From Center for Biological Diversity – Tell Congress To Protect Wolves in the Lower 48! DEADLINE MARCH 1st

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March 1, 2013

Please sign the deadline is today!!

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Urge U.S. Fish and Wildlife to Keep Existing Protections for Gray Wolves

 http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/campaigns/gray_wolves/pdfs/Dear_Colleague_Gray_Wolf_Letter.pdf

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Wolf recovery across the United States is in jeopardy

In the past two years, federal protections for wolves have been removed in the northern Rocky Mountains and western Great Lakes, leaving management decisions to individual states. States in these regions have approved aggressive hunting and trapping seasons designed to drastically reduce recently recovered populations. In 2012 alone, more than 1,200 wolves were killed in these two regions under the state plans. State management programs are as gruesome as they are ineffectual.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife now wants to remove protections for wolves in remaining lower 48 states — including the Pacific Northwest, California, the southern Rocky Mountains and Northeast – even though wolves are just beginning to recover in these areas.

Right now members of Congress are willing to take action to defend wolves in the greater United States. U.S. Representatives Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) are circulating a letter to the Service opposing the hasty removal of wolf protections. U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) has already signed on as a lead co-signatory.

Please call your member of Congress today at (202) 224-3121. Tell him or her to oppose the removal of Endangered Species Act protections for wolves in the lower 48 states and to sign onto Reps. DeFazio, Markey and Grijalva’s letter to the Fish and Wildlife Service. Then use the form below to send a letter to your Representative today.

Click HERE to visit Center For Biological Diversity and sign letter!

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Posted in: Wolf Wars, Endangered Species Act

Tags: Tell Congress Protect wolves, Center For Biological Diversity, Rep. Grijalva, Rep. Peter DeFazio, Rep. Ed Markey, take action for wolves, wolf recovery jeopardized

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About Elk….

This is a repost from 2009 but I could have written it yesterday. We’re still stuck in the same paradigm we were 4 years ago. The only thing that’s changed is the viciousness of the campaign to exterminate the wolf.

December 3, 2009

The wolf debate has become intrinsically tied to elk numbers and endless conversations and arguments revolve around this subject. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation trumpeted, in an April 09 press release, that wild elk populations were higher in twenty-three states  then they were twenty-five years ago, when the organization started.  YET, those facts don’t sit well with some people, who refuse to believe wolves aren’t decimating elk.  I can’t recall  how many times I’ve heard elk hunters say……Well elk may be thriving in one part of my state but their numbers are down in another area.  Or elk are harder to hunt….etc.  I agree elk are harder to hunt because they’re on high alert, acting more like, ELK.  They browse and move, browse and move. It makes hunting them more difficult but when you have a high-powered rifle and the advantage of surprise I’m not going to feel sorry if you don’t bag an elk.  It’s not the responsibility of wildlife viewers to be concerned about the success of elk hunters.

Wolf recovery and wolves presence in the Northern Rockies is not about elk hunters or hunting in general, although many people want it to be.  It’s about wolves fulfilling their role in our wild places. It’s about tolerance and allowing the wolf to be the wild animal, apex predator they are, to do their job in culling ungulates and making herds stronger, what they’ve been doing for millennia.

“The dance of life and death between predator and prey makes many of us uncomfortable, and yet, prey species are also benefiting from the return of the wolf. Unlike human hunters who target healthy adult animals, wolves cull the sick and elderly from elk, deer, moose and bison herds, reducing the spread of disease and keeping the prey population as a whole healthier.”

“It’s important to remember that predators and prey evolved in lockstep together over millions of years,”  Marin Humane Society

It’s also not about conducting polls to see if  hunters are happy with wolves, or whether hunters think there are enough elk. It may be important in their world but the majority of Americans don’t hunt.

US Fish & Wildlife 2006 figures report there were 12.5 million hunters nationally with expenditures of 22.9 billion dollars.

BUT

Wildlife Watchers numbered 71.1 million and generated 45.7 billion dollars. Does it make sense that wildlife watchers have so little input in how wildlife is managed, when wildlife viewers outnumber hunters by such a large margin and generate more revenue?

