Wolf kills a calf in Colorado, the first confirmed kill after predator’s reintroduction

by The Associated Press Thu, April 4th 2024  DENVER — A wolf has killed a calf in Colorado, wildlife officials said Wednesday, confirming the first livestock kill after 10 of the predators were controversially reintroduced in December to the aggrievement of the state’s rural residents. Colorado Parks and Wildlife confirmed after an investigation that the wounds of…

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What deer and wolf numbers in Bayfield County reveal about Wisconsin wildlife policy debates

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has released its 2023 figures for that season’s deer hunt harvest, the state’s estimated wolf population and depredation payments, illustrating the complex trends central to the politics of regulating a controversial and charismatic animal. By Nathan Denzin | Here & Now (PBS Wisconsin) Deer hunting comes up a lot when people…

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Hunters React To Wisconsin Governor Evers’ Wolf Management Veto

On Friday, March 31st, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers vetoed 41 bills which had been passed by the state’s legislature. Among the vetoed bills was Senate Bill, SB139, which would have set a target population goal for the gray wolf which would have helped manage the state’s out-of- control and currently unmanaged wolf population. The veto…

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Biden admin accelerates plan to unleash grizzly bears near rural community over widespread local opposition

Fox News by Thomas Catenacci Releasing the apex predator into the region will improve ‘social tolerance’ of the species, the Biden administration said. Wildlife expert Tom Nelson weighs in on the Biden administration’s reported plan to release grizzly bears in a federally-managed forest area near communities in Washington on ‘Jesse Watters Primetime. We’re prioritizing apex…

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