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Outdoors blog archive for Dec. 21, 2011

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2011


Feds want to turn over wolf management to states

WILDLIFE -- The Obama administration today declared more than 4,000 wolves in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin have recovered from widespread extermination and will be removed from the endangered species list. After devoting four decades and tens of millions of dollars to saving the gray wolf,...

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Veterinarian sues Idaho agency over poaching charges

HUNTING – A veterinarian accused of poaching an elk in North Idaho has filed a federal lawsuit against state wildlife officials. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports Roland Hall is accusing the Idaho Department of Fish and Game of civil rights violations, negligence, intentional infliction...

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Pronghorns are among many western wildlife species that depend on migration routes to survive the four seasons.  (Wildlife Conservation Society)

Report: many western species need room to roam

WILDLIFE -- A conservation group is putting a Spotlight on wildlife migrations. Wildlife Conservation Society report tracks migration routes in the West In its new report, "Spectacular Migrations in the Western U.S.," (pdf) the Wildlife Conservation Society discusses the importance of maintaining ecologically intact corridors...

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Wolverines live up to tough reputation

WILDLIFE RESEARCH -- A recent study published in the Journal of Wildlife Management confirmed that wolverines regularly patrol a vast mountain territory. Eight years of radio-tracking 30 individual wolverines in the Rocky Mountains has provided an abundance of new data about the world's largest member...

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