Wildlife Protection

Gaunt BLM Preps for Starvation Diet

Gaunt BLM Preps for Starvation Diet Buyouts to “Accelerate Attrition” While Meeting New Trump Agenda Washington, DC — An already thinning Bureau of Land Management is warned to gird for further staff cutbacks, with possible buyouts if Trump targets are not met,...

Grand Canyon Cattalo Control Welcome but Weak

Grand Canyon Cattalo Control Welcome but Weak Short-Term Reduction Leaves Hybrid Herd in Park & Long-Term Solution in Limbo Washington, DC — Grand Canyon National Park’s new plan to reduce its herd of cattle-hybridized bison by two thirds will lessen damage caused...

Wisconsin Coyote-Killing Contests Need Reining In

Wisconsin Coyote-Killing Contests Need Reining In Groups Push for Federal Intervention to Curb Endangered Species Act Violations Washington, DC — Wisconsin’s practice of allowing coyote-killing contests in the midst of habitat for federally-listed endangered gray...

Curbs Sought on Rogue Rancher to Abate Wolf Conflicts

Curbs Sought on Rogue Rancher to Abate Wolf Conflicts Washington Rancher Wiped Out 15% of State’s Wolves in Violation of Federal Rules Washington, DC — Washington’s largest cattle rancher has been wreaking havoc on gray wolves in violation of his U.S. Forest Service...

Wolves

War on Wolves and Science Having been eradicated from the lower 48 states due to unfettered hunting during the early twentieth century, gray wolves (Canis lupus) have been a hallmark species for the success of the Endangered Species Act. More than twenty years after...
Wolf-Livestock Avoidance

Wolf-Livestock Avoidance

As gray wolves return to their native habitat, some livestock operators have voiced alarm. These concerns can be put to rest by effective non-lethal control programs. In Washington State, for example, the Legislature launched an effort to better understand...