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From ca.news.yahoo.com

A joint management plan aimed at reducing the wolf population on the winter ranges of the dwindling Bluenose-East and Bathurst caribou herds includes increased incentives for hunters.

The five-year proposed plan, submitted by the Tlicho Government and the Government of the Northwest Territories Friday to the Wek’èezhìı Renewable Resources Board, aims to take pressure off the dwindling caribou herds by culling their fiercest predator — wolves.

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From postregister.com

More wolf hunting and trapping tags are available in the Salmon region this winter than in the past, according to a press release from Idaho Fish and Game Public Information Specialist Brian Pearson.

The number of permits in each category was increased last month to 15, from 10, by action of the Idaho Fish and Game Commission. Pearson said the increase will not be reflected in the Idaho Big Game 2019-20 Seasons and Rules brochure, but has been updated online.

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From mtexpress.com

In an effort to reduce wolf numbers—particularly where wolves have been killing livestock and large numbers of elk—the Idaho Department of Fish and Game is proposing to expand wolf hunting and trapping throughout the state.

If the Fish and Game Commission, which makes policy decisions for the department, adopts the proposed rules, wolf hunting will be permitted year-round or for 11 months of the year in all hunting units through June 2021.

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