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Editorial: The West needs more, not fewer, wolves

[large thumbnail url=”editorial-the-west-needs-more-not-fewer-wolves” filename=”editorial” year=”2010″ month=”06″ day=”09″] [thumbnail icon url=”editorial-the-west-needs-more-not-fewer-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”06″ day=”09″] George Wuerthner, hunter and former hunting guide and ecologist, wrote a guest column which appeared on the Missoulian Web site.

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Public meetings held regarding proposed Montana wolf hunt plans

[large thumbnail url=”public-meetings-held-regarding-proposed-montana-wolf-hunt-plans” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”06″ day=”07″] [thumbnail icon url=”public-meetings-held-regarding-proposed-montana-wolf-hunt-plans” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”06″ day=”07″] There have been a number of meetings held around Montana regarding the proposed Montana wolf hunt plan which calls for the quote to be doubled or even tripled. The meetings served as rallying points for the increasingly active anti-wolf movement.

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Wolf survival analysis showing successes and struggles

[large thumbnail url=”wolf-survival-analysis-showing-successes-and-struggles” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”21″] [thumbnail icon url=”wolf-survival-analysis-showing-successes-and-struggles” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”21″] Brett French, writing for the Billings Gazette reports a survival analysis report for Idaho, Wyoming and Montana shows that while mortality rates are at 25 percent with most of that being caused by humans, wolves are overall doing well.

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