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Yesterday, Montana wildlife commissioners closed down the gray wolf hunting season in some areas outside Yellowstone National Park after several collared wolves were shot when beyond the safety of Yellowstone’s reach. This move comes just days after Yellowstone Wolf “06″ … Continue reading
ESA protections for wolves were eliminated in the northern Rocky Mountain States of Idaho and Montana, and parts of Utah, Washington and Oregon in May of 2009. In delisting wolves, the Fish and Wildlife Service authorized Idaho and Montana to … Continue reading
The great folks from National Wolfwatcher Coalition (NWC) are very concerned about Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks wolf hunting and trapping plan for the upcoming 2012-13 season. At the very least they’re asking for a hunt and trap-free buffer zone … Continue reading
The debate surrounding the plan to extend MT’s wolf hunt into April got picked up by MT’s NBC station. Kudos to National WolfWatcher Coalition‘s Marc Cooke for giving wolves a voice! To Watch the video, please click here.
Ambassador Wolf Zephyr (born April 4, 2011) at 8 weeks old The wolf hunts in Montana have been controversial from the start. A hunt would not have been possible until Congress passed a 2011 budget rider (Sec. 1713) last spring … Continue reading
MT is planning to extend the wolf hunting season by one month since the wolf quota of 220 might not be met by the end of the year. The state is also considering to offer the use of barbaric and … Continue reading
Montana’s backcountry wolf hunt in the remote Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness along the northern border of Yellowstone National Park is officially closed. The wolf quota for this area was set at 3 (Montana’s overall wolf harvest quota is 220), and among the … Continue reading