Stories tagged: wolves
Washington wolf lethal control protocol May 2016
Washington Fish and Wildlife officials and the Wolf Advisory Group produce a protocol in May 2016 for deciding when lethal control would be enacted on wolves threatening or attacking livestock.
Wildlife Services wolf control challenged
Five environmental groups file suit on March 3, 2015, to challenge Wildlife Services’ authority to kill wolves in Washington.
Effects of Wolf Mortality on Livestock Depredation
A Washington State University study sheds light on what happens to livestock when wolves are shot near them.
State responds to Stevens County advice on killing wolves
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Phillip Anderson officially responds to an Aug. 29, 2014, Stevens County Commissioner resolution advising citizens of their “constitutional right” to kill wolves under …
Stevens County on right to kill wolves
Stevens County Commissioners adopted a resolution on Aug. 29, 2014, advising citizens of their “constitutional right” to kill wolves under some circumstances. Washington Fish and Wildlife officials disagreed with the …
Stevens County condems wolf management
Stevens County Commissioners unanimously approved this resolution on Sept. 17, 2014, condemning the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife management of gray wolves.
Huckleberry wolf pack conflict to 8-28-14
This chronology follows Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife actions through Aug. 28, 2014, involved with the Huckleberry wolf pack, which started attacking sheep in Stevens County in mid-August 2014.
Legislators request lethal wolf control
Ten Washington lawmakers from both parties and both houses of the 2013 Washington Legisature asked the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission on April 23, 2013, to give landowers the limited …
Montana wolf report Aug 3 2012
Montana issues a weekly wolf management activity report. By the first week of August, as this report details, the state had killed 65 wolves in 2012 because they had threatened …
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter’s letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar re terminating Idaho’s status as “designated agent” for wolf management
Wolf management plan draft
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife released a draft of its wolf management plan Oct. 6 and announced meetings statewide to receive public input. Comments also can be filed …
Federal court ruling on wolf hunting
A federal judge said Sept. 9 that gray wolf hunts can go on for the first time in decades in the Northern Rockies, just months after the animals were removed …
Idaho response brief
Idaho’s legal brief defending its plan for a wolf-hunting season