Wolves have been persecuted for well over a  hundred years in the West, they were exterminated once for ranching interests by the feds.  It wasn’t until the advent of the Endangered Species Act that wolves slowly began to recover. Now the ESA is being attacked, with threats to re-write it and exclude gray wolves. The war against wolves knows no bounds. This is a perfect example of why wolves must be protected against scapegoating and persecution.

It’s constantly repeated wolves were forced on Idaho and Montana by the reintroduction program in 1995 but wolves dispersed to Glacier National Park  long before they were brought back to Yellowstone and Central Idaho by the feds.

Almost any discussion about wolves is accompanied by a critique of elk or livestock. If by some miracle we could move past these two issues and realize the wolf is a top predator that has a role to play in nature.  If emotion was replaced with science that tells us the  disappearance of apex predators around the world is causing ecosystem collapse, the science that shows the benefit wolves bring to ecosystems they inhabit, we could make progress in ending this battle.

Don’t get me wrong, I like elk, they are beautiful creatures.  Of course I like my elk living and breathing but the material point is, it’s not about elk.  It’s about wolves and what’s in their interest. They’ve been so demonized but in reality wolves are animals, the direct ancestors of our beloved dogs.There is no reason to assign motives to their behavior.  They are doing what they were born to do.

Somehow the focus must be shifted from elk, hunting, ranching, livestock and outfitters to the benefit of having apex predators on the landscape.

The dialogue concerning elk declines or increases is irrelevant to most Americans. What’s important in nature is balance, not picking one species over another. By manipulating elk numbers state game agencies have elevated elk to a god like status, woe to any predator that dares to interfere with their mission. Their transparent dislike for wolves is palpable. Neither USFWS nor the states have shown the wolf any consideration, which is evident in the way they kill entire packs including puppies. As long as this outdated mindset continues to dominant “wildlife management”, where the only priority seems to be how many prey animals are available for hunters to kill, wolves will never be safe or any predator for that matter.  What will it take to deliver the message to tone-deaf “wildlife managers’? It’s not about elk.

Photos: Wikimedia Commons and kewlwallpapers.com

Posted in:  elk flourishing among wolves, biodiversity, Canis lupus

Tags: wolf recovery, dispersing wolves, wolf myths, elk

Published in: on February 26, 2013 at 2:11 am  Comments (22)  
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Montana “Management Agencies” Called Out On Wolf Killing Practices….

Gray wolves the wilderness classroom

Jay Mallonee, a Montana wolf biologist, with over twenty years experience studying wolves,  has been trying to pry answers out of Montana wildlife agencies for years.  He asked them to explain their wolf counting methods and how they came to the conclusions they did, since he believes their methods are seriously flawed and they have no idea how many wolves actually reside in Montana.

His published paper, Hunting Wolves In Montana, Where Are The Data?   received this response from wildlife managers:

He wrote to them again, including a CC to Governor Bullock,  still searching for answers on why they are killing wolves.

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From: Jay Mallonee <info@wolfandwildlifestudies.com>
Subject: ActionLine article about Environmental Assessment
Date: January 27, 2013 10:02:57 PM MST
To: Mike Volesky <mvolesky@mt.gov>, john.e.steuber@aphis.usda.gov
Cc: governor@mt.gov

Enclosed is a PDF of my next article for Act’ionLine, the magazine published by Friends of Animals.  For the past two years I have been a contributor to this periodical in which I have written about my 20 years of researching wolves, both in the wild and captivity.  Therefore, the subject of wolf management constantly comes up.  The article is a partial review of the environmental assessment your agency co-authored entitled “Gray Wolf Damage Management in Montana for the Protection of Livestock, Other Domestic Animals, Human Safety, and Other Resources.”

Last year I published a scientific paper that reviewed the data in the annual reports provided by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.  Their reasons for killing wolves were the same reasons used in your environmental assessment, none of which were plausible or based in science, as MFWP has always maintained.  My article will be seen by the nation within the next month or so, and I wanted you to have the opportunity to comment on it beforehand.  Perhaps you will finally provide some reasonable explanation as to how you justify the killing of Montana’s wolves based on the reasons you present.  If you do chose to make comments, please provide evidence of your claims, such as data, data collection methods, scientific methodology to determine if your premise is accurate, etc.  My opinions in the article are based on the information provided in the environmental assessment.  Therefore, if you have comments such as, “You are wrong,” or “We disagree,” they will not be taken seriously unless substantial proof is provided.

