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Outdoors blog wolverines archive

MONDAY, OCT. 13, 2014

A wolverine is seen in Glacier National Park. The wolverine will not be gaining threatened-species status. (Associated Press)

Wildlife groups sue for wolverine protections 

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Making it three-in-a-row posts on environmental lawsuits --- a coalition of advocacy groups today challenged the government’s denial of federal protections for the snow-loving wolverine, filing a lawsuit that contends officials ignored evidence a warming climate will eliminate denning areas for the...

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The wolverine is one of a handful of species the federal government says needs protection because of the effects of climate change on habitat. (Associated Press)

Comments due on Idaho's wolverine plan

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Monday, June 9, is the deadline to comment on the Idaho Wolverine Conservation Plan proposed by the state Fish and Game Department's. The document was released May 19 for a 21-day public review. Wolverines are members of the weasel family. In the...

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MONDAY, MAY 5, 2014

The wolverine, described as a 30-pound ball of muscle, teeth and attitude, requires vast wild areas to roam and survive. Researchers have been studying wolverines for years in Glacier National Park, one of the species’ last strongholds in the U.S. (File)

Researchers finding more wolverines

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Remote cameras, GPS monitoring and DNA testing continues to reveal more about one of the most secretive of North American carnivores. Montana, Alberta researchers report result of wolverine study A $1.7-million study begun in 2009 by Parks Canada, the Miistakis Institute in...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18, 2013

Wolverines, described as a 30-pound ball of muscle, teeth and attitude, require vast wild areas to roam and survive. Volunteers are helping researchers document where the carnivores are active in the Inland Northwest.

Protection elusive for elusive wolverine

USFWS again extends comment period on protection of wolverines A dispute on the reliability of conflicting research on wolverines was cited by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for its decision to extend by six months the public comment period on a proposal to put...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2012

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2011

One of two wolverines photographed by Oregon Fish and Wildlife Department researchers using a motion activated camera at a baited camera station on April 13, 2011 in the Wallowa Mountains. (Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife)

Wolverine study training volunteers in Sandpoint

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Volunteers with skills to travel deep into the backcountry on skis or snowshoes are being trained for monitoring bait stations involved in an Idaho-Montana wolverine research project. Wolverines are a backcountry-loving secretive member of the weasel family protected by the Endangered Species...

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