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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...
Tags: Guns, Montana, Idaho, Glasgow, North America, Wolves, Wolf, Valley, MCA, Wildlife Services, Hunting News, Montana Department of Fish And Game, Wolf Hunting, U S Department of Agriculture 's Wildlife Services, Montana Gray Wolf Program Annual Report, Montana Livestock Loss Board


Person tried to take snake on plane

It might not have been a bomb threat, but for passengers with ophidiophobia — a fear of snakes — this would be their worst nightmare. On Sunday, TSA officers in Miami International Airport caught a passenger trying to sneak a python onto a plane, inside a computer’s hard drive. Sari Koshetz, a TSA spokeswoman, told the Miami Herald that, “upon the TSA officer’s discovery of the organic mass, one of our TSA bomb experts was called into the baggage screening room to investigate the innards of ...
Tags: Travel, Snakes, Miami, Tsa, Snakes On A Plane, All, Barbados, Snake, Miami Herald, Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport, Miami International Airport, Wildlife Services, Sari Koshetz, Koshetz


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...
Tags: Guns, Montana, Idaho, Glasgow, Wolf, MCA, Wildlife Services, Eastern Montana, Conservation News, Hunting News, Montana Department of Fish And Game, Wolf Management, U S Department of Agriculture 's Wildlife Services, Montana Gray Wolf Program Montana Ammoland, Montana Gray Wolf Program Annual Report, Montana Livestock Loss Board


Arizona Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project Monthly Update

Mexican Wolf Arizona – -(Ammoland.com)-The following is a summary of Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project (Project) activities in the Mexican Wolf Experimental Population Area (MWEPA) in Arizona, including the Fort Apache Indian Reservation (FAIR), San Carlos Apache Reservation (SCAR), and New Mexico.Additional Project information can be obtained by calling (928) 339-4329 or toll free at (888) 459-9653, or by visiting the Arizona Game and Fish Department website at azgfd.gov/wolf or by visiting...
Tags: Guns, Office, Arizona, New Mexico, Committee, Phoenix, Wildlife Service, Pinetop, United States Mexico, U S Fish and Wildlife Service, Mesa Arizona, Wildlife Service USFWS, IFT, Albuquerque New Mexico, FWS, Arizona Game


Supreme Court jumps on dusky gopher frog case

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take up a case concerning the United States Fish and Wildlife Services designation of approximately 1,600 privately owned acres in Louisiana as a "critical habitat" for a species known as the dusky gopher frog, despite the fact the species currently exists only in Mississippi.
Tags: Supreme Court, Cnn, United States, Louisiana, Wildlife Services


Wildlife Services urges ranchers to report all cattle deaths

SUN VALLEY, Idaho (AP) — USDA Wildlife Services in Idaho is asking ranchers to report all cattle deaths and leave the carcass undisturbed in an effort to preserve evidence and help investigators confirm a wolf depredation. The Capital Press reports Idaho State Director of USDA Wildlife Services Todd Grimm said during the Idaho Cattle Association’s […]
Tags: News, Usda, Ap, Idaho, Capital Press, Sun Valley Idaho, Wildlife Services, Nation & World, USDA Wildlife Services, Todd Grimm, Idaho Cattle Association


US will temporary halt use of cyanide bombs to kill Colorado wildlife

The United States government has employed M-44s, or cyanide bombs, to kill animals. But those against the use of cyanide capsules just won a small victory: the United States Agriculture Department’s Wildlife Services will suspend their use in Colorado during an environmental analysis. The Center for Biological Diversity and WildEarth Guardians filed a lawsuit in April saying Wildlife Services didn’t fully asses the potential impact of killing bears and cougars on other native wildlife such as ...
Tags: Design, Congress, Colorado, White House, US, Usda, Canada, United States, Idaho, Reuters, Reuters Federal, Wildlife Services, Western Environmental Law Center, Mark Mansfield, DepositPhotos, Matthew Bishop


US will temporarily halt use of cyanide bombs to kill Colorado wildlife

The United States government has employed M-44s, or cyanide bombs, to kill animals. But those against the use of cyanide capsules just won a small victory: the United States Agriculture Department’s Wildlife Services will suspend their use in Colorado during an environmental analysis. The Center for Biological Diversity and WildEarth Guardians filed a lawsuit in April saying Wildlife Services didn’t fully asses the potential impact of killing bears and cougars on other native wildlife such as ...
Tags: Design, Congress, Colorado, White House, US, Usda, Canada, United States, Idaho, Reuters, Reuters Federal, Wildlife Services, Western Environmental Law Center, Mark Mansfield, DepositPhotos, Matthew Bishop


