200,000+ signatures submitted in favor of wolf reintroduction in Colorado

Restore the Howl! Backers of a proposal to reintroduce gray wolves to western Colorado turned in 211,000 signatures for a measure that would put the measure on the ballot. The Rocky Mountain Wolf Action Fund said in a Tuesday news conference that the measure has ‘widespread bipartisan support,” claiming two-thirds of the state supports wolf … Continue reading 200,000+ signatures submitted in favor of wolf reintroduction in Colorado

Opinion: A once-proud conservation group has lost its way

By Dave Stalling August 31, 2012 Opinion: High Country News Recently, (2012) the family of Olaus J. Murie demanded that the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation cancel the organization’s Olaus J. Murie Award. The surprising reason? The foundation’s “all-out war against wolves is anathema to the entire Murie family.” I sympathize with the family’s position for several … Continue reading Opinion: A once-proud conservation group has lost its way

Five conservation groups filed a lawsuit challenging U.S. Department of Agriculcure’s Wildlife Service’s killing of gray wolves in Idaho. 

According to a Center for Biological Diversity press release, dated on June 1, 2016, five conservation groups filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging U.S. Department of Agriculcure's Wildlife Service's killing of gray wolves in Idaho.  The five conservation groups named as Plaintiff's in the lawsuit are: Western Watersheds Project, the Center for Biological Diversity, Friends … Continue reading Five conservation groups filed a lawsuit challenging U.S. Department of Agriculcure’s Wildlife Service’s killing of gray wolves in Idaho. 

Surplus killings by wolves is a rare occurrence and serves a purpose.

The latest news out of Wyoming Wolf Pack Slaughters 19 Elk in Rare 'Surplus Killing' Unusual behavior leaves game officials scratching their heads in Wyoming, according to National Geographic published on March 25, 2016 by Brian Clark Howard, read on: "Surplus killings tend to be most common in late winter and may actually represent an … Continue reading Surplus killings by wolves is a rare occurrence and serves a purpose.

Twenty wolves shot from the air in northern Idaho in the past week

Source: The Spokesman-Review By Betsy Z. Russell Twenty wolves were shot from a helicopter in northern Idaho in the past week, part of a wolf-control operation designed to improve elk survival in the area. That’s on top of 20 more wolves killed by hunters and trappers in the Lolo elk zone over the past year, … Continue reading Twenty wolves shot from the air in northern Idaho in the past week