In defense of wolves

  Longtime visitors know I’ve written a lot about wolves in the western U.S., their reintroduction, the removal of their endangered status, and their slaughter by western hunters and ranchers. […]


It’s fladry vs wolves in Oregon

Until today, fladry was not a part of my vocabulary, but it certainly is now. Fladry, it seems, is one of the nonlethal methods Oregon ranchers are employing to keep […]


NatGeo revisits Yellowstone wolves

Those interested in gray wolves in the western U.S. will enjoy a new program on National Geographic’s Wild channel. The Expedition Wild episode “Inside the Wolf Pack” offers a look […]

Western wolves mean water

Restoring wolves to Yellowstone National Park has brought an unexpected benefit — wetlands. When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone in 1995, naturalists hoped to get more wolves. And they did. […]

Great news for wolves

I just received an email from Defenders of Wildlife, although I am not a member. It states, in part: As a result of a lawsuit brought in federal court by […]

Idaho killing wolves from choppers

Sounds like the hunters out west are determined to eradicate all the wolves, by any means available, before they can be relisted as endangered. A Defenders of Wildlife mailing today […]

Salazar removes protection for gray wolves

Funny the things you don’t see in the national news. There was a big hurrah about Pres. Obama putting a hold on George Bush’s last minute “midnight regulations,” which included […]