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While the Western Wolf Coalition does not embrace wolf hunting, we recognize that the public hunting of wolves will be a regular component of wolf management. It is important to voice your support for wolves, and to remind the Departments and Commissioners to manage wolves conservatively, using the best available science.
WHAT YOU CAN DO:
Write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper.
Contact the Idaho Department of Fish & Game
Contact the Idaho Department of Fish & Game Commissioners directly
Contact Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Contact Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commissioners directly
STATE WEBSITE WOLF PAGES:
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks wolf page
Idaho Fish and Game wolf page
Wyoming Game & Fish wolf page
Washington Fish & Wildlife wolf page
Oregon Fish and Wildlife wolf page
Utah Division of Wildlife wolf page
California Fish and Wildlife wolf page
CLICK HERE FOR A GRAY WOLF RECOVERY INFOGRAPHIC FROM DEFENDERS OF WILDLIFE
CLICK HERE TO VIEW A WOLF CONSERVATION VIDEO FROM WILD EARTH GUARDIANS
MONTANANS SPEAK OUT FOR WOLVES
Hundreds of Montanans have recorded their statements in support of wolf recovery. Hunters, ranchers, biologists, and business owners know the value of having healthy wolf populations and the importance of protecting their future.
By SAMANTHA WRIGHT, September 11, 2013 - Boise State Public Radio
Ever since wolves were re-introduced in Idaho in 1995, they’ve been in the spotlight. No matter where you stand on wolves, their re-introduction remains a story unto itself. Suzanne Stone remembers the day the first four wolves were released in Idaho. She was there. Stone, who's been an advocate of wolves for 25 years, told her story to Debbie Courson Smith inside the StoryCorps booth in Boise.
By EXPRESS STAFF, September 20, 2013 - Idaho Mountain Express
Most residents of California, Oregon and Washington believe wolves should continue to be protected under the Endangered Species Act, according to a new poll released by the nonprofit organization Defenders of Wildlife.
Guest Opinion by AMAROQ WEISS, September 15, 2013 - The Seattle Times
As Washington state lawmakers and wildlife managers fine-tune the state’s wolf conservation and management plan, they need only look to the nation’s capital for some tips on what not to do.
By MAUREEN HACKETT, September 8, 2013 - The StarTribune
The recent article, “Despite wins, Minnesota’s endangered species list up by 180” (Aug. 20, 2013) quotes the Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) endangered species coordinator as stating, “We’ve got to learn how to manage species on a larger scale.”
By DOUG TOMPKINS and PETER METCALF, September 7, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
Wildlands need their full complement of species to maintain their ecological integrity. Thus it has been heartening to see the gray wolf repopulate the rugged northern Rockies and expansive western Great Lakes in recent years.