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Washington House committee OKs bill to move wolves – Washington 

  OLYMPIA — Legislation directing the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to move wolves from east to west passed the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee Feb. 1. The bill, sponsored by northeast Washington Rep. Joel Kretz, was supported by urban lawmakers, but was opposed by Western Washington legislators whose rural districts would be candidates for receiving wolves. “This is a difficult one for me. I may be a lone wolf on this one and be a ‘no’ vote. I understand why the bill is needed. and I think it’s going to pass here today, and so let’s call [...]

Red wolves may be going extinct in the wild — again – The Washington Post

This sprawling mix of swamp and forest is the only place in the world where red wolves live in the wild, and on a breezy afternoon Ron Sutherland set out to find one. He drove an SUV slowly on lumpy dirt roads for nearly four hours, scanning spindly trees, murky canals, green thickets and muck. Two other sharp-eyed conservationists helping to search from the back seat also saw nothing. A second fruitless search the next morning left little doubt: The red wolf, which went extinct in the wild before the federal government managed to revive the species, is disappearing again, maybe forever. [...]

By | 2018-02-05T22:17:15+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Ban Grazing Allotments, Protect The Wolves|1 Comment

‘I just want out’: Large carnivore conservation lab director opens up about relationship with WSU 

Robert Wielgus’s black motorcycle jacket, bike chain necklace, skull-shaped ring and black cowboy hat stand out on a subdued Tuesday morning in a Moscow coffee shop. Wielgus made the town his home about three years ago after moving from Pullman. It was around the same time he was beginning his research on wolves. He has since been at the center of a whirlwind of conflict with his employer, Washington State University. “I much prefer Moscow than Pullman,” Wielgus said. “I’m a pariah in Pullman. I’m like plutonium. No one will go near me.” Wielgus, a WSU professor and director of [...]

WDFW Failed miserably last year

  WDFW Failed miserably last year, and appears to be on the same path again wasting more dollars on a useless Facilitator to begin with. We formally requested last June to participate in WDFWs Range Rider Program. To date their has been no response.  All of WDFWs management need to be replaced! Hopefully this year they actually get deterrents out as stated when they were caught last year lying by our Huckleberry picker.   Update on Washington Wolves Latest reports on key wolf activities, conservation efforts, and management actions Monthly Wolf Report – January 2018 Published Feb. 1, 2018 This [...]

By | 2018-02-01T21:54:03+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Ban Grazing Allotments, Protect The Wolves|1 Comment