Entries by Chad Richardson

Moffat County, Colorado, wolves photographed on game camera

From The Daily Sentinel in Grand Junction, Colorado: New images of the wolves that have been living around Moffat County show two animals rolling and playing, while audio recordings indicate the presence of at least four wolves. The photos and audio recordings were captured by Defenders of Wildlife, which is studying the pack’s behavior. Karin […]

Landscape of fear: why we need the wolf

From The Guardian in the UK: There’s a monument near Brora, 60 miles short of John o’Groats, that claims to mark the spot where the last wolf in Sutherland was killed. I pass it often in the car. The wolf, it says, was killed by the hunter Polson in or about the year 1700. I […]

As Jackson Hole’s wolves gained ground, lions stumbled

From the Jackson Hole News & Guide in Wyoming: Wolves’ return to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem a quarter century ago has been the primary force suppressing local mountain lion populations, a new study has concluded. That hypothesis was tested and confirmed using data amassed over the 16 years that the Teton Cougar Project tracked 147 […]

Idaho wolf removals, depredation investigations, down

From the Capital Press: USDA Wildlife Services removed fewer wolves in Idaho between July and September than the same period a year ago. The agency also received fewer requests from ranchers to investigate wolf-caused livestock deaths. Investigations were down 24%, and wolf removals were down 31%. Click here for the full story.

Wildlife Groups Challenge Red Wolf Rules

From Coastal Review Online: Destiny for red wolves may be determined in the courtroom, as the clock is ticking louder for the seven remaining red wolves known to be roaming northeastern North Carolina. In the most recent in a series of legal action against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its management of the critically endangered […]