Colorado Parks and Wildlife says it will begin the process of bringing gray wolves from Oregon to Colorado on Dec. 8. The brochure will include information on what to do if you encounter a wolf in the wild.
The announcement comes after a handful of other states with wolves, including Montana, Idaho and Wyoming, said no to Colorado’s requests
Wyoming officials say they’re muzzled, citing statute that protects the identity of those who legally kill wolves as grounds for not sharing any information with the public or even officials south of the state line.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is still sorting out where to gather wolves for reintroduction as the first draft of its plan goes public. Some say that plan should consider the endangered Mexican gray wolf.
A Walden rancher who lost cows to wolves and a wolf advocate who teaches strategies to protect cattle tried to work together. Their falling out shows just how controversial wolves are in Colorado.
BILLINGS, Mont. — Wildlife advocates sued federal officials Tuesday after the government missed a deadline to decide if protections for gray wolves should be restored across the northern U.S. Rocky Mountains, where Republican-led states have made it easier to kill the predators. The Biden administration said in a preliminary finding last September that protections for wolves may need […]
A group of wildlife advocates is blasting Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s wolf reintroduction process, saying the intent of the voter-approved proposition has been “lost or undermined.” Since voters in November 2020 approved Proposition 114 directing the state to craft a plan and reintroduce wolves on the Western Slope by the end of 2023, CPW has […]
By Matthew Brown , The Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont — A judge restored federal protections for gray wolves across much of the U.S. on Thursday after they were removed in the waning days of the Trump administration. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White in Oakland, California, said the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service had failed to show […]
Don Gittleson woke up Wednesday morning to a sight that’s starting to feel common on his North Park ranch: a cow torn up by wolves, the third attack on his livestock since a few days before Christmas. If this were Montana, Wyoming or Idaho, Gittleson could pull out a gun and shoot the predator dead. […]
Two cows were injured by gray wolves on a ranch in North Park, and one was euthanized due to the extent of its wounds, Colorado Parks and Wildlife said Tuesday. Investigators confirmed wolves were involved based on nearby tracks and scat, and wounds consistent with wolf predation, CPW said. The cows belong to the Gittleson […]