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North Pole man cited for shooting wolf from truck across highway 

FAIRBANKS — A 29-year-old North Pole man is accused of firing a rifle across the Parks Highway from inside a truck in order to shoot a wolf. A wildlife trooper spotted Samuel Kendall dragging a dead wolf across the highway at about 3:25 p.m. Friday in the Healy area, according to a Sunday news release from troopers. Troopers concluded Kendall shot from inside his truck while he was parked on the highway. Alaska hunting regulations prohibit shooting from a road, across a road or down a road. Kendall was also cited for hunting without a hunting license. Troopers seized the wolf and [...]

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 [...]

‘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 [...]

Conservationist Response to Custer Gallatin National Forest Wilderness Recommendations 

  We need to let the USFS hear from Us all. Please send your emails to the email listed below. Click the picture to be taken to all information. USFS needs to also consider  the value of tourism that Yellowstone brings to Montana. This area borders Yellowstone, and Our Proposed Sacred Resource Protection Zone needs to be seriously considered. Montana Game and Fish has not even bothered to respond yet. Conservationist Response to Custer Gallatin National Forest Wilderness Recommendations by GEORGE WUERTHNER on FEBRUARY 1, 2018 The Custer Gallatin National Forest a key part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. And is revising its Forest [...]