  – with recently confirmed resettlement in Washington and Oregon, it appears wolves are slowly re-establishing themselves in much of their historic range.

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Was Division of Wildlife too aggressive when the shot dog?

[large thumbnail url=”was-division-of-wildlife-too-aggressive-when-the-shot-dog” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”16″] [thumbnail icon url=”was-division-of-wildlife-too-aggressive-when-the-shot-dog” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”16″] The man who was walking Lola, the dog killed for barking at an Elk, believes so according to an article in the Durango Herald.

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Colorado DOW officer shoots dog for harrassing elk

[large thumbnail url=”colorado-dow-officer-shoots-dog-for-harrassing-elk” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”15″] [thumbnail icon url=”colorado-dow-officer-shoots-dog-for-harrassing-elk” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”15″] In a story which appeared in the Durango Herald, it is being reported that a pet dog was shot and killed by a Division of Wildlife officer after it was found to be harrassing elk.

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LA TIMES: Rumors of wolves have some in Colorado howling

[large thumbnail url=”la-times-rumors-of-wolves-have-some-in-colorado-howling” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”08″] [thumbnail icon url=”la-times-rumors-of-wolves-have-some-in-colorado-howling” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”08″] DeeDee Correll wrote an article about the strong reactions being seen to just the possibility of wolves returning to their ancesteral home of Colorado.

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Doubts and fears raised about possible wolf pack in Colorado

[large thumbnail url=”doubts-raised-about-possible-wolf-pack-in-colorado” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”02″] [thumbnail icon url=”doubts-raised-about-possible-wolf-pack-in-colorado” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”02″] A Denver Post article highlights that people are questioning whether a wolf pack really has taken up residency in High Lonesome Ranch while others have predictably expressed fear if wolves are back in the state.

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WildEarth Guardians: A light in the darkness for wolves

[large thumbnail url=”wildearth-guardians-a-light-in-the-darkness-for-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”15″] [thumbnail icon url=”wildearth-guardians-a-light-in-the-darkness-for-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”15″] In the midst of all the bad news for wolves comes a reason for hope.

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High Country News: Prodigal Dogs

[large thumbnail url=”high-country-news-prodigal-dogs” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”15″] [thumbnail icon url=”high-country-news-prodigal-dogs” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”15″] The following very extensive article by Michelle Nijhuis was posted to the High Country News website from their February 15, 2010 issue.

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Colorado wolves, if confirmed, would get full protection under law

[large thumbnail url=”colorado-wolves-if-confirmed-would-get-full-protection-under-law” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”11″] [thumbnail icon url=”colorado-wolves-if-confirmed-would-get-full-protection-under-law” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”11″] The wolf pack which may have taken up residence on High Lonesome Ranch would become fully protected by the Endangered Species Act.

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Wolves may be back in Colorado!

[large thumbnail url=”wolves-may-be-back-in-colorado” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”09″] [thumbnail icon url=”wolves-may-be-back-in-colorado” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”02″ day=”09″] One DNA test is all that is left to confirm that wolves have finally returned to Colorado – their historical homeland – according to a rancher who believes a pack has taken up residence on his property.

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