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TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2011


A gray wolf (Associated Press)

WA wolf management plan likely to be approved

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Despite considerable controversy over the proposed Washington Wolf Conservation and Management Plan, it's likely to be approved this weekend by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission. Read my previous blog post for links and details. The major point of contention is the...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2011

TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2011

MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2011

SUNDAY, NOV. 13, 2011

Hunting groups support Ore. order to shoot wolves

WILDLIFE – Three hunting groups are supporting the state of Oregon in a lawsuit trying to overturn state authority to shoot wolves that attack livestock, the Associated Press reports. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, the Oregon Hunters Association, and the Oregon chapter of the North...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2011

Idaho wolf trapping season opens Nov. 15

PREDATORS -- Hunters and their guns have not been particularly effective in controlling wolf numbers in Idaho in the two seasons that have been held over the past three years. This month, wildlife managers will turn to trappers to do the job. The first wolf...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2011


MONDAY, OCT. 31, 2011


A hiker climbs at sunrise up Trail 102 on the Idaho side of the Snake River in Hells Canyon National Recreation Area upstream from Pittsburg Landing. Two years ago, forest officials shelved a plan that would have charged rafters and jet boaters a small daily fee to run the Snake River through Hells Canyon.A hiker climbs at sunrise up Trail 102 on the Idaho side of the Snake River in Hells Canyon National Recreation Area upstream from Pittsburg Landing. Two years ago, forest officials shelved a plan that would have charged rafters and jet boaters a small daily fee to run the Snake River through Hells Canyon.
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Oregon's new wolf pack adopts Hells Canyon

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Oregon's newest confirmed wolf pack is roaming the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area and Wilderness along the Snake River bordering Idaho. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife used hunter reports and remote cameras to help them document at leat five wolves in...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 2011

TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2011

Deja vu: Wolf hunts challenged in court 

PREDATORS -- A group of wolf advocates has requested an emergency halt to wolf hunting in the Rocky Mountains. Although the wolf hunting season has been open for weeks, the prime time for hunters being in the field begins Saturday, with the opening of Montana's...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2011

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2011

FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 2011

THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2011

Groups urge wolf delisting in Washington

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Two groups put the pressure on the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department this week by filing a petition urging the state to strip endangered species protections from gray wolves in the eastern one-third of the state. The petition was filed with the...

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2011

Wolf plan heads wildlife panel's Oct. 6 agenda

ENDANGERED– Washington’s pending Wolf Conservation and Management Plan will be the focus of another special state Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting Oct. 6 in Olympia. The discussion will center on the interaction of wolves with livestock and ungulates. Public comment will be accepted. The special...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2011

SATURDAY, SEPT. 17, 2011

Idaho hunter bagged 2 wolves in 2 minutes 

HUNTING -- Hunters have a seven-month season to kill two wolves in Idaho, but Boise's Stan Burt did it in about two minutes, according to Roger Phillips of the Idaho Statesman Near McCall of the second day of Idaho's wolf hunt, Burt said he howled...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 16, 2011

TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 2011

FRIDAY, SEPT. 9, 2011

THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2011

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