Entries by Chad Richardson

Voyageurs Wolf Project in jeopardy without bill

From the International Falls Journal: The Voyageurs National Park Wolf Project is in jeopardy should the Minnesota Senate follow through with the idea it will not pursue an bill allocating money from the state’s Environment and Natural Resource Trust Fund as recommended by the Legislative Citizens Commission on Minnesota Resources. Click here for the full story.

As Washington’s Wolf Population Continues to Grow, Some Wonder When Will They Spread Out

From The Daily Chronicle in Washington state: Washington’s annual wolf report, released Monday, was a mixed bag, according to regional conservation groups. The good news? Wolf populations continue to grow in Washington. The bad? Most wolves remain concentrated in northeast Washington, a geographic reality that, per the state’s rules, stymies the recovery process. “I think […]

More and more wolves are spotted in Belgium

From The Brussels Times: More and more wolves have been spotted in Belgium in recent months, both in the northern and southern parts of the country, according to environmental organisations. In fact, a pack may even be in the making in Wallonia if ‘Akela’ and a new female wolf spotted in his territory manage to […]

Feds kill 4 Mexican gray wolves, days after announcing population gains

From Cronkite News: PHOENIX – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service authorized the killing of four endangered Mexican gray wolves in New Mexico during one week in late March, a move conservation groups call a significant setback to wolf recovery. A spokesperson said the agency used “non-lethal management techniques to the maximum extent practicable” to […]

Experts report wolf population is stable in Wyoming

From the Jackson Hole News and Guide: Wyoming wolf numbers have settled in right around 300 animals, near population levels that wildlife managers sought before numbers climbed when hunting was prohibited between 2014 and 2017. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department regained authority over Canis lupus that April three years ago and held hunting seasons in subsequent […]