Arizona GFD Reviewing Feds’ Draft Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan

Mexican Wolf PHOENIX, Ariz. -(Ammoland.com)- The Arizona Game and Fish Department is reviewing the draft Mexican wolf recovery plan released June 29 by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.Although the plan appears to address the substance of AZGFD’s lawsuit filed in June 2015, Department scientists are continuing to evaluate the plan in detail before submitting formal comments by the Aug. 29 comment deadline.The draft plan outlines several key strategic acknowledgements to ensure the success of...
Tags: Guns, Mexico, Service, Arizona, New Mexico, Miller, Rocky Mountains, Wolf, Wildlife Service, Department of Interior, U S Fish and Wildlife Service, DeVos, Wildlife Services, USFWS, Conservation News, Arizona Game and Fish Department


Family Fights To Ban USDA Wildlife Trap That Killed Their Dog, Injured Son

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Tags: News, White House, Usda, Idaho, Huffington Post, Mansfield, Hilary Hanson, HuffPost, Sacramento Bee, Casey, Pocatello Idaho, Idaho State Journal, Wildlife Services, Mark Mansfield, USDA Wildlife Services, U S Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services


Op-Ed: Grazing on Wildlife—USDA Killing Millions of Wild Animals each year to protect livestock

The Blue Ridge Mountains are home to awe-inspiring wild animals. Our childlike excitement when we encounter one of these beings in their natural habitat is a testament to their mystery and majesty. Many of us care deeply about preserving America’s unique wildlife, yet the majority of us do not know that our tax dollars are funding a mass slaughter of these beautiful creatures. It is not okay that our hard-earned money is funding an essentially unregulated government agency that continues to kill...
Tags: Congress, Environment, America, Usda, Sport, Cycling, Wildlife, Harper, Bureau of Land Management, Blue Ridge Mountains, Wildlife Services, Go Outside, Newswire, Rogue Agency, US Department of Agriculture 's Wildlife Services, USDA Animal and Plant Health


Animals Killed For Agriculture: 2.7M Slaughtered By Wildlife Services

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services killed more than 2.7 million animals throughout the course of 2016, according to new data recently released by the agency. Among the animals killed: 76,963 coyotes, 21,184 beavers, 14,654 prairie dogs, 407 black bears, 334 mountain lions and hundreds of thousands of others.
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Mexican Wolf Population Survey Reveals Gains for Experimental Population

Wolf Pack New Mexico Department of Game and Fish ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -(Ammoland.com)- The Mexican wolf Interagency Field Team (IFT) completed the annual year­-end population survey, documenting a minimum of 113 Mexican wolves in the wild in Arizona and New Mexico at the end of 2016. This compares with a minimum of 97 wild wolves in 2015.“We are encouraged by these numbers, but these 2016 results demonstrate we are still not out of the woods with this experimental population and its anticipat...
Tags: Guns, Mexico, United States, Arizona, New Mexico, North America, IFT, USDA Forest Service, Leopold, Wildlife Services, USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Conservation News, New Mexico Department Game & Fish, Wildlife Service Southwest Regional, Benjamin Tuggle, Wolf Survey


Feds seeking input on North Cascades grizzly bear plan

National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services want public input as they weigh proposals to restore grizzly bears to North Cascades
Tags: Crime, News, Local News, National Park Service, Wildlife Services


Arizona Wolf Introduced Into Foster Pack Gives Birth To Wild-Born Young

Wolf Trapper Certification Class Aug. 27 in Missoula Arizona Game and Fish Department PHOENIX, Ariz. -(Ammoland.com)- Biologists with the Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team (IFT) recently learned a fostered wolf pup introduced to a pack in 2014 has produced a wild offspring of her own.In a critical breakthrough in Mexican wolf management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently reported that a genetic test of male 1561 revealed that it is the offspring of male 1293 and female 1346. Th...
Tags: Guns, Arizona, New Mexico, Arizona Wolf, U S Fish and Wildlife Service, DeVos, Arizona Game, Wildlife Services, Fish Commission, Conservation News, Arizona Game and Fish Department, Wolf Management


48 Pet Dogs Killed by Wolf Packs in Wisconsin, Slaughter Continues…

Editors note: That brings the total number of known pet dogs killed or injured by wolves in 2016 to 48. As the season progresses we can most definitely expect more beloved pets to be killed more as wolves expand their pack sizes. 48 Pet Dogs Killed by Wolf Packs in Wisconsin, Slaughter Continues… Wisconsin DNR MADISON, WI –-(Ammoland.com)- Fourteen more Wisconsin pet dogs have been killed or severely injured.Over several weekends, Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves depredated (KILLED...
Tags: Guns, Usda, Wisconsin, Wolf, Wildlife Services, Hunting News, Wolf Management


