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Response of Moose Hunters to Predation following Wolf Return in Sweden

Background: Predation and hunter harvest constitute the main mortality factors affecting the size and dynamics of many exploited populations. The re-colonization by wolves (Canis lupus) of the Scandinavian Peninsula may therefore substantially reduce hunter harvest of moose (Alces alces), the … read more

Hunters as Stewards of Wolves in Wisconsin and the Northern Rocky Mountains, USA

Regulated hunting may help conserve wildlife. Advocates argue hunters will champion conservation and generate revenue for management, regulation will promote sustained, stable wildlife populations, and conflicts with game species will diminish. Applying this notion to predators such as the wolf … read more

Hunters as Stewards of Wolves

“.. according to Dr. Treves and other prominent scientists, governments cannot assume hunters will support the conservation of wolves simply because they did so in the past for other game species. ” read more

Hunters fend off pack of aggressive Wolves…Really?

…this resulted in an illegal killing of an animal protected under the Endangered Species Act. .plain and simple. read more

Hunters await elk herd study

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking funds to continue an extensive elk study to determine exactly how much the herds are struggling, just as the autumn hunting season opens. read more

Guest column: As grizzlies and elk adapt to change, so must hunters

Wolves are smart. They would never annihilate their primary food source. read more

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