Stories tagged: wolves
Fri., May 26, 2017, 6 a.m.
$24K reward offered for killer of Yellowstone wolf
The reward for information leading to whoever shot a rare white wolf found inside Yellowstone National Park rose to $24,000 this week after a wolf advocacy groups and a Go …
Sun., May 21, 2017, 5:23 p.m.
Yellowstone wolf family tree and genealogy available online
Details of Yellowstone National Park’s individual wolves and their inter-relatedness can be found in one place: online at Ancestry.com, a website formerly reserved for rooting out human family trees.
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
Washington looking for ways to control wolves without killing them, keep information private
New laws look for nonlethal ways to control wolves, privacy for people who report wolf attacks.
Sat., May 6, 2017, midnight
Living with predators – adaptation
“Grizzlies won’t be a problem for livestock, they’ll prey on hikers.” So said the wildlife conflict specialist from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Tue., May 2, 2017, 3:40 p.m.
Professor accuses WSU of violations after he criticized cattle rancher, wolf pack removal
Washington State University professor and researcher Robert Wielgus filed a complaint against WSU on Thursday alleging the university has seriously damaged his academic career through the unwarranted use of suppression, …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Advocates say wolves may help curb disease in elk
Wolves are the perfect tool to help reduce the spread of chronic wasting disease among elk, deer and moose, wolf advocates told the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission on last …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 6 a.m.
Yellowstone elk herd growth tricky to manage
Managing the Northern Yellowstone elk herd, one of the most popular in the world, is no easy task.
Fri., April 21, 2017, midnight
Some information on wolf control programs won’t be made public
Personal information on people involved in fighting wolf attacks on livestock would be kept from public.
Mon., April 17, 2017, 10:19 a.m.
More wolf packs expected in southwest Oregon
When gray wolf OR-7 made his historic and famous trek from northeastern Oregon to find a mate and territory of his own, the lone wolf wandered well over 1,000 miles …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 11:19 a.m.
Montana plans to keep wolf hunt quotas outside Yellowstone
Montana wildlife officials are proposing to keep the number of wolves that can be hunted or trapped just outside of Yellowstone National Park at four.
Fri., March 31, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
Washington wolf population continues to grow
Wildlife officials say the Washington wolf population is on the rise in the state Department of Fish and Wildlife latest report.
Sun., March 26, 2017, 4:37 p.m.
Wolf attack in Eastern Oregon leaves 16 chickens, seven geese missing
Wildlife officials say a wolf pack killed at least eight chickens and a goose in Eastern Oregon.
Sun., March 19, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Some fish-wildlife legislation still alive in Olympia
Of more than 2,700 bills introduced by the 2017 Washington Legislature, about 650 made it past the halfway cutoff and were still alive going into this week in Olympia.
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 11:19 p.m.
Report: Washington wolves continue steady increase of nearly 30 percent a year
Gray wolves continued their steady increase in population and range in Washington last year despite the deaths of at least 14 animals, according to a 25-page state report on the …
Sun., March 12, 2017, midnight
Parker: Bear and wolf proposal is unconscionable
Senators should vote to leave the protective rule in place – not only to protect our wildlife from politicians’ predatory practices but also to reassure Americans that the chamber still …
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
Idaho wolf-killing account to get $400K more for ‘slush fund’
The Idaho Legislature’s joint budget committee voted Wednesday to put another $400,000 in state general tax funds into the Wolf Control Depredation Board next year to kill problem wolves – …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
House OKs bill to exempt some info about wolf attacks
The House has passed a bill that would exempt from public disclosure personal information about people who report or respond to wolf attacks in Washington state.
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
Board would look for nonlethal ways to control wolves in northeastern Washington
Washington would look for nonlethal ways to keep wolves from killing livestock in four northeast counties under a bill the House passed unanimously Monday.
Mon., March 6, 2017, 6 a.m.
Gray wolf recovery projects continue to drain millions of dollars from state coffers
Wolves were removed from the Endangered Species protections in Idaho and Montana in 2011 – eight years after wolf numbers had exceeded the minimum set for recovery in both states. …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
Court rules to lift federal protections for Wyoming wolves
A U.S. appeals court on Friday ruled to lift protections that kept gray wolves an endangered species in Wyoming for years after federal officials removed packs in neighboring states from …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 11:21 a.m.
Feds kill wolf on private land with cyanide trap
Officials say a gray wolf was unintentionally killed in rural northeast Oregon by a cyanide device used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
Bill advances that would exempt some info about wolf attacks
A bill that would exempt from public disclosure personal information about people who report or respond to wolf attacks in Washington state has cleared a House committee.
Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 10:27 a.m.
Snow delays Oregon wolf count, management plan update
Heavy snow in Oregon in recent months has caused problems for wildlife officials in charge of tracking the state’s wolf population.
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
Oregon proposal could allow public to hunt ‘problem’ wolves
Oregon wildlife officials have long maintained that no hunting season is planned for the state’s wolf population, even as the number of wolves in state continues to grow.
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Field Reports: Profanity Peak Pack removal cost state $135K
Washington wildlife managers spent $135,000 to kill seven of 11 gray wolves in a pack that had attacked or killed about 15 cattle on national forest grazing allotments in northeastern …
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 9:41 p.m.
Biologists hope to capture, re-collar wolf
State and federal biologists are setting out traps nightly in hopes of catching and collaring gray wolf OR-7 or his mate so they can regain the tracking capabilities that allowed …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 9:02 p.m.
Collared wolf dead, 3 others survive in Idaho wilderness
Three of four wolves fitted with tracking collars in a central Idaho wilderness area last year by state officials without federal approval are surviving as another winter approaches.
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 4:41 p.m.
Washington wolf shot in Montana after roaming 700 miles
A young gray wolf that left its pack in northeastern Washington this summer traveled about 700 miles before being shot in central Montana last month while attacking sheep.
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016, 4:09 p.m.
Extermination of Profanity Peak wolf pack halted
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has “suspended pursuit” of the Profanity Peak wolf pack that was marked for elimination after repeated killings of cattle in northeast Washington.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 12:08 p.m.
3 wolf attacks on cattle confirmed in southern Oregon
MEDFORD, Ore. – Authorities say wolves killed two calves and wounded a third last week in western Klamath County. The Mail Tribune reports the area where the animals were killed …