Wolf Massacre of Pet Dogs in Wisconsin Unabated

Editors note: That brings the total number of known pet dogs killed or injured by wolves in 2016 to 34. As the season progresses we can most definitely expect more beloved pets to be killed more as wolves expand their pack sizes. Pet Owner morns Hound Dog Killed by Wolves Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources MADISON, WI –-(Ammoland.com)- Another eight more Wisconsin pet sporting dogs have been killed or left severely injured while training afield. On August 21st, Wildlife Services co...
Tags: Guns, Usda, Wisconsin, Wolves, Wildlife Services, Hunting Dogs, Bayfield County, Bayfield, Conservation News, Wolf Management


Flood of Pet Dogs Killed by Wolves in Wisconsin Continues – GRAPHIC IMAGE

Editors note: That brings the total number of known pet dogs killed or injured by wolves in 2016 to 26. As the season progresses we can most definitely expect more beloved pets to be killed more as wolves expand their pack sizes. Pet Hunting Dog Killed by Wolves Wisconsin DNR MADISON, WI –-(Ammoland.com)- Seven more Wisconsin pet dogs have been killed and another one left severely injured. On August 5th 2016, Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves injured a seven-year-old Walker hound in...
Tags: Guns, Usda, Wisconsin, Wolves, Walker, Wildlife Services, Hunting Dogs, Featured Articles, Conservation News, Hunting News, Wolf Management, Plott


Wisconsin Wolf on Pet Dog Kills Growing – (Graphic Image)

Editors note: That brings the total number of known dogs killed or injured by wolves in 2016 to 17. As the season progresses we can most definitely expect more pets to be killed more as wolves expand their pack sizes. Pet Dog Killed by Wolves Wisconsin DNR MADISON, WI –-(Ammoland.com)- Three more Wisconsin pet dogs killed and another injured all in one week.On July 26 2016, Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves depredated (killed) a 6 1/2 year-old female Plott hound in the Town of Corni...
Tags: Guns, Usda, Wisconsin, Walker, Wildlife Services, Hunting Dogs, Conservation News, Wolf Management, Plott


Board Question #86850: Have you ever called the Humane Society or Wildlife Services ...

Q: Dear 100 Hour Board,Have you ever called the Humane Society or Wildlife Services when an animal was injured or in danger to itself or people? My family called this week on a duck. -ShanimalP.S. Are polar bears really left-handed? (Or pawed?) Why? A: Dear Bowser, My brother called once about this scary German Shepherd lurking around my grandparents' farm. And my parents called about this REALLY FAT porcupine in our backyard. I held a crazy feral cat in a cardboard box on my lap for the hour-...
Tags: Humane Society, Wildlife Services


Heart of a Lion: The Biography of a Courageous Peripatetic Predator

Removing walls of misunderstanding about mountain lions and other so-called "dangerous" predators As a member of the Board of Directors for The Cougar Fund, and also because I've studied various predators for decades, I'm always amazed at how some people casually write off these amazing nonhuman animals (animals) as being "dangerous" and "violent" pests who should be killed -- in some cases intentionally tortured -- whenever it's possible to do so. Indeed, this is the mission of Wildlife Service...
Tags: Florida, News, New York City, America, Usda, United States, Connecticut, Manhattan, Jasper, North America, Huffington Post, New England, Midwest, Mississippi River, Jane Goodall, Great Plains


US ceases efforts to end global trade of polar bear parts

US Fish and Wildlife Services to shift focus to climate change’s effects on bearsCanada had opposed ban as threats to hunting economy and Inuit practices The US government has quietly dropped its campaign for an international ban in the trade of polar bear parts, which would have given the practice the same outlaw status as the elephant ivory market.The US Fish and Wildlife Service has spent several years attempting to ban the overseas trade of polar bear skins, teeth, paws and other parts from ...
Tags: Animals, Environment, Americas, US, World news, US news, Canada, Wildlife, Endangered Species, Indigenous Peoples, Wildlife Service, Wildlife Services


Feds barred from killing wolves in Washington — for now

A U.S. judge has ruled that the Wildlife Services agency did not take the “hard look” federal law requires at the ecological and cumulative impact of killing wolves in Washington.
Tags: Washington, Environment, Local Politics, Local News, Northwest, Wildlife Services