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Wolf Harvested in Montana’s Region 6 as Wolves Expand Territories

Wolf Harvested in Montana's Region 6 as Wolves Expand Territories Montana – -(AmmoLand.com)- According to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, a wolf was legally harvested Jan. 7, 2019, by a local hunter near Glasgow in Valley Co. FWP officials have inspected and tagged the animal. This is the first wolf to be harvested in Region 6, which is part of wolf management unit 400, since wolves were removed from the endangered species list in Montana in 2011. FWP manages wolves across Montana under a s...
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Large grizzly that killed calf in eastern Idaho relocated

KILGORE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a large male grizzly that killed a calf in eastern Idaho has been captured and relocated to a remote area. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game in a news release Tuesday says the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services on Friday investigated the death of the domestic calf […]
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3 wolves killed in central Idaho following sheep attacks

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials say they killed three wolves in central Idaho after attacks on livestock, an action blasted by an environmental group. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services on Wednesday said it killed the wolves earlier this month near Stanley at the request of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game […]
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Montana Wolf Numbers Remained Strong In 2017, Cautions

2017 Montana Gray Wolf Program Montana – -(Ammoland.com)- According to the 2017 Montana Gray Wolf Program Annual Report, population estimates suggest there are approximately 900 wolves in Montana. This marks the 13th consecutive year that Montana has far exceeded wolf recovery goals.Montana’s wolf population has remained relatively stable with an annual wolf harvest that averages about 225 animals per year. During the 2017-2018 wolf season, 255 wolves were harvested: 65 percent hunting, 35 per...
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10 wolves killed in northern Idaho to boost elk numbers

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal officials have killed 10 wolves in northern Idaho at the request of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game to boost elk numbers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services said Wednesday that workers used a helicopter in the Clearwater National Forest in late February and early March to kill […]
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Suit to stop federal agency wolf killings in Idaho rejected

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal court has rejected a lawsuit by conservation groups contending a federal agency needed to do a new environmental study before being allowed to kill more wolves in Idaho. U.S. District Court Judge Edward Lodge on Thursday ruled in favor of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services of Idaho […]
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What Are Cyanide Bombs? Deadly Devices Banned After Family Dog Killed

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services division announced Monday it would cease using cyanide bombs on private, state and federal lands in Idaho. The decision comes after an incident in mid-March when a teenage boy in the city of Pocatello was on a walk with his Labrador retriever on his family property and accidentally deployed one of the devices, killing the dog and sickening the boy.
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Idaho to Renew Aerial Wolf Slaughter

Ignoring recent research indicating Idaho officials could be overestimating the state's wolf population, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services announced plans Monday to allow gunners in helicopters to start shooting wolves in the Lolo Elk Management Zone of the Clearwater National Forest in Idaho.
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