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Conservation groups angry; Wyoming wolf population delisted-

Wyoming politicians were the ones most opposed to the restoration of wolves to the American Northern Rocky mountains.  They filed numerous lawsuits against the program, which they generally lost. Now they have won. The Obama Administration has delisted wolves in Wyoming, and a hunting season beginning Oct. 1 will begin […]

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Wyoming wolf population is stable and depredations of livestock low-

Mike Jimenez manages the wolves in Wyoming outside of Yellowstone National Park. He works for the federal government. This is because Wyoming wolves are not yet delisted from the protection of the endangered species act. Jimenez has just released the latest statistics and details of […]

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The final peer review report commissioned by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and conducted by Atkins, a global consulting firm, who enlisted 5 prominent biologists to review and comment on  Wyoming’s Gray Wolf Management Plan, has found that the Plan is deficient primarily because of its vagueness with regard to maintaining […]

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The Kind of Article We Used To See About Personal Courage and Commitment-

Oprah Magazine, O, is running a lengthy and well written article about wolves in NW Wyoming. These are the Wyoming wolves that do not live in the protected, though relatively small, confines of Yellowstone National Park.  It is a story about one […]

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It should be obvious that while wolves will be absolutely protected in GTNP, the Park is so small it is almost meaningless-

All of Grand Teton’s wolf packs spend some, usually most of their time outside the Park, so Grand Teton’s concerns are much more likely to be valid than DOI’s, which is treating wolves […]

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Commission moves quickly on plan, but transfer to state has to wait for Wyoming legislature to meet (2012)-

As expected the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission acted rapidly to approve the proposed Wyoming wolf management plan. Information available does not indicate whether ay changes were made in the plan when it was adopted.

Wyoming cannot […]

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Six packs use the Park, but none year round-

Under the Wyoming wolf plan being developed, the wolves of Yellowstone and Grand Teton are to be protected from hunting, but only when they are inside the Parks. Grand Teton is a small Park. The Park’s superintendent points this out in his official comment on the […]

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Draft Game and Fish wolf management program emphasizes elk, very small wolf population-

Wyoming Game and Fish, anticipating federal delisting of the wolf in Wyoming, has a new draft wolf plan out for public comment.

Comments are sought on how the wolves will be managed in the wolf “trophy […]

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Federal government still doing WY wolf reports-

Although the state of Wyoming seems almost guaranteed to take over wolf management in Wyoming in the future, the federal government still manages wolves in the state and the population remains healthy at 19 packs (adult wolves with 2+ pups), and they cause little trouble with livestock. The […]

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Okay, so you want to kill a wolf in a creative way. No Problem, if you’re in Wyoming. Wanna kill one by pulling it apart with horses? You’re good in Wyoming. Wanna poison one? You’re good in Wyoming. Wanna shoot it with a poison dart? You’re good in Wyoming. Wanna kill one by strapping dynamite […]

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May 2021


‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey