Biologist does some wolf Mythbusting Wolves live in family groups. They don’t think twice about traveling long distances. They’re territorial. They make a lot of noise. And some have no qualms about capturing and killing their foes. In other words, they’re a lot like humans.
Biologist Diane Boyd does some wolf mythbusting Diane Boyd, large carnivore specialist for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (and NFPA member), gave a well-received talk last week . . . Wolves live in family groups. They don’t think twice about traveling long distances. They’re territorial. They make a lot of noise. And some have no… Read More »
U.S. Moves to Lift Remaining Gray Wolf Protections – Flathead Beacon BILLINGS – Gray wolves in the U.S. would be stripped of federal protection and subject to hunting and trapping in more states under a proposal released Thursday that declares the predators recovered following a decades-long restoration effort. The U.S.
Montana on Pace for Record Wolf Hunt – Flathead Beacon With only a few days remaining before the end of Montana’s general wolf-hunting season on March 15, a record 315 wolves have been harvested across the state, with the bulk of them taken before cold temperatures and heavy snows made hunting and trapping conditions more… Read More »
U.S. Plans End To Wolf Protections; Critics Say It’s Premature BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – U.S. wildlife officials plan to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, re-igniting the legal battle over a predator that’s running into conflicts with farmers and ranchers as its numbers rebound in some regions. The proposal would give… Read More »
U.S. Plans to Lift Protections for Gray Wolves – Flathead Beacon BILLINGS – U.S. wildlife officials plan to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, re-igniting the legal battle over a predator that’s run into conflicts with farmers and ranchers after rebounding in some regions, an official told The Associated Press.
Bill to Allow Wolf Hunts at Night Proposed – Flathead Beacon A Thompson Falls legislator has introduced a pair of bills that would allow hunters to kill wolves at night and permit trapping the animals along seasonally closed roads. Republican Rep.
Renowned wolf biologist Diane Boyd will present a program on the status of the wolf recovery program at the Monday, Feb. 11 Flathead Audubon program from 7-9 p.m. at the Gateway West Community Room in Kalispell. Boyd began studying wolf recovery in the Rockies when the first wolf walked down from Canada and successfully colonized… Read More »
Hunters, Trappers Take Aim At Limiting Montana’s Wolf Population A meeting about Montana’s wolf population turned testy Wednesday night in Kalispell. At one point, a man stood up amidst the sea of green camo, flannel and down and called out that he’s not advocating that everybody go out and buy poison.
Wolves on a Divided Landscape – Flathead Beacon Wolves are complex critters that for centuries have inspired myths and legends while generating fierce controversies, an animal whose presence on the landscape is at once magical and maddening, captivating wildlife lovers while commanding condemnation from hunters who say the population of predators is decimating the bounty… Read More »