Photo of Lynne Stone

There have been a lot of Gillette.

Lynne Stone conducting “wolf education”  All rights reserved.

There are cracker shells in the shotgun to scare away the wolves if they are near livestock. It has been highly successful, with essentially no lost livestock in the territory of the Basin Butte Pack despite thousands of AUMs from late spring, summer and fall.  Proactive work can greatly reduce conflict between wolves and livestock.






  1. Linda Hunter Avatar

    Thank you Ralph . . good picture. She looks competent, strong and I hope to meet her someday.


Dr. Ralph Maughan is professor emeritus of political science at Idaho State University. He was a Western Watersheds Project Board Member off and on for many years, and was also its President for several years. For a long time he produced Ralph Maughan’s Wolf Report. He was a founder of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition. He and Jackie Johnson Maughan wrote three editions of “Hiking Idaho.” He also wrote “Beyond the Tetons” and “Backpacking Wyoming’s Teton and Washakie Wilderness.” He created and is the administrator of The Wildlife News.

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