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Study: Killing Wolves Means More Livestock Attacks

posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:11 PM

Scientists have found that, contrary to what many people think, killing wolves does not always reduce attacks on livestock. Researchers at Washington State University found that for every wolf killed in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming over the past 25... Full Story

Gray wolves go back to state control

posted on May 6, 2011 at 11:05 AM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) - The Obama administration says it is taking 5,500 wolves off the endangered list in eight states in the Northern Rockies and Great Lakes. Full Story

Wolf Hunting Set to Expand

posted on September 10, 2010 at 1:09 PM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) — Government agencies are seeking broad new authority to ramp up killings and removals of gray wolves in the Northern Rockies and Great Lakes, despite two recent court actions that restored the animal's endangered status in... Full Story

Alaska Officials: Predator Control Program Is Successful

posted on September 18, 2009 at 8:09 PM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska wildlife management program in which wolves are shot from low-flying airplanes and black bears are baited and snared is helping to increase the numbers of moose and caribou, state wildlife officials say. Full Story

States Ready for First Open Wolf Hunts

posted on July 10, 2009 at 8:07 PM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) — Montana and Idaho are moving to host the first open gray wolf hunts in the lower 48 states after the animal's removal from the endangered list across much of the Northern Rockies. Full Story

Great Lakes Wolves Returning to Endangered List

posted on July 3, 2009 at 8:07 PM

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich (AP) -- The federal government on Monday agreed to put gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region back on the endangered species list - at least temporarily. Full Story

Feds OK Gray Wolves' Removal from Endangered List

posted on March 6, 2009 at 8:03 PM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) -- Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Friday he is upholding the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to remove gray wolves from the federal endangered list in the Northern Rockies and the western Great Lakes. Full Story

Wolves Back on Endangered List

posted on September 26, 2008 at 8:09 PM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) -- Federal wildlife officials have asked a judge to put gray wolves in the Northern Rockies back on the endangered species list - a sharp reversal from the government's prior contention that the animals were thriving. Full Story

Wolves to be Removed from Endangered Species List

posted on February 22, 2008 at 8:02 PM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) — Gray wolves in the Northern Rockies will be removed from the endangered species list, following a 13-year restoration effort that helped the animal's population soar, federal officials said Thursday. Full Story

Idaho Governor Supports Killing Gray Wolves

posted on January 12, 2007 at 8:01 PM

Idaho's governor said Thursday he will support public hunts to kill all but 100 of the state's gray wolves after the federal government strips them from protection under the Endangered Species Act. Full Story

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