Category Archives: Regional Wolves

Wisconsin Gray Wolf Monitoring Report

April, 2017 the Wisconsin statewide minimum wolf population count was 925-952 wolves, an increase of 6.8% from the previous year. A total of 232 packs were detected. DOWNLOAD

Minnesota Wolf Population Update 2017

2016-17 mid-winter Minnesota wolf population estimated at 2,856 wolves, or 4.0 wolves per 100 km2 of occupied range. The 90% confidence interval was approximately +/- 500 wolves, specifically 2,371 to 3,382 and 508 wolf packs. DOWNLOAD

Yellowstone Wolf Project Annual Report

There were at least 108 wolves in 11 packs (7 breeding pairs) living primarily in Yellowstone National Park (YNP) through December 2016 (figures 1& 2). Breeding pairs are defined as an adult male and an adult female with two pups … read more

Ambitious study underway on wolf impact

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the University of Washington are beginning a collaborative study to determine how eight years of growth in the state’s wolf population is affecting deer and elk as well as other predators. The … read more

Facts about Wolves in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

There is no scientific or biological justification to hunt or trap wolves for sport. The facts about wolves in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Those eager to open a trophy hunting and commercial trapping season on the U.P.’s wolves ignored scientific evidence … read more

Judge Orders Idaho to Destroy Elk and Wolf Wilderness Data

By KEITH RIDLER, ASSOCIATED PRESS BOISE, Idaho — Jan 19, 2017, 7:37 PM ET Idaho must destroy all information collected from tracking collars placed on elk and wolves obtained illegally by landing a helicopter in a central Idaho wilderness area, a federal … read more

Reward now up to $16,500 for person who killed rare red wolf in wildlife refuge

By Jeff Hampton, The Virginian-Pilot, Jan 3, 2017 Pictured: Two captive red wolves – Betty, 10, foreground, and Hank, 11, background – stand at Pocosin Lakes National Wild Refuge Red Wolf Education and Health Care Facility PLYMOUTH, N.C. A reward for the … read more

Members of Congress Accuse the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of Not Protecting Red Wolves

By Ken Fine Photo Courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service The nine members of Congress who penned a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell say they blame the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for the state of the … read more

Red Wolves Must Remain Listed Under the Endangered Species Act Status Review

These comments are submitted by the Southern Environmental Law Center, on behalf of the Red Wolf Coalition, Defenders of Wildlife, and Animal Welfare Institute in response to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (“USFWS” or “Service”) five-year status review for … read more

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