Tag Archives: wolf

Life, Death, and Winter

By | December 7, 2015

NFNews fan Ramona Coyote saw our earlier post about Death and Life in the North Fork and thought that our readers would also enjoy this article by Aaron Teasdale in the Sierra Club website about wolves and Kintla Lake in Glacier National Park. It begins… THE WOLVES APPEARED LIKE PHANTOMS, five of them spiriting across the frozen lake to a thrust… Read More »

Wolf Hunting Closed in North Fork District Near Glacier Park

By | November 3, 2015

We reported this story earlier, but it doesn’t hurt to say it again… The Flathead Beacon reports that the hunting and trapping of all wolves in the North Fork Flathead River drainage west of Glacier National Park has ended, wildlife officials announced late last week. Two wolves were reported killed in Montana Wolf Management Unit 110, which includes… Read More »

Wolves Howling

By | October 6, 2015

Dawn Olson Jacobson writes in the North Fork Classifieds… Heads up around Moose Creek road wolves are on the prowl if you have dogs keep them home n not wandering as the wolves will get them. The last few nights we have heard them howling and running near our place.

State switching wolf approach from monitoring to management

By | June 14, 2015

The Daily Inter Lake reports that with gray wolves recovered in Northwest Montana, the state wildlife agency’s role has been moving from species monitoring to management, including hunting. One of the biggest elements of that change is the departure of Kent Laudon, the region’s top wolf expert who retired Friday after a decade spent trapping, tracking… Read More »

FWP Releases Minimum Wolf Count For 2014

By | April 3, 2015

Montana’s verified wolf population declined by 73, 12 percent, last year while livestock depredations by wolves continued to decline, dropping about 46 percent from 2013. The minimum number of wolves counted by FWP at the end of 2014 was 554 compared to a minimum of 627 wolves counted at the end of 2013 according to… Read More »

Montana Officials Investigate Wolf-kill Brag

By | September 24, 2014

The Flathead Beacon reports that Montana, Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials say they are investigating a Missoula man’s anti-wolf claim that he purposefully ran down a pair of wolves near the Idaho-Montana border. The Great Falls Tribune reports that Toby Bridges posted on Facebook last week bragging that he killed two wolves in his wife’s van. Capt. Joseph Jaquith… Read More »

Hearing Held on Montana Wolf Stamp Proposal

By | August 16, 2014

The Flathead Beacon reports that more than 100 people spoke in a three-hour statewide video conference on Montana wildlife officials’ plan to create a wolf management stamp. The $20 stamps would be considered donations by non-hunters that would help fund management of the animals.  Read the full story here.