wolf hunts

Yellowstone Says Hunt Changes Protect Park Wolves
Yellowstone National Park officials say an agreement with neighboring Montana that limits wolf hunting along the park's northern border is protecting the park's wolves from excessive hunting.
Yellowstone wolf biologist Doug Smith said Wednesday that Montana's 2011-12 wolf season so …
US Gray Wolves Rebound But Face Uncertain Future
After devoting four decades and tens of millions of dollars to saving the gray wolf, the federal government wants to get out of the wolf-protection business.
Wildlife officials want to leave it to individual states to determine the future of the legendary canine predator...
Wolf Advocates File Suit To Stop Hunts
The Alliance for the Wild Rockies, Friends of the Clearwater, and WildEarth Guardians filed a request Monday with the 9th U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals to stop the ongoing wolf hunts in Montana and Idaho, just days before Montana’s statewide big game rifle hunting season opens. I spoke with Executi…
Wolf Law Challenged As Hunts Loom In Idaho and Montana
Wildlife advocates will be in federal court Tuesday to challenge a move by Congress that stripped gray wolves of their endangered status across most of the Northern Rockies.
The hearing before U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy in Missoula comes as Idaho and Montana prepare for fall hunts in which hun…
Public Comments On Montana Wolf Hunts
Montana's Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission is seeking comments on a wolf hunt proposed for the 2011 season. FWP wildlife managers propose to create 14 wolf management units and an overall harvest quota of 220 wolves, Based
Idaho Wolf Hunt
Montana is planning a wolf hunt in the fall and now Idaho may as well.
Idaho wildlife policy makers could set wolf hunt quotas by August after Congress last month directed the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to delist the predators.
There are currently an estimated 705 wolves in Idaho in about 87 packs…
Senator Baucus Pushes For State Management Of Gray Wolves
Senator Max Baucus’ push for state management of gray wolves in Montana is one step closer to reality. Baucus’s goal is to give Montana control of the wolf population. Senator Baucus underscored the importance of moving this proposal forward, in light of U.S. District Judge Donald M…