Wolves

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 Latest: Wyoming’s wolf delisting thrown out
The Latest: Wyoming’s wolf delisting thrown out
A U.S. District Court hands management back to the feds.
Sweeping new rule for Alaska’s predator control
Sweeping new rule for Alaska’s predator control
Federal versus state wildlife politics get even hotter.
Former governor Tony Knowles on Alaska's predator policies
Wolf pups, and the return of wild wonder
Wolf pups, and the return of wild wonder
OR-7’s family shows us there’s still something wild about California.
The Latest: Wild Mexican wolf pups born in Sierra Madre
The Latest: Wild Mexican wolf pups born in Sierra Madre
The species still struggles on both sides of the border.
Infographic: Hey, Wildlife Services — what did you kill?
Alaska’s wildlife war
Alaska’s wildlife war
The federal government pushes back as the state ramps up control of wolves and other predators.
Against all odds, wolf OR7 may have found a mate
Adventure travel vs. conservation
Adventure travel vs. conservation
A conversation with outdoor entrepreneur Bill Bryan.
Man's (and livestock's) best friend
A Montana group trains dogs to keep predators and livestock out of trouble
Wolf on a picnic table
Wolf on a picnic table
Is a more-or-less trained and captive wolf anything at all like a truly wild wolf?
Billboard battles don't help much
Billboard battles don't help much
Extreme rhetoric about wolves, whether pro or con, doesn't help solve the problems around the issue.
Wildlife wars
There’s fighting over the endangered status of wolves, sage grouse, etc., and protecting wildlife from drilling.
Video: Still howling wolf
Video: Still howling wolf
The passionate and complicated feelings people have about living with wolves in the Northern Rockies.
Drilling, wolves, guns and plutonium
“Drill here, drill now!” on the ground and in Western politics; Northern Rockies wolves protected again – and on the move; Obama backs Second Amendment; gas pains in the West; plutonium spill in Boulder.
Don’t call plugging wolves hunting
Derek Goldman criticizes Wyoming’s policy that allows wolves to be shot on sight.
Agency probes wolf-baiting claims
Reintroduction program now clouded by investigation
Last chance for the Lobo
Mexican Wolves in Catron County, New Mexico struggle to survive in the midst of underfunding, inbreeding, and hostile local ranchers.
Wolves have a reputation that’s larger than life
Some hunters are blaming the Big Bad Wolf for a decline in the northern Yellowstone elk herd, but Dan Whipple points out that recent weather – and Montana hunting policy – are more likely to be responsible.
Two weeks in the West
Forest Service faces budget cuts; Rural Schools Act dies; local governments may have to pay more firefighting costs; user fees upheld; grazing fees go down; Klamath dams may fall; livestock killed by wolves, and wolves killed; and UFOs in the West.
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