SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2015
Public-HearingWISCONSIN: DNR TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING JUNE 11 IN WAUSAU REGARDING WOLF POPULATION
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will hold an informational meeting to share and discuss 2014-15 Wisconsin wolf population data. Read more…  
images (3)OREGON: EXPERIENCE WITH WOLVES DISCUSSED
About 20 people attended the workshop, which was hosted by Malheur County Court and the Malheur County Sheriff’s Office. The event intended to inform individuals of the protocols and procedures when dealing with suspected wolf kills. Read more…      
635685017960695723-gray-wolfWASHINGTON D.C.: SENATORS CALL FOR ACTION TO SAVE ISLE ROYALE WOLVES
“An extinction of wolves at Isle Royale could lead to significant, harmful changes to the ecosystem in this remote park,” the senators said in the letter to Jarvis. Read more…    
920x920WISCONSIN: INVESTIGATION REVEALS GATE TO WOLF AREA LEFT OPEN (UPDATE)
According to a police report, a worker at Menominee Park Zoo in Oshkosh, accidentally left a gate open to the wolf area before a child was bitten by one of the wolves. Read more…    
imagesMONTANA: TWO WOLVES POACHED IN SOUTHWESTERN MONTANA
Hunting season for wolves ended on March 15. The penalty for killing a wolf out of season is a citation and $1,000 in restitution. FWP officials are asking anyone with information to call 800-TIP-MONT. An advocacy group called Wolves of the Rockies is offering a $2,000 reward for information. Read more…    
55669f6d6295f.imageARIZONA: WOLF ADOPTION BECOMES PART OF SPECIES RECOVERY PLAN
It was around this time a year ago when state and federal biologists ventured into the Apache Sitgreaves National Forests, crept into the den of a female Mexican gray wolf who was briefly being held in a crate and whisked her six pups away. Read more…  
Wolves-copy-336x259STUDY LOOKS AT BIOFENCES FOR MANAGING WOLVES
The goal of the study was to see how easy it is to move wolves from their established rendezvous sites, and understanding that question could help wildlife officials better manage this animal. Read more…    
dt.common.streams.StreamServer (1)COLORADO: DNA CONFIRMS COYOTE HUNTER KILLED GREY WOLF IN KREMMLING LAST MONTH
Killing of endangered wolf under investigation. Read more…        
FRIDAY, MAY 29,2015
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FEATURE ARTICLE: WOLF THERAPY: THE LATEST IN MENTAL HEALTH CARE (Featuring Wolf Connection)
Big and bad — that’s the wolf, according to a tale told to children in too many countries and languages to count. You’ll find him and his terrors in silver-screen hits like Liam Neeson’s The Grey and in the haunting songs of indie-rock icon Neko Case. That wolf — he’ll eat your women and steal your livestock. And his image is everywhere, in news and culture. One place you might not expect to find him, though, is on your therapist’s couch. At least, until now. Read more… Photo: The loving Willow with Apex’s Paula Ficara at Wolf Connection (where she volunteers)  
920x920WISCONSIN: MENOMINEE PARK ZOO WOLF EUTHANIZED AFTER BITING CHILD
The wolf “nipped” a child last Friday when the child entered a non-public area of the Menominee Park Zoo and put his or her fingers through a fence, Ray Maurer, the city’s parks director, told Oshkosh Northwestern Media. Read more…   Explore in depth…    
mexican-gray-wolfNEW MEXICO: MEXICAN GREY WOLF KILLED AFTER DISPLAYING CONCERNING BEHAVIOR
A Mexican grey wolf has been shot and killed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service after showing concerning behavior around people. Read More…      
AR-150529963 (1)WASHINGTON: STATE HIRES CONFLICT SPECIALIST TO DEAL WITH WOLF ISSUES
Washington state has hired a wildlife-conflict specialist to help reduce tensions caused by the state’s growing population of wolves. Read more…

     
Wolves_DNRWISCONSIN: TOLERANCE OF WOLVES IN WISCONSIN CONTINUES TO DECLINE
Canis lupus has long been the subject of contention in Wisconsin, and elsewhere, and an ongoing University of Wisconsin-Madison study of hunters and others living in the state’s wolf range shows attitudes toward them continue to decline. Read more…

   
 
TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015
obama-administrationWITH FRIENDS LIKE THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION, ENDANGERED SPECIES DON’T NEED ENEMIES
Given the growing magnitude of threat to endangered species, one would think the Obama administration would pull out all the stops to save our precious wildlife heritage. Instead, the administration and its U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have quietly been rolling out a series of regulatory changes that threaten to cripple the Endangered Species Act… Read More…  
Endangered Wolves-Tur_ThomTED TURNER RANCH IN NEW MEXICO CAUGHT IN WOLF DEBATE
New Mexico wildlife officials recently denied the Ladder Ranch’s bid to renew its permit for holding wolves in captivity as part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s wolf reintroduction program. Rallies are planned Tuesday at the capitol. Read More… TAKE ACTION! (Calls are most effective).      
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TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015
20150430__RUN-L-NWS-wolfrelease-DLS-0501-p1ARIZONA: UPDATE ON MEXICAN GRAY WOLF PAIR RELEASED IN ARIZONA
“The release of this genetically diverse pair of Mexican wolves will help us build on our recent success of reaching a population milestone of more than 100 wolves in the American Southwest,” said Mike Rabe, nongame wildlife branch chief for Arizona Game and Fish Department. “The methods used for their release help ensure that these wolves acclimate and behave as wild wolves.” Read More…  
hqdefault (1)WASHINGTON D.C.: NEWHOUSE PUSHES TO REMOVE GRAY WOLF FROM ENDANGERED SPECIES LIST
Days after introducing legislation to remove the gray wolf from the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in Washington, Oregon and Utah, Rep. Dan Newhouse (US Representative of the 4th District in Washington State) is pushing for the animals to be delisted nationally as well. Read More… TAKE ACTION    
MONDAY, MAY 4, 2015
Wolf-YellowStone-Oregon-State-University-1_1OREGON: WHEN HAVE WOLVES MADE A ‘RECOVERY?’ IT DEPENDS ON YOUR DEFINITION.
Now wildlife officials are taking a look at the species’ protected status. In late April, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission initiated the process removing wolves from the state’s endangered species list. Whether it will happen or not will be up to a commission vote. It could decide to completely delist, partially delist or keep current protections in place. Read More…  
6265577975_f75f2d4f12_bNATIONAL: WYOMING CONGRESSWOMAN, OTHERS PRESS FOR NATIONAL WOLF DELISTING
Wyoming U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis and others in Congress are pushing the U.S. Department of Interior to end federal protections for wolves nationwide. Read More… SIGN THE PETITION TO KEEP WOLVES LISTED

     

FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2015
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WASHINGTON: WOLF KILLED ALONG INTERSTATE 90, A SIGN GRAY WOLVES ARE SETTLING WEST OF CASCADE CREST

A female gray wolf was found dead on Monday, apparently struck by a car, between mileposts 41 and 42 of Interstate 90 west of Snoqualmie Pass. It was the first wolf killed by a car west of the Cascade Crest, and a possible sign that “Canis lupus” is expanding its habitat to the front range of the North and Central Cascades. Read More…  Video Report…

 
imagesUTAH: UTAH PAYS HALF A MILLION DOLLARS TO HIGH-PRICED LOBBYIST TO DE-LIST WOLVES
Less than two hours remained in the 2015 General Session, and they were about to vote on what is called the “bill of bills,” which is the budget bill wrapping up loose ends for the state. But Rep. Joel Briscoe, a Democrat from Salt Lake City, noticed an appropriation he didn’t remember discussing on the Natural Resources Joint Appropriations Subcommittee. It was $500,000 to continue a contract for the de-listing of wolves. Read More…  
20150430__RUN-L-NWS-wolfrelease-DLS-0501-p1ARIZONA: BREEDING MEXICAN GRAY WOLF PAIR RELEASED
Mexican gray wolves’ ‘soft release’ into Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest meets June 1 compensation for depredation deadline. Read More…      
Bow Valley , AB; JANUARY 7, 2014 --Gray Wolf Family. The seven-member Bow Valley wolf pack hanging out along the Bow Valley Parkway in December 2013..  (Photo courtesy Amar Athwal) For City story by Colette Derworiz.
Bow Valley , AB; JANUARY 7, 2014 –Gray Wolf Family. The seven-member Bow Valley wolf pack hanging out along the Bow Valley Parkway in December 2013.. (Photo courtesy Amar Athwal) For City story by Colette Derworiz.
CANADA: WOLF TAKES DOWN ELK NEAR BUSY CASTLE JUNCTION
It happens regularly in nature, but there’s not always eyewitnesses. Read More…                

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