The deadline for providing comments is Friday, February 8.

Sincerely,

Jay Mallonee
Wolf and Wildlife Studies

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Again he received this response:

What should Jay conclude from their silence?  What do you conclude? That their data is flawed? That they have no sound reason for killing wolves? That wolves are suffering and dieing in Montana for nothing?

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wolf pack in snow first nation

The Inhumanity Of Wolf Management

By Jay S. Mallonee

It seems that wolf management agencies have circled the wagons to produce a new government document that tries to justify the killing of wolves in Montana, over problems that barely exist. Their Environmental Assessment (EA) is entitled “Gray Wolf Damage Management in Montana for the Protection of Livestock, Other Domestic Animals, Human Safety, and Other Resources.” The title implies that wolves have created enough property damage and safety threat to justify management unity to deal with these “problems.”

Although local tribes and the Department of Agriculture gave their input, the main architects of the EA are the two agencies most responsible for wolf management. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (MFWP) creates and carries out state management policies, and the federal agency Wildlife Services (WS) does the killing. This organization has been criticized recently for their excessive slaughter of wildlife throughout the country. The EA provides the public with several potential alternatives for future wolf management, all involving varying degrees of WS involvement. As stated in the EA, the preferred option is Alternative 1, which is to continue with current management practices: kill many wolves in response to damage caused by only a few. This includes a 6-month public hunting season that involves trapping.

Last year I published a scientific paper that reviewed the government’s data on wolf management in Montana and their reasons for hunting wolves: reduce livestock depredation, and concerns about the wolves‘ effect on prey populations, especially elk (www.wolfandwildlifestudies.com/ researchpapers.php). Their justifications were proven to be statistically insignificant and were not consistent with their claim that science was used to reach management decisions. The EA is another version of the same thing, and describes a system in which wolves are a crop to be harvested for revenue and killed for sport. This mindset is at the core of wolf management. It uses little science and by ignoring the most current information about natural processes, wolf management fails to promote the conservation of intact ecosystems. Studies on animal emotions and intelligence are also ignored and wolf management produces an incomprehensible amount of suffering in our forests. Using the EA, let’s examine why this is true.

Who Are The Better Killers?

Those who oppose wolf management have often used morality as the basis of their arguments. They believe it is inhumane to kill wolves unless absolutely necessary, if at all. Given that hunting and trapping seasons are now in place, apparently MFWP and WS are not concerned about the morality of killing wolves. However, in the EA, they comment about wolves being taken inhumanely.

The EA states that lethal wolf management would occur regardless of whether WS is involved. Alternative 2 would require that WS use and provide advice on only nonlethal methods, although MFWP, tribes and private property owners could still kill wolves. Wildlife Services also states that the public could use less humane methods due to their frustration toward wolves and inexperience. Therefore the preferred method is to change nothing, meaning keep Alternative 1. As a result, WS would continue to remove problem wolves using the following methods: foothold traps, snares, ground shooting, denning (removing pups from the den by using “approved methods”), chemical immobilization with euthanasia, and aerial gunning.

Apparently WS believes they are better killers than a bigoted public. This coming from an agency that keeps track of the wolves they kill with symbols on the side of their planes. I would consider all of these methods to be inhumane. Even euthanized wolves had to be caught, either by foothold traps, snares, or chased down by aircraft. And it is not only physical suffering that wolves must contend with. My research has shown that the mental anguish from being chased by aircraft and shot produces its own unique suffering, such as post traumatic stress.

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From post-traumatic stress in a captive wolf to breaching whales in the Bering Sea, Jay Mallonee has studied the behavior of numerous animals. Through his business of Wolf and Wildlife Studies, he has researched the Fishtrap pack in northwest Montana for a decade and has written several scientific publications. Jay also wrote . . . Timber — A Perfect Life, an account of his sixteen-year relationship with a profound canine companion.

Please visit Jay’s website to read the full article!

http://www.wolfandwildlifestudies.com/index.php

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Top photo: Courtesy the wilderness classroom

Bottom photo: Courtesy First Nations

Posted in: Wolf Wars, Montana wolves

Tags: Jay Mallonee, wolf and wildlife studies, Hunting Wolves in Montana, Where Are The Data?, how many wolves in Montana?, The Inhumanity of Wolf Management

If this can be proven it will blow things wide open in Wisconsin, it’s unconscionable. To think wolves would be subjected to such horror when they are bound to their den sites awaiting the birth of their pups!

