Bill would have required federal suspension of endangered species laws and allowed ranchers to kill wolves threatening livestock before wolves had “paws on the ground.”
Drew Litton: As Colorado debates rules, wolves await reintroduction
Cartoonist Drew Litton imagines wolves waiting — patiently? — as Colorado irons out the terms of their reintroduction.
Colorado wolf reintroduction plan evolves as challenges threaten early 2024 deadline to have predators roaming Western Slope
Colorado Parks and Wildlife commissioners hosted the fifth and final public meeting on wolf reintroduction plan Wednesday, with possible plans to allow the killing of wolves the most controversial topic.
Opinion: Wolves: A cost-benefit analysis
The numbers show that wolf-killing programs are a colossal waste of taxpayer money.
Two wolves captured, collared by Colorado wildlife biologists in North Park
The two males, the only GPS-tracked wolves in Colorado, will provide CPW with insight on future wolf behavior in the state
First round of public comment reveals divide over Colorado’s gray wolf reintroduction is still wide
Livestock owners and wildlife advocates raised concerns about CPW’s draft wolf restoration plan in the first of several public hearings.
50 northern gray wolves to be released in Colorado over 5 years, according to draft plan
Social, political issues will be harder to manage than animals as wolf recovery rolls out on the Western Slope starting in 2024 , Colorado species conservation program boss says
Wolf reintroduction offers chance to support intensely endangered subspecies, wildlife advocates argue
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.
Conservation groups offer alternate plan for Colorado wolf reintroduction that limits killing after livestock losses
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 […]
Opinion: Let the wolves regulate themselves
As the State of Colorado drafts its plan for the reintroduction of gray wolves to western Colorado, the livestock industry is already clamoring for “lethal control” of wolves that take to hunting cattle or sheep. However, killing wolves in response to cattle or sheep predation does not prevent — or even reduce — future livestock […]