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FRIDAY, OCT. 10, 2014

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 8, 2014

MONDAY, OCT. 6, 2014

Second thoughts on capturing wolf for captivity

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Pro-wolf groups praised the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department's decision to attempt to capture the Ruby Creek wolf and put it in a Western Washington wildlife park ...

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 24, 2014

My bad: Alpha wolf term outmoded

WILDLIFE -- A few weeks ago I posted news that the Huckleberry Pack wolf shot by a federal Wildlife Services agent was the pack's alpha female. I supplied the term.  ...

TUESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2014

SUNDAY, AUG. 24, 2014

TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013

New wolf pack has pups in Oregon

ENDANGERED SPECIEDS -- A new wolf pack with pups has been confirmed in the Oregon portion of the Blue Mountains, according to the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Department. The two ...

MONDAY, MAY 6, 2013

FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2013

THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2013

Wolf issue meeting won’t be open live to public

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT -- The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commisison's urgently scheduled meeting to discuss a proposal to give people authority to kill wolves that attack pets or livestock will not be broadcast live online ...


FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013

Wolf status summed up for Idaho, Mont., Wyo.

PREDATORS -- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologists weighed in today, confirming that the Northern Rockies gray wolf population has remained sustainable two years after wolves lost their endangered species protections in most ...

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2013

The first year of a wolf, from conception

WILDLIFE -- Northern Rockies gray wolf packs are highly structured socially.   Only the alpha male and alpha female breed. Generally, according to Washington Fish and Wildlife biologists: Mating occurs in January. ...


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2013

Enviros bristle at possibilty of delisting wolves

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- News that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is looking into the possibility of delisting gray wolves from endangered species protections ought to be good news.  Delisting ...


Washington confirms 10th wolf pack; more likely

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- A new wolf pack has been confirmed in Washington by state wildlife officials, bringing the number of known packs to 10 with AT LEAST four other packs suspected of operating inside ...

FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013

Meeting centers on impact of wolves on big game

PREDATORS-- The potential impact of wolves on northeastern Washington game species such as deer and elk will be discussed in a public meeting set by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife ...

MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013

TUESDAY, FEB. 19, 2013

Washington wolf packs detailed

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Although Idaho won't be releasing its 2012 year-end gray wolf surveys report until March, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department released its federally required report last week, ...

THURSDAY, OCT. 4, 2012

Wedge Pack wolves average size, scales show

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- The seven Wedge Pack wolves killed by Washington Fish and Wildlife officers in August and September were healthy, but not necessarily beefy from their diet of livestock. ...

Rich Landers

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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