Month: September 2021

Three Yellowstone Wolves Killed During Start of Montana’s Hunting Season

September 27, 2021

The most viewed wolf family in the world lost three of its members to Montana hunters during the first week of the state’s newly extended hunting season, Yellowstone National Park announced. Although the Junction Butte wolf family draws visitors to the Park from around the globe, visitors will never again behold these fallen wolves –…

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A New Season of Terror for New York’s Coyotes: Hunting Begins Oct. 1

September 25, 2021

As the seasons change, so too does the landscape of fear and risk for a local wild species. In just a few short days, horror will strike New York’s coyote population; October 1st marks the first day of coyote hunting season. From the onset of October through the end of March, hunters can liberally slaughter…

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Study Suggests Small Minority of Local Poachers are a Significant Threat to Critically Endangered Red Wolves

September 24, 2021

A new study published in Biological Conservation reveals that while a majority of people living in and around the Red Wolf Recovery Area (RWRA) in North Carolina are supportive of red wolves and their recovery, a small group of people are driving red wolves to extinction through illegal killing. Researchers anonymously surveyed residents within the…

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Public Comment Period is Open for Status Review of Gray Wolf in Western U.S.

September 20, 2021

On Wednesday, the opening day of Montana’s expanded wolf-hunting season, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced its decision to conduct an Endangered Species Act status review of the gray wolf in the western United States. In its year-long review, the agency will determine whether Montana and Idaho’s newly enacted policies, which encourage the widespread killing…

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Oregon Kills Wolf Dad and Pups, Plans to Kill Three More Pups to Protect Cows

September 17, 2021

Less than one day after issuing a kill order for six of the remaining nine members of the Lookout Mt wolf pack, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) officials killed the breeding male and two of his children – a yearling and a five month old pup. They plan to kill another three pups…

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Oregon Targets Remaining Members of Wolf Family After Killing Two Pups to Protect Cows

September 17, 2021

The month of August was deadly for some of the youngest members of Oregon’s Lookout Mt wolf pack. The months of September and October could be deadlier still. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) officials announced on Thursday that they are increasing efforts to kill members of the Lookout Mt family in an attempt…

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Initiate Status Review of Gray Wolves in Western U.S.

September 15, 2021

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced today that they have completed the initial review of two petitions filed to list gray wolves in the western U.S. as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The USFWS finds that the petitions present substantial, credible information indicating that a listing action may be…

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Sending Congratulatory Howls for Completing the Run Like a Wolf Challenge!

September 1, 2021

You did it! You put your paws to the ground in 27 different countries this August to support wolves. Every step you took and mile you rode contributed to something great: a movement to support, protect, and preserve wolves. We can’t thank you enough. This year, we wanted to give you, our community, something positive…

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