Wolves

Teenage wolves; petticoat rulers; Alaska’s permissive hunting
Teenage wolves; petticoat rulers; Alaska’s permissive hunting
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
Colorado throws wolves to the vote
Colorado throws wolves to the vote
Should democracy take over where science ends?
The penetrable wall; baffling thievery; unretiring outdoors
The penetrable wall; baffling thievery; unretiring outdoors
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
The land and a myth of mountain masculinity
The land and a myth of mountain masculinity
Joe Wilkins’ debut novel looks at male relationships, public lands, rural class and political divisions.
How partisan politics can make ballot measures undemocratic
How partisan politics can make ballot measures undemocratic
A fight over wolf management in Alaska shows how lawmakers can undermine citizen-led initiatives.
Can wolf reintroduction help stave off chronic wasting disease?
Can wolf reintroduction help stave off chronic wasting disease?
Proponents of Colorado’s initiative to reintroduce the predators suggest they could bolster herds against the disease.
The key to endangered species recovery? Communication.
The key to endangered species recovery? Communication.
A retired federal biologist says Trump’s Interior Department is more business as usual than critics claim.
An air crow; shutdown interlopers; coyote Happy Hour
An air crow; shutdown interlopers; coyote Happy Hour
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
The howl and death of Yellowstone wolf 926F
The howl and death of Yellowstone wolf 926F
A researcher’s mission to document the wild records the song of a famous Yellowstone canine.
Record number of endangered wolves found dead
Record number of endangered wolves found dead
The U.S. recovery program for Mexican gray wolves continues to struggle.
Interior is undoing a legacy of national park stewardship in Alaska
Interior is undoing a legacy of national park stewardship in Alaska
Unethical killing of bears and wolves is not responsible wildlife management.
Mixed-ancestry wolves are recolonizing the Pacific Northwest
Mixed-ancestry wolves are recolonizing the Pacific Northwest
Their combination of coastal and inland DNA could help them survive a changing climate.
When cattle go missing in wolf territory, who should pay the price?
When cattle go missing in wolf territory, who should pay the price?
A program to reimburse Oregon ranchers for livestock killed by wolves is in trouble.
What we have forgotten about the vilified gray wolf
What we have forgotten about the vilified gray wolf
The saga of O-Six lays bare the intricacies of a familiar, parallel society in wolves.
Latest: Final Mexican wolf plan released
Latest: Final Mexican wolf plan released
Feds intend to fix inbreeding but enviro groups call plan inadequate
Coexistence between wolves and livestock is a delusion
Coexistence between wolves and livestock is a delusion
When it comes to public lands, native wolves should get preference.
Rural communities can coexist with wolves. Here’s how.
Rural communities can coexist with wolves. Here’s how.
The success of Washington’s collaborative wolf management is seldom celebrated.
Washington continues to kill wolves that prey on livestock
Washington continues to kill wolves that prey on livestock
The state’s increasing wolf population is creating a tangle between advocates, ranchers and politicians.
Latest: A new push to ban predator poisoning
Latest: A new push to ban predator poisoning
Cyanide meant for coyotes also kills dogs and eagles, and injures people
How a ruling on gray wolves could impact grizzlies
How a ruling on gray wolves could impact grizzlies
A precedent-setting decision on endangered species recovery echoes East to West.
Don’t fear wolves and grizzlies — respect them.
Don’t fear wolves and grizzlies — respect them.
Predators continue to be shot in the West despite their known ecological value.
Good management starts with science
Good management starts with science
Should decisions on wildlife be made at the ballot box — or by experts?
Latest: Mexican wolves are about to get wild
Latest: Mexican wolves are about to get wild
An appeal court ruling allows wolves more room to roam in New Mexico.
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