A similar situation was uncovered concerning Mexican gray wolves. Telemetry devices were given out to Southwestern ranchers when Mexican gray wolves were first reintroduced, apparently so ranchers would use them to keep track of any wolves approaching their cows. The USFWS handed out the telemetry to people who were no friend to the wolf.

“Don’t Give Wolf Opponents Tracking Frequencies”

https://howlingforjustice.wordpress.com/2010/07/20/dont-give-wolf-opponents-tracking-frequencies/

Wisconsin Wildlife Ethic-Vote Our Wildlife

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**UPDATE** Remember these are only allegations at this time, but they are backed up by some very serious statements from people with impeccable integrity. We will keep digging for more information, and update as more information becomes available. All of us are still trying to wrap our minds around this. 

 

Yesterday we were made aware of some very disturbing information. According to multiple reliable sources, with direct links to the the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, a DNR employee or employees have given confidential research data regarding the precise GPS coordinates of wolf dens to wolf hunters/hounders/trappers. The sources are reluctant to go on the record with this information, but if true it would answer many questions about this past falls wolf killing season.

One of the most common questions asked during the wolf killing season last fall was, “how are they killing them so quickly?” I…

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Published in: on February 22, 2013 at 1:05 pm  Comments (55)  

Cold Warriors: Wolves and Buffalo | PBS

Click HERE to watch full episode on PBS DOT ORG

“For thousands of years, wolves hunted buffalo across the vast North American plains, until the westward settlement of the continent saw the virtual extinction of these vast herds and their eternal predators. However, this ancient relationship was not lost altogether and continues uninterrupted in only one location — the northern edge of Canada’s central plains in a place named Wood Buffalo National Park. Today, the descendants of those ancient buffalo and wolves still engage in the epic life-and-death dramas across this northern land. Their story is captured in thrilling cinematic glory by a lone filmmaker who has followed them for more than 20 years.”….NatureOnline


Cold Warriors alpha male

Alpha Male Delta Pack (Courtesy PBS)

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Posted in: Gray Wolves, Biodiversity, Buffalo

Tags: Buffalo, Wood Buffalo National Park Canada, 11 million acre park, the role of predators, Delta Pack, Wildlife Filmmaker Jeff Turner

Love Letters From The Fringe…

What Wolves Are Up Against

What Wolves Are Up Against

You can’t make this stuff up.

We can thank our feckless, no good politicians for this. Maybe they’ll read a few of these and see what they’ve unleashed on wolves. But nah…don’t think they’re losing any sleep over it.

I think these comments make the case for relisting better than a million posts.

BTW, this is just the tip of the iceberg, I have thousands of these, sent from Dante’s Inferno.

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John kills animals for fun
Submitted on 2013/02/01 at 3:04 pm

thanks for the tip, I plan on poisoning many wolves

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Mark McMann
Submitted on 2013/01/28 at 7:49 pm | In reply to Marcia.

Grow up my Grandfather killed hundreds of wolf because they kill game animals and are threat to small children that live in the country they finally had to poison them to finish them off. Me I just gut shoot them so they can die on their own. Also don’t even think I just hate wolfs I even shoot coyotes and leave them lay not to mention five dovermans that were packed up and running and yes I got them all.

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sunaru8
Submitted on 2013/02/09 at 8:59 am  (Referring to OR7)

who knows maybe he will accidently get shot during the coyote hunt if he is out there participating…. There are quite a few hunting accidents these days…

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bob
Submitted on 2013/02/10 at 6:32 pm

All wolves should be destroyed

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Gary D.
Submitted on 2013/02/13 at 1:15 pm

Good job Bullock, standing up to the very un-scientific agendas driven by the pro-wolf lobby that bases their arguments on emotions instead of facts.

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Ryan Joseph
Submitted on2012/12/20 at 4:56 pm | In reply to Jeremy Nathan Marks.

You are a whack job !!!

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Kid Rock
Submitted on 2012/12/30 at 7:49 pm

I shoot every wolf I see and leave em for dead. Hate those bastereds!

