Monthly Archives: April 2016

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U.S. Fish And Wildlife Plans To Kill All 16 In Dell Creek Wolf Pack 

We need to come together for wolves everywhere! Wyoming needs to be shut down!! A wolf pack in Western Wyoming has been evading the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service after killing as many as ten cattle this winter. U.S. Fish and Wildlife wolf coordinator Mike Jimenez says efforts to reduce the pack size failed to stop livestock killing and now the plan is to kill all 16 wolves in the pack. He says it’s the second wolf pack in the area to cause problems. Just last month, another pack killed 19 adult elk at a feeding ground. Jimenez says the [...]

By | 2016-04-21T15:13:21+00:00 April 21st, 2016|Wyoming|2 Comments

‘Wolf lovers’ live in Portland, while wolves live in Eastern Oregon:

An article from George Murdock... clearly with a rancher attitude on dispersing Wolf Population.... Go Figure.....Murdock is chair of the Umatilla County Board of Commissioners. Wildlife officials kill wolves: I was interested in the letter from Bill Stevenson (April 8), who comments on the "slaughter" of four wolves in the Imnaha area of Eastern Oregon. Stevenson refers to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's "slavish deference to ranchers and hunters." I suspect he has never personally witnessed the carcass of a calf or a lamb that has been attacked by wolves. Stevenson suggests the introduction of more scientific evidence by environmental groups [...]

By | 2016-04-20T19:37:40+00:00 April 20th, 2016|Oregon|0 Comments

Man who shot two wolves in Whitehorse subdivision a threat to residents, fined $6,500 

WHITEHORSE — A Yukon man who illegally killed two wolves in a residential area of Whitehorse has been fined $6,500. Clayton Thomas, 35, was also handed a two-year hunting ban by a territorial court judge. Minutes before being sentenced, Thomas told the judge he was protecting his family when he shot the animals in 2013. The Tahltan First Nation member argued at trial that he had inherent aboriginal rights to hunt and harvest wolves in the Whitehorse area. Judge Donald Luther ruled last December that Thomas had not proven such a right. He convicted him of hunting wolves in an [...]

By | 2016-04-20T19:29:34+00:00 April 20th, 2016|Yukon|0 Comments

Filmmaker to screen documentary ‘Stories of Wolves’ on Sunday

Filmmaker Elke Duerr will screen her feature-length documentary, “Stories of Wolves: The Lobo Returns” at 6 p.m. Sunday in the Light Hall Theater on the WNMU campus. A question-and-answer session with Duerr will follow the screening and she will tell stories from her field work with the wolves. Suggested donation at the door is $10. The event is open to the public. Duerr visited Aldo Leopold Charter School Wednesday morning and screened a shorter version of the film for students. “The 12-minute version is more conducive for the school setting,” Duerr said. “The students were very interested in the story [...]

By | 2016-04-20T19:20:30+00:00 April 20th, 2016|National|0 Comments