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Montana Defiantly Puts Yellowstone Wolves In Its Crosshairs

From the Mountain Journal: For the first autumn in 27 years, the most famous population of wild wolves in the world has essentially no protection when members of its packs wander across the invisible boundary of Yellowstone National Park into Montana. Montana’s controversial new wolf management laws, designed to reduce wolf numbers in the state […]

Wolf Population Near Athens, Greece, is Growing

From the Greek Reporter in Greece: A recent incident in which a wolf approached a man and his daughter and attacked their dog on Mt. Parnitha just outside of Athens on Saturday shocked many Greeks all across the country. Most residents of the Greek capital certainly had no idea whatsoever that wolves roamed the mountainous […]

Collared wolf found dead in Northeast Oregon

From OPB.org: Oregon State Police are investigating a collared wolf that was found dead in Wallowa County last week. Investigators say the two-year-old female wolf, which had been collared by wildlife officials and named OR-106, was likely shot to death. Click here for the full story.

Dutch MEP supports EU effort to reduce protection for wolves

From DutchNews.NL in the Netherlands: Dutch MEP Bert-Jan Ruissen has come out in support of a resolution by the European parliament’s agricultural committee calling for measures to control wolves by ‘scaling down’ their protected status’, the AD reports. Ruissen, a member of the fundamentalist Protestant party SGP, said wolves, which now number over 20,000 in […]

Greece: Measures urged after wolf kills puppy on Parnitha

From ekathimerini.com in Greece: In the wake of a deadly wolf attack on a puppy in Mt Parnitha in Attica on Sunday, the environmental group Callisto has warned that people could be next if authorities do not take measures soon. The wolf, which was hidden among visitors’ cars at the mountain’s Bafi shelter, launched at […]

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission considering emergency rule that would allow ranchers to haze wolves

From the Summit Daily: STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will consider during a virtual meeting this week emergency regulations allowing ranchers to protect livestock by hazing wolves. Wolves killed a heifer near Walden last month — the first such confirmed kill in decades. If approved Wednesday, Jan. 12, new hazing regulations would go into […]

Endangered Mexican gray wolf found dead in northern Arizona

From the Associated Press: FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An endangered Mexican gray wolf that had been roaming around northern Arizona has been found dead, federal officials confirmed Friday. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said the male wolf was killed sometime last weekend. Authorities said the incident is under investigation and declined to release any […]

Hunters kill 20 Yellowstone wolves that roamed out of park

From the Associated Press: BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Twenty of Yellowstone National Park’s renowned gray wolves roamed from the park and were shot by hunters in recent months — the most killed by hunting in a single season since the predators were reintroduced to the region more than 25 years ago, according to park officials. […]

Michigan: Wolf management plan feedback due by Jan. 31

From DailyPress.net: LANSING — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is updating the state’s wolf management plan and is seeking public comment, via online survey through Jan. 31, about the future of wolf management. The current plan, created in 2008 and updated in 2015, was developed using extensive public input to identify important issues and […]