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Jack
Submitted on 2012/12/30 at 7:49 pm

Thank God 900 are dead. Hopefully all of them are trapped and shot.

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Jack
Submitted on 2013/01/06 at 12:08 am

Good shooting guys! The whole bunch needs killing.

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Scottiewow
Submitted on 2013/01/13 at 3:49 pm

Fuck ya. Bagged one yesterday. 475 yards with a 300 win mag hot hand loaded hollow points. Looked like you hit her with a mortar. I went ahead and shot her nasty little pup just to do the ranchers of wyo a service. There’s a reason they were hunted to extinction to begin with. I hope we get er done again

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Scottiewow
Submitted on 2013/01/13 at 4:00 pm | In reply to Scottiewow.

I don’t want a stinking nasty wolf mount. I just like shooting them 😈

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Scottiewow
Submitted on 2013/01/13 at 4:14 pm | In reply to Scottiewow.

Got to love the predator zone!!!

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IHate wolves
Submitted on 2013/01/16 at 4:07 am

Fuckoff fuckheads. I hope they all die

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troy
Submitted on 2013/01/17 at 2:58 pm

I hope they kill three times as many as they do…

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John Doe
Submitted on 2012/11/02 at 6:00 pm

This is the biggest group of idiots I have ever came across. WOW!

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Rich
Submitted on 2012/11/04 at 3:59 pm

70 first day oh yeah. Stay out of MN !!!!

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berek
Submitted on 2012/11/08 at 4:42 pm | In reply to jon.

you are a bunch of fuckin idiots. stay in california

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Mchenry
Submitted on 2012/11/11 at 11:34 pm | In reply to larry england.

I take it your from the east Haha but This is just our way of life they kill my way of life I kill them two down so far and my goal is to get three more so stay in the east so I can kill all them bastards haha

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JillM
Submitted on 2012/09/06 at 10:21 am | In reply to nancy shinn.

tree hugging faggets, lets kill them all!

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Wolf killer
Submitted on 2012/09/13 at 6:43 pm

I’m going to shoot every god dam wolf I see. Love to see the dead ones, hopefully they suffered the same as all the animals they eat alive. I’ll toast the tree/wolf huggers as leave those wolves to rot for the crows and buzzards to pick there eyes out, like all the wolves sport killed elk and deer.

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rick james MF
Submitted on 2012/09/12 at 1:46 pm | In reply to Tsali.

Welcome to MT, now take a wolf and leave!!!!!or shoot one and then leave!!!!

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emersen mckracken
Submitted on 2012/09/11 at 6:26 pm | In reply to marilyn gregory.

How about we move them to the state you live in and see how long you put up with them killing and eating your dogs and kids!

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Bailey
Submitted on 2012/11/11 at 11:37 pm

Awe cry me river why I kill them all ha ha

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will norholm
Submitted on 2012/09/13 at 9:39 pm

The only people that really like wolves are city people from back east or the west coast. People born and raised in the country have a better understanding of wolves and what it’s like to live with wild animals.

Wolf Hysteria

Wolf Hysteria

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Posted in: Wolf Wars, Animal Cruelty

Tags: wolf hate, political wolf hunts, scapegoating, moral panics, demonization of wolves, scaremongering, scapegoating

Can they sink any lower? I don’t think so. What’s  the difference between torturing wolves with dogs in Kyrgyztan or chasing and torturing wolves in Wisconsin?

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Wisconsin Wildlife Ethic-Vote Our Wildlife

This is VERY IMPORTANT information regarding the upcoming Natural Resources Board meeting that will discuss “rules” for the “training” of dogs to be used against wolves with almost no limitations right through breeding, denning, and birthing seasons until March 31 st. The cut off to register for speaking at the meeting is TODAY, but comments will be accepted until this Friday. Here is more information:

 

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
public participation guidelines

Note: the deadline to register to testify at the February 2013 Board meeting has been changed to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19.

The deadline to submit a written comment for the February 2013 Board meeting is 4 p.m. on Friday, February 22.

The public is welcome to attend any Natural Resources Board (NRB or Board) meeting unless it is noticed as a closed or executive session.

The Board also provides opportunities for citizens to speak…

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Published in: on February 19, 2013 at 11:19 am  Comments (68)  

ACTION ALERT: From Center for Biological Diversity – Tell Congress To Protect Wolves in the Lower 48!

