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Showing blog entries tagged as: Washington's wolves
Ranchers in wolf country finding continued success with range riding

Ranchers in wolf country finding continued success with range riding

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Dec 18, 2014 08:55 AM |

Six Washington ranchers involved in a Conservation Northwest program to prevent conflicts between wolves and livestock using range riders lost no sheep or cows to predators during the 2014 season, despite grazing their herds in the territory of confirmed wolf packs.

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Wolf Science Panel at the University of Washington

Wolf Science Panel at the University of Washington

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Dec 03, 2014 12:55 PM |

As wolves continue to recover in the Pacific Northwest, and as state agencies move towards the management phases of wolf recovery, Conservation Northwest, along with the Pacific Wolf Coalition and the University of Washington, recently had the opportunity to bring together some of North America's leading wolf experts to discuss ways to recover and manage gray wolves using the best available science, as well as experience from other states.

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USFWS Investigating Dead Wolf in the Teanaway

USFWS Investigating Dead Wolf in the Teanaway

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Oct 31, 2014 08:45 AM |

A mature female wolf was found dead this week within the territory of the Teanaway Pack northeast of Cle Elum. Because wolves remain federally listed as Endangered in Washington’s Cascades, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents are investigating the incident.

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Alleged Wolf Poaching in Whitman County

Alleged Wolf Poaching in Whitman County

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Oct 22, 2014 12:40 PM |

Based on the information currently available, we believe this to be a flagrant violation of state law that warrants appropriately severe penalties if the offender is found guilty.

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Speak up for Washington’s Wolves in Lynnwood on Oct. 14

Speak up for Washington’s Wolves in Lynnwood on Oct. 14

This coming Tuesday, October 14th from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. WDFW will host a public meeting on wolf management in Room 1EF of the Lynnwood Convention Center.

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Aug. 29th Update on Huckleberry Pack

Aug. 29th Update on Huckleberry Pack

As the Huckleberry Wolf Pack situation continues to evolve, Conservation Northwest has been in regular communication with the office of Governor Jay Inslee, our elected leaders in the state legislature and Department of Fish and Wildlife officials. We have also been receiving direct updates from agency specialists and independent wolf experts working on the ground at the incident site in Stevens County.

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Statement on Huckleberry Wolf Pack Depredations

Statement on Huckleberry Wolf Pack Depredations

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Aug 25, 2014 12:50 PM |

Conservation Northwest is disturbed by conflict occurring between the members of the Huckleberry Wolf Pack and a sheep herd in Stevens County. We have been contacted by Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) and informed that up to four members of the pack will be killed.

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Summer News from the Range

Summer News from the Range

Posted by Chase Gunnell at Jun 27, 2014 10:35 PM |

Ranchers have begun turning out cows and calves onto seasonal grazing lands. Some of those lands overlap with territory home to Washington’s recovering wolves. And that’s where you’ll find livestock under the watchful eye of range riders co-sponsored by Conservation Northwest.

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Fladry protects wolves and livestock in Teanaway

Fladry protects wolves and livestock in Teanaway

A non-lethal wolf mitigation tool that's centuries-old is helping prevent wolf-livestock conflict in the Teanaway Valley this spring. And Conservation Northwest staff and volunteers were happy to lend a hand to the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife to put it in place.

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$7500 reward offered for illegal wolf killing

$7500 reward offered for illegal wolf killing

Posted by Erin Moore at Feb 21, 2014 03:37 PM |

The illegally killed wolf was once part of the Smackout Pack in northeast Washington. Today, Conservation Northwest and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced a reward for up to $7,500 to anyone who can offer information leading to the conviction of the person or persons involved in the illegal killing of a female collared gray wolf.

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