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Wildlife Grazing on our Public Lands, Permit Retirement is a Solution

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has ordered that the Profanity wolf pack in northeast Washington be killed. As of today at least six wolves have already been killed. The kill order is the result of on-going depredations of … read more

The Profanity Peak Pack: Loss of wolves and academic freedom

The recent killing of six members of the Profanity Peak wolf pack in NE Washington in retribution for the loss of a few cattle is emblematic of what is wrong with public land policy. As I write, trappers are out … read more

Research Review Finds that Weak Science has Bolstered the U.S. Government’s Predator-Control Practices

Non-lethal methods were more effective than lethal methods in preventing carnivore predation on livestock generally… read more

Historical Range of Mexican Wolves

Re-defining historical geographic range in species with sparse records: Implications for the Mexican wolf reintroduction program Sarah A. Hendricks, Paul R. Sesink Clee, Ryan J. Harrigan c, John P. Pollinger, Adam H. Freedman, Richard Callas, Peter J. Figura, Robert K. … read more

Two Wolves Remain on Isle Royale

Having survived another year, it is likely that only two wolves remain on Isle Royale. A researcher from Michigan Technological University surveyed the island this winter, part of the longest running predator-prey study in the world. read more

Blood Does Not Buy Goodwill

These findings offer the first quantitative evidence that government authorization of any legal killing of wolves appears to increase illegal killing. read more

Midwest Wolf Stewards Conference

The Midwest Wolf Stewards has met annually since the late 1980s to discuss wolf conservation in the Great Lakes region — current wolf populations, wolf depredations, the wolf hunts, wolf taxonomy, the politics of wolf management and local research projects. read more

Should Wolves be Delisted? Wolf Conservation Open Letter

The under‐signed scientists and scholars address some of the public policy questions surrounding wolf conservation under the Endangered Species Act read more

Legal Challenge Filed Over Removal of Protections From Oregon’s Gray Wolves

Decision Prematurely Stripped Protections From Recovering Wolf Population, Disregarded Science, Violated Oregon Law DECEMBER 30, 2015 Three conservation groups filed a legal challenge  today to the removal of protection from gray wolves under Oregon’s Endangered Species Act. According to the … read more

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