Archive for gray wolves

Nationwide Wolf Delisting Postponed Indefinitely

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced that the decision to remove the gray wolf from its protected status has been put on indefinite hold.

May 22, 2013

Who'da Thunk It?

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced yesterday that the gray wolf population in the five northern Rockies states increased at least 3 percent during the past year, despite state management that included hunting the reintroduced predator in Montana and Idaho. At least 1,774 wolves are living in the northern Rockies in 287 separate packs as I write this, according to the USFWS.

March 08, 2012

NM Agency Unable to Protect Wolves

New Mexico's Dept. of Game and Fish is unable to enforce a law that prohibits residents from using body-crushing traps for wolves and coyotes.

November 16, 2010