Service to Initiate Status Review of Gray Wolf in the Western U.S.

Excellent news for gray wolves in Idaho, Wyoming & Montana and other western states! In a press release dated September 15, 2021, The US Fish & Wildlife Service (Service) has completed the initial review of two petitions filed to list gray wolves (Canis lupus) in the western U.S. as threatened or endangered under the Endangered … Continue reading Service to Initiate Status Review of Gray Wolf in the Western U.S.

Facebook Live Talk Show “Stories of People & Wolves” Next Guest is Suzanne Asha Stone

Co founder, Suzanne Asha Stone, of the Wood River Wolf Project in Idaho will talk with hosts Brunella and Rachel Wednesday May 27, 2020 at 10:30 AM Central Time on Wolves of Douglas County News Facebook Page. Join us Wednesday May 27th at 10:30 AM Central Time on Wolves of Douglas County News Facebook Page … Continue reading Facebook Live Talk Show “Stories of People & Wolves” Next Guest is Suzanne Asha Stone

Judge Blocks the Hunting of Grizzly Bears in Idaho, Wyoming

by The Associated Press Thursday, August 30th 2018 A judge has temporarily blocked the opening of grizzly bear hunts scheduled for this weekend in Wyoming and Idaho. U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen's Thursday order comes as the two states prepared to open the first grizzly bear hunting seasons in the Lower 48 states since Montana's … Continue reading Judge Blocks the Hunting of Grizzly Bears in Idaho, Wyoming

New evidence proves that proactive use of nonlethal techniques can help reduce depredation on large open-range operations.

Foxlights a nighttime predator deterrent developed by Ian Whalan, an Australian sheep farmer was a part of this seven year case study, "Adaptive use of nonlethal strategies for minimizing wolf–sheep conflict in Idaho"  published in the Journal of Mammalogy    Suzanne A. Stone Stewart W. Breck Jesse Timberlake Peter M. Haswell Fernando Najera Brian S. Bean … Continue reading New evidence proves that proactive use of nonlethal techniques can help reduce depredation on large open-range operations.

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. 

Humane Society of the U.S. Alert Protect Grizzly Bears in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is planning to remove Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections from grizzly bears who live in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. This would turn management of this iconic species over to the states and subject these animals to trophy hunting seasons in Montana, Idaho and Wyoming.Contrary to what the USFWS … Continue reading Humane Society of the U.S. Alert Protect Grizzly Bears in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming

Demonstrators oppose Idaho wolf kills

Source By Steve Bertel Feb 15, 2016 BOISE - Dozens gathered on the steps of the Idaho Statehouse Monday afternoon to show support for wolf recovery in Idaho and opposition to Idaho’s Wolf Depredation Control Board and the recent aerial gunning of wolves in the “Lolo Zone” by the USDA Wildlife Services and Idaho Fish … Continue reading Demonstrators oppose Idaho wolf kills

Letter to the editor: Wolves belong here despite governors’ resistance

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune January 19, 2016 Whose interests are the Four Corners governors looking after in signing a compact stating they don't want wolves in their states? Certainly not the interests of wildlife, watersheds or the majority of their human constituents. Most ranchers believe that wolves and humans can't live together, but wild wolves … Continue reading Letter to the editor: Wolves belong here despite governors’ resistance

The State of the Wolves, 2015-2016

by Rick Lamplugh's Blog click HERE to go to Rick's blog    For wolves and their advocates, 2015 was a year of triumph and tragedy. The year began with the glow from a great victory: wolves had been placed back under federal protection in four states where they had been slaughtered. The year ended with advocates breathing … Continue reading The State of the Wolves, 2015-2016