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Outdoors blog wolves archive

THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2016

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016

Although wolf hunting is legal in Wyoming, these hunters go further to make a statement about their attitude toward wolves and their impact on big-game populations in October 2013. (Wind River Outdoor World)

Wyoming in court seeking control of wolves 

PREDATORS – A court in Washington, D.C., is poised to decide whether Wyoming will be allowed to manage wolves within the state, or whether federal management will continue. The Friday hearing before a three-judge panel at the U.S. Court of Appeals comes two years after...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 2, 2016

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016

THURSDAY, AUG. 25, 2016

TUESDAY, AUG. 23, 2016

This image provided by the National Park Service shows a gray wolf in the wild. (National Park Service)

Wolf-livestock conflicts up sharply in Wyoming 

PREDATORS -- While Washington is dealing forcefully with a cattle-attacking wolf pack this month, the situation also is contentious elsewhere. Federal officials say the number of conflicts between wolves and livestock in Wyoming is up sharply, exceeding the number of wolves that were killed last...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 19, 2016

THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2016

TUESDAY, AUG. 16, 2016

MONDAY, AUG. 15, 2016

THURSDAY, AUG. 11, 2016

TUESDAY, AUG. 9, 2016

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3, 2016

Washington wolf packs and their territories, updated in March 2016. (Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife)

Cattle-killing wolves to be shot in Ferry County 44 

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Lethal removal of a portion of the Profanity Wolf Pack in Ferry County has been ordered by Washington wildlife managers after four confirmed kills on cattle since early July and three probable cases. Stepped-up efforts to protect the northeastern Washington livestock from...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2016

TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016

THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016

A wolf leaps across a road in Central Idaho north of Salmon.  (Douglas Pizac / Associated Press)

Wolf control in Idaho challenged by lawsuit 20 

PREDATORS – Here we go again.... Five conservation groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit in Idaho seeking to stop a federal agency from killing wolves in the state until a new environmental analysis is prepared. Idaho-based Western Watersheds Project and four other groups in the...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016

FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016


A lone gray wolf travels along the Madison River in Yellowstone National Park in February 2008.  (FILE / The Spokesman-Review)

Tripling wolf harvest outside Yellowstone rejected

PREDATORS -- A proposal to triple the number of wolves that hunters and trappers can kill just outside Yellowstone National Park was rejected Thursday by Montana wildlife commissioners, the Associated Press reports. Wildlife managers had recommended increasing the 2016 wolf quota for a hunting district...

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TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016

SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2016

A bison calf, perhaps just a day old, wobbles to its feet in Yellowstone National Park. (Rich Landers)

Delivery time for bison in Yellowstone

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Bison were dropping calves in abundance the past few days in Yellowstone National Park. Nature times the bulk of the calves to hit the ground in a short period to reduce the chances that bears, wolves and other predators will be able...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2016

Gray wolf track.

Calf-eating Wyoming wolf pack on borrowed time 

PREDATORS -- When wolves take a wrong turn, there's no turning back, experts say. Wily Wyoming wolf pack eludes Wildlife Services' sharpshooters The Dell Creek Pack has been preying on livestock on private ranchlands about 25 miles southeast of Jackson. Federal wildlife personnel want all...

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TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2016

Washington wolf packs and their territories, updated in March 2016. (Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife)

Wolves kill calf south of Asotin 27 

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Wolves recently killed a 4-day-old calf in Asotin County, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed today. "The department’s investigation determined that the calf was killed by one or more wolves yesterday (April 18) in a 90-acre fenced calving area on...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2016

FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2016

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