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Funds drying up for Michigan’s wolf predation program; budget cuts may hurt farmers

[large thumbnail url=”funds-drying-up-for-michigans-wolf-predation-program-budget-cuts-may-hurt-farmers” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”06″ day=”20″] [thumbnail icon url=”funds-drying-up-for-michigans-wolf-predation-program-budget-cuts-may-hurt-farmers” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”06″ day=”20″] LANSING — Federal officials involved in managing the state’s wolves will discontinue their work next month because of federal budget cuts that eliminated funding for the program.

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Associated Press publishes intentionally misleading anti-wolf article

[large thumbnail url=”associated-press-publishes-intentionally-misleading-anti-wolf-article” filename=”editorial” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”26″] [thumbnail icon url=”associated-press-publishes-intentionally-misleading-anti-wolf-article” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”05″ day=”26″] A writer for the Associated Press wrote an article which appeared on Madisonet.com, and other sites, which was filled with rhetoric and demonstrated a major bias in favor of the livestock industry.

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More details about USDA Wildlife Services wolf killing plans

[large thumbnail url=”more-details-about-usda-wildlife-services-wolf-killing-plans” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”08″ day=”27″] [thumbnail icon url=”more-details-about-usda-wildlife-services-wolf-killing-plans” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”08″ day=”27″] In a document published on the USDA Web site, Wildlife Services outlines many alternatives regarding the management of wolves in Idaho.

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Defenders: Brutal plan for Northern Rockies wolves

[large thumbnail url=”defenders-brutal-plan-for-northern-rockies-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”08″ day=”25″] [thumbnail icon url=”defenders-brutal-plan-for-northern-rockies-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”08″ day=”25″] The Defenders of Wildlife is highlighting the USDA’s Wildlife Services’ plans to wipe out hundreds of wolves in the upper Rocky Mountains. The Endangered Species Act ruling doesn’t protect wolves from the organization originally responsible for exterminating all the wolves in the region in the 1940s.

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