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  • In the field with a Montana couple hunting wolves

    In the field with a Montana couple hunting wolves

    Amid bitter controversy over allowing hunters and trappers to reduce wolf populations, a Montana couple is dedicated to their hunt.

  • Alaska ho!

    Alaska ho!

    High Country News ventures into the rocky terrain of Alaska's wildlife politics.

  • Craig Medred on predator-prey science

    Craig Medred on predator-prey science

    Both proponents and opponents of predator control claim to have science on their side. But the actual science -- and all of its complexities -- is often lost in the debate.

  • Politics, prejudice and predators

    In Predatory Bureaucracy, Michael J. Robinson traces the history of the U.S. Biological Survey, particularly its war on wolves

  • Wolf pack wiped out for ‘surplus killing’

    Although the Cook pack was destroyed by federal wildlife agents after the wolves killed 70 sheep north of McCall, Idaho, both environmentalists and the Fish and Wildlife Service say the wolf program is doing well

  • Wandering into wolf territory

    In his book Vicious: Wolves and Men in America, Jon T. Coleman explores the history of how the wolf was slowly transformed from vermin to be cruelly slaughtered into a noble calendar pinup

  • Predator control looks a lot different on the ground

    Bonnie Kline says Wildlife Services, the federal agency in charge of predator control, helps keep rural economies alive.

  • Palin, politics, and Alaska predator control

    Palin, politics, and Alaska predator control

    Alaska's politicians and scientists wrestle over how to manage big game and the predators that prey on it.

  • Lion plan draws heat from scientists, enviros

    The Oregon state Department of Fish and Wildlife wants to cut mountain lion numbers by as much as 40 percent over the next five years

  • How my thoughts on wolves have changed

    How my thoughts on wolves have changed

    An Alaskan who loves wolves has come to believe that aggressive predator control is often necessary.

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