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Wolf Hunting Season Now Closed

Montana’s Wolf hunting season closed Tuesday with hunters and trappers killing 272, the fewest in the last four years. Fish Wildlife and Parks’ annual population estimate will not be compiled and released until this summer. Last year that estimate pegged populations at about 1,200 animals a statewide number officials say has been r...

Wolves Killed In Region 3 Surpass Limit

Three more wolves were killed in southwestern Montana’s Region 3 hunting district where Yellowstone National Park visitor com to see them even after   Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks closed the season there on February 17th when the 82-wolf quota was reached. So far this winter 25 wolves known to park officials have been killed in Montana, Wyo...

Wolf Hunting & Trapping Season Closed In Region 3

The hunting and trapping of wolves in Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ Region 3 (southwest Montana) closed today. Last month, the Fish and Wildlife Commission voted to close wolf hunting and trapping in Region 3 upon the harvest of 82 wolves in the region. With the hunting and trapping season closed, trappers in the region must remove their...

Wolf Hunting Suspension Denied

Lewis and Clark County District Court Judge Michael McMahon has denied the request of two wildlife advocacy groups to suspend parts of Montana’s wolf hunting regulations while litigation plays out over their implementation. The groups allege Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks and the Fish and Wildlife Commission failed to abide by the legally req...

Wolf Trapping Closed In Southwest Montana

The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission has voted to stop wolf hunting and trapping in southwest Montana when 82 wolves are killed five more than had been taken by hunter or trappers by Friday. The area was previously managed under low quotas to limit taking of wolves important for the park’s tourism industry. National Park Service officials ...

Sentaor Tester Comments On Emergency Gray Wolf Request

21 U.S. Senators asked Interior Secretary Deb Halland Thursday to shield wolves from being killed for 240 days while permanent protections are considered. The request is in response to Republican-backed state laws in Montana and Idaho that make it easier to kill the predators. Senator Jon Tester was not among those who made the request but sta...

3 Wolves Killed During 1st Week Oh Hunting Season

The most viewed wolf pack in the world lost three of its members to Montana hunters in Yellowstone National Park during the first week of the hunting season in September. In a press release Monday, Park Superintendent Cam Sholly said these wolves are part of the park’s balanced ecosystem and represent one of the special parts of the park...