Stories tagged: wolves
UPDATED: Wed., July 1, 2020
The Lands Council issued a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee’s office this week calling upon the governor’s office to mandate WDFW’s standardization of the practice of range riding to protect …
Fri., June 26, 2020
On June 19, WDFW staff conducted investigations of four injured calves in a private pasture in Stevens County. These incidents occurred within the Leadpoint pack territory.
UPDATED: Fri., June 19, 2020
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife authorized the lethal removal of wolves in Ferry County’s Kettle River mountain range on Friday.
Tue., May 5, 2020
Washington’s Fish and Wildlife Commission recently voted 6-3 to allow cougars to be killed at the highest levels in five years. It’s the latest misguided decision by a commission that …
Sat., May 2, 2020
Wolf trapping was deemed essential work, Friday.
Thu., April 23, 2020
Washington’s annual wolf report, released Monday, was a mixed bag, according to regional conservation groups.
UPDATED: Mon., April 20, 2020
Washington’s wolf population grew at least 11% between 2018 and 2019, despite the death of 21 wolves from hunting, lethal removal and predation.
Sun., April 19, 2020
Washington wildlife managers received 7,798 comments about the future of wolves, with the majority of those comments coming from out-of-state.
Thu., April 16, 2020
A wolf that wandered thousands of miles from Oregon and became the first wild wolf spotted in California in almost 90 years before returning to Oregon and starting a pack …
Thu., April 2, 2020
Wolves, cougars and other large predators are killing smaller carnivores, potentially controlling notoriously fecund species like coyotes.
UPDATED: Mon., March 16, 2020
On a warm day in March, Ben Maletzke crouched beneath a gaggle of pine trees and examined a slight indentation in the shaded snow at his feet. Maletzke was in …
Fri., March 13, 2020
Where and how the federal government may kill Idaho wolves has been curtailed, at least temporarily.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Thursday approved
Wed., Feb. 12, 2020
The range riders were supposed to be watching cattle on grazing allotments in Ferry County. Instead, according to documents revealed in late January by court proceedings, they appear to have …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
A bill mandating radio collars on wolves in “problem packs” is making its way through the Washington Legislature this week.
Thu., Jan. 30, 2020
Less than a week after an Idaho lawmaker proposed “wolf-free zones” and year-round wolf hunting seasons, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission has
Tue., Jan. 28, 2020
Idaho’s top wildlife official on Tuesday requested authorization from state lawmakers to spend $408,000 to count wolves.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 26, 2020
Washington’s wildlife agency is recommending second-degree theft charges be filed against several contract employees tasked with keeping wolves from killing cattle in northeast Washington.
Thu., Jan. 16, 2020
In the same year that Yellowstone National Park marks the 25th anniversary of
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020
A collared wolf from the Stranger pack in Washington wandered into Idaho and was legally killed, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife reported Monday.
Tue., Jan. 14, 2020
On Friday, a King County Superior Court judge dismissed two of three claims against the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife in a case filed in August 2019, according to …
Wed., Dec. 18, 2019
A Yellowstone National Park male and female wolf pup were killed by a vehicle in November and a park official is blaming some park visitors for making them less afraid …
Sat., Dec. 14, 2019
The next Washington Wolf Advisory meeting will be Jan. 8 and 9 in Tumwater.
Thu., Dec. 5, 2019
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife responded to a request from the Governor to kill fewer wolves, last week.
Fri., Nov. 15, 2019
On Nov. 1, a Thurston County Superior Court judge dismissed three of four claims against the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife in a case filed by the Center for …
Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
For the first time in 24 years, Yellowstone National Park’s wolf project staff found no evidence in 2018 of wolves killing each other.
Mon., Nov. 4, 2019
The chance to comment on how Washington’s gray wolves should be managed once they are no longer a state endangered species has been extended until Nov. 15.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019
The Cowboy Whisperer: Ferry County range rider works to build understanding in Washington wolf country
Wolves are thriving in Washington, with their populations growing an average of 28% per year. But tolerance for wolves is, in Daniel Curry’s view, on the ropes. And every time …
Fri., Oct. 18, 2019
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission is scheduled to hear updates on wolf, cougar and bear management, and a number of proposed revisions to fishing regulations on Friday and Saturday.
Mon., Oct. 7, 2019
This may be a tale that only dentists can appreciate, but the teeth of dead Yellowstone wolves are helping scientists understand the life of predators more than 11,000 years ago.