View Post

Tribal Group Petitions For Wolf Protection Zone | Wyoming Public Media

In IUCNCongress, Oppose Welfare Ranching, Protect The Wolves, Protect Yellowstones Wolves by Twowolves15 Comments

A national tribal conservation group is proposing that Wyoming create a 31-mile “sacred resources protection zone” around Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks where wolves can’t be hunted. The group, Protect the Wolves, has reached out to the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho in Wyoming for support. Both tribes told Wyoming Public Radio that they are still evaluating the proposal. …

These false estimates “have obscured the magnitude of poaching as the major threat to endangered wolf populations.

In Oppose Welfare Ranching, Protect The Wolves, Sacred Resource Protection Zone by Twowolves2 Comments

Wolf Poaching is not something happening only in distant regions   Three sentence summary: Poaching is not something happening only in distant regions, it is the most common cause of wolf mortality in every population where it has been measured accurately. During the period U.S. wolves were listed under the ESA, the relative importance of poaching was systematically and substantially under-estimated …

View Post

Study suggests officials underestimate wolf poaching

In Protect Mexican Gray Wolves, Protect The Wolves, Protect Wolves in Colorado by TwowolvesLeave a Comment

By Rebecca Moss The New Mexican In February, an adult male from the Dark Canyon Pack, a Mexican gray wolf troop that roams through the west-central countryside of the Gila National Forest, was found dead. It had stalked an expanse of federal land that borders Catron County, where livestock frequently become prey, with roughly three cows killed each month and …

View Post

Petition asking for YNP wolf hunting buffer | Local News |

In IUCNCongress, Protect The Wolves, Protect Wyoming Grizzlies, Protect Wyoming Wolves by Twowolves8 Comments

Referring to wolves as “a sacred resource,” a Native American lobbying group last Wednesday delivered a petition to Game and Fish at a public informational session in Laramie. The Protect the Wolves Pack is asking the department and the Game and Fish Commission to draw a 31-mile no-hunting buffer zone around Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks when it arranges …