States revisit wildlife management with an eye on resilience

From Route Fifty:

Fall can conjure up images of pumpkin spice lattes, flannels and duck boots, but for others, it’s hunting season. As hunters across the country ready their rifles and set their traps, states are reviewing their wildlife management plans to ensure a healthy, sustainable future for their animal populations.

Last month, for the first time in 20 years, Montana updated its gray wolf conservation and management plan to make way for better wolf population monitoring and offer recommendations for sustainable population control methods. The state is exploring how wildlife can be leveraged to create a resilient environment.


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