Category: Wolf Hunting News

Gray Wolf Management And Protection Returns to States and Tribes

Gray Wolf Management And Protection Returns to States and Tribes

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — More than 45 years after gray wolves were first listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Trump Administration and its many conservation partners are announcing the successful recovery of the gray wolf and its delisting from the ESA. U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt was at the Minnesota Valley […]
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Idaho extends wolf hunting and trapping seasons

Idaho extends wolf hunting and trapping seasons

During a conference call on Feb. 20, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission adopted nine proposed modifications to wolf hunting and trapping for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons, extending wolf hunting opportunity, opening more areas to wolf trapping and extending trapping seasons, which all take effect immediately. Specifically, the season modifications include: Extended the wolf […]
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Camera surveys provide new Idaho wolf population estimate

Camera surveys provide new Idaho wolf population estimate

Idaho Fish and Game has a new estimate of the statewide wolf population through its new survey method using game cameras and mathematical modeling, which will be repeated annually and fine-tuned during the next few years. At the Fish and Game Commission meeting on Jan. 23 in Boise, staff reported there were an estimated 1,541 […]
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DNR to update Minnesota’s wolf management plan

DNR to update Minnesota’s wolf management plan

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is updating the state’s wolf management plan and is looking to the public for input. To that end, the agency is creating a new wolf plan advisory committee to help inform the update to the management plan. Applications are now open for the committee, which is one of several […]
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Commission adopts revised Wolf Plan in 6-1 vote

Commission adopts revised Wolf Plan in 6-1 vote

SALEM, Ore. — The Commission adopted a Wolf Plan today at its meeting in Salem in a 6-1 vote after hearing from 44 people who came to testify and reviewing thousands of public comments. Allowing controlled take (limited regulated hunting and trapping of wolves) was one of the most controversial topics in the new Wolf […]
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Oregon draft revised Wolf Plan available for review

Oregon draft revised Wolf Plan available for review

SALEM, Ore. — ODFW released its draft proposed Wolf Conservation and Management Plan today at www.odfw.com/wolves The Fish and Wildlife Commission is expected to vote on the Plan at its June 7 meeting in Salem. Once adopted, the Plan will be the third edition of the Wolf Plan, which was first adopted in 2005 after […]
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F&G Commission adjusts wolf hunt in two units

F&G Commission adjusts wolf hunt in two units

Meeting by conference call on April 11, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission set seasons for migratory game birds for 2019-20, and amended wolf hunting seasons in Units 51 and 50 for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons. The seasons for migratory game birds will remain mostly the same as the 2018-19 seasons, with a few […]
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Wolves Pictured in Media Campaign Were Legally Harvested

Wolves Pictured in Media Campaign Were Legally Harvested

Anchorage – Alaska Wildlife Troopers have determined that 10 wolves pictured in a pair of photographs currently being distributed to news media and on social media were harvested legally. Investigation has determined the animals were taken in Game Management Unit 13B and not in the Healy area as alleged. The Alaska Department of Fish and […]
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2017 GMU 2 Wolf Harvest Quota Announced

2017 GMU 2 Wolf Harvest Quota Announced

CRAIG, Alaska — Biologists with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service, announce that the GMU 2 wolf harvest quota for regulatory year (RY) 2017 will be set at 46 wolves. ADF&G and the U.S. Forest Service currently manage wolves on Prince of Wales and associated islands, […]
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Oregon Wolf and Cougar Management Plan Reviews

Oregon Wolf and Cougar Management Plan Reviews

SALEM, Ore. — The Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet Thursday and Friday, Oct. 6-7, in La Grande to be briefed on the Wolf and Cougar Management Plan reviews. The meeting agenda is online at http://www.dfw.state.or.us/agency/commission/minutes/16/10_oct/index.asp. Thursday’s meeting is a field tour of the Starkey Experimental Forest which includes a look at ODFW research projects. […]
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