More Gros Ventre wolves targeted in Wyoming

Just when you think Wyoming could not get any worse,  today's news reveals that Brian Nesvik, Wyoming Game and Fish’s chief warden, now says the state is considering lowering the total wolf population goal in the Game and Fish’s managed “trophy game area.”   He and others complain there are fewer elk in the winter feedlot (disgusting elk farm)  Game and Fish Deputy Chief of Wildlife Doug Brimeyer, a former biologist, told his commissioners earlier this month that the wintertime elk exodus has been “emotional” for managers and others who have watched the changes. Yes, he said "emotional." Really? What about how [...]

Have a say on Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Strategic Plan Public Input Forum.

Now is your chance to have a say if you think Wyoming should be killing our essential keystone predators. You do not have to be from Wyoming to comment. Please be respectful, but you can be firm on your stance. Some of the questions Wyoming Fish and Game are asking the public are: What do you see as the most important issues or concerns related specifically to large carnivore/predator management (large carnivores in Wyoming include wolves, grizzly and black bears, and mountain lions)? Why? What direction should the Wyoming Game and Fish Department be going in with regard to hunting? [...]

A wolf that traveled from Wyoming to Montana was caught on video and shot later by a hunter

Each life that is taken hurts as much as the last. It makes us ill to know that in the state of Montana, anyone over the age of 12 can hunt wolves. Yes, you read that right, a twelve year old child. For a small fee of $19 for residents and $50 for non-residents, a precious life is taken at the hands of a sociopath. Wolf hunting season ends on February 28th 2018. Trappers are actually allowed to set traps within 1,000 feet of a designated campground or recreation site that is accessible by highway vehicle at any time of year. [...]

By | 2018-01-31T13:55:39+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Montana, Wyoming|3 Comments

Conflict between wolves and ranchers touches issues of conservationism and Native American rights- ABC News

Yellowstone and Teton Wolves need a Miracle in 2018, Join Us to make it Happen! A series of legislation and proposed legislation in Western states has advocates of wolf conservation concerned for the future of the animal as well as the country's respect for Native American rights, according to an advocate who spoke to ABC News. "Wolves are our sacred animals," said Roger Dobson, founder of the non-profit religious organization Protect the Wolves, and a member of Washington state's Cowlitz Tribe. "Our creators put wolves on the planet to perform a sacred task. [These laws] encourage people to treat them like vermin." The [...]