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Wolf recovery across the United States is in jeopardy

In the past two years, federal protections for wolves have been removed in the northern Rocky Mountains and western Great Lakes, leaving management decisions to individual states. States in these regions have approved aggressive hunting and trapping seasons designed to drastically reduce recently recovered populations. In 2012 alone, more than 1,200 wolves were killed in these two regions under the state plans. State management programs are as gruesome as they are ineffectual.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife now wants to remove protections for wolves in remaining lower 48 states — including the Pacific Northwest, California, the southern Rocky Mountains and Northeast – even though wolves are just beginning to recover in these areas.

Right now members of Congress are willing to take action to defend wolves in the greater United States. U.S. Representatives Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) are circulating a letter to the Service opposing the hasty removal of wolf protections. U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) has already signed on as a lead co-signatory.

Please call your member of Congress today at (202) 224-3121. Tell him or her to oppose the removal of Endangered Species Act protections for wolves in the lower 48 states and to sign onto Reps. DeFazio, Markey and Grijalva’s letter to the Fish and Wildlife Service. Then use the form below to send a letter to your Representative today.

Click HERE to visit Center For Biological Diversity and sign letter!

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Urge U.S. Fish and Wildlife to Keep Existing Protections for Gray Wolves

 http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/campaigns/gray_wolves/pdfs/Dear_Colleague_Gray_Wolf_Letter.pdf

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Photo: kewlwallpapersdotcom

Posted in: Wolf Wars, Endangered Species Act

Tags: Tell Congress Protect wolves, Center For Biological Diversity, Rep. Grijalva, Rep. Peter DeFazio, Rep. Ed Markey, take action for wolves, wolf recovery jeopardized

‘Blood on their hands’ by Ratty and the Watchers

Thank you Dave and the rest of the band for your passionate, wonderful dedication to wolves and their fallen brethren.

Please share it far and wide Wolf Warriors, let this be our rallying cry!!

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Photo: Wolf Warriors, Commons

Posted in: Wolf Wars

Tags: Ratty and the Watchers, Blood on Their Hands, Stop killing wolves, stand up for wolves, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Michigan, Minnesota

Governor Bullock Signs HB 73, How Predictable!

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Well there you have it, no change in Helena. Same old, same old. I guess the Governor thought he’d be run out of town on a rail if he vetoed HB 73, so he did the easy thing and signed it. Apparently he consulted with biologists, I’d love to have been a fly on the wall during those conversations.

Did he hear this?

1. Well you know Governor, we’ve got lots of angry hunters and ranchers out there who don’t like wolves. They think wolves are the reincarnation of Beelzebub or their ex-wives. The greenies don’t contribute to the coffers of  fish and game anyway,  so to hell with them.  What’s a few more dead wolves to keep the peace?

or this?

2. The wolves are scapegoats for people who are just plain angry, don’t give into that mentality. There is no scientific reason to be killing wolves.  Montana ‘s elk population has stood at 150,000 since 2009, growing  66% since 1984, co-existing along with wolves in Montana for the last thirty years.  There are 2.5 million cattle in Montana and wolves were responsible for just 74 losses last year. Feral dogs kill more cows than wolves, hell vultures kill more cows than wolves. Non-predation claims the lives of thousands of cattle, things like birthing, mastitis, disease, weather, theft, etc.  The wolves are no threat to hunters or ranchers. Let’s not make life any harder for these animals, HB 73 is a bad bill, I wouldn’t sign it.

I’m going with door number 1.

As I said, no change in Helena. Rick Hill light??

Here’s some blathering from the press about the “wolf management  killing bill”. You can read it  but I suggest scrubbing your shower curtain with a toothbrush would be more enjoyable.

MT Governor signs wolf management bill

Posted: Feb 13, 2013 11:32 AM by MTN News – Marnee Banks
Updated: Feb 13, 2013 2:17 PM

http://www.ktvq.com/news/mt-governor-signs-wolf-management-bill/

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Photo: Flickr Commons

Posted in: Wolf Wars

Tags: Governor Bullock,  HB 73, more dead wolves, Montana wolf killing zone, boycott Montana,  Rick Hill, wolf management = kill, politics as usual

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