Latest Wolves News

Groups: Saving Mexican gray wolves requires new approach

Oct. 17, 2019 2:22 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Dozens of environmental groups and scientists have asked U.S. wildlife managers to rethink how they plan to ensure the survival of Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest. Following a loss in federal court last year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is crafting a new rule to guide...

Inslee seeks to reduce number of wolves killed in Washington

Oct. 5, 2019 11:40 AM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is seeking ways to reduce the number of wolves killed by the state. Inslee sent a letter Tuesday to the Department of Fish and Wildlife saying the statewide wolf management plan does not appear to be working in the Kettle River Range area of Ferry County,...

New wolfpack in western Oregon boasts 4 new pups

Oct. 4, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A newly established pack of wolves in Oregon has something to howl about. At least four pups have been born to the pack in the western part of the state, where they are still listed as endangered. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Friday that a photo from a trail camera...

State authorizes killing of some wolves in Grouse Flats pack

Sep. 24, 2019 11:23 AM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The state of Washington has authorized the killing of some wolves in the Grouse Flats pack in an effort to stop the pack from preying on cattle. Kelly Susewind, director of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, on Tuesday authorized the incremental killing of members of the...

3 wolves moved to Isle Royale, helping rebuild population

Sep. 20, 2019 4:00 PM EDT

HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — Officials say four gray wolves from Michigan's Upper Peninsula were transported for resettlement in Isle Royale National Park to help restore the predator species on the Lake Superior island chain, though one of them died shortly after arriving. The National Park Service said Friday...