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Colorado wildlife officials just legalized hazing wolves. It came too late for a cowboy whose dog was killed.

A new rule adopted by Colorado wildlife officials allowing ranchers to haze wolves that get too close to livestock operations came too late for a North Park cowboy whose dog was killed last weekend by a wolf.  Buster, an 8-year-old border collie, was killed by a wolf on a ranch in Jackson County in north […]

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Wolf reintroduction happened so fast in Montana and Idaho, the states are expanding hunting. Here’s what Colorado can learn.

KALISPELL, Montana — The gray wolf population is robust enough in Montana that officials are preparing to extend hunting season on the state’s most controversial animals and allow snare traps that grab them by the neck. And in next-door Idaho, where hunting and trapping season is pretty much year-round, hunters can use night-vision goggles and […]

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Discovery of gray wolf pups won’t change Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s reintroduction work

That Colorado wildlife officials have sighted gray wolf pups in Colorado – the first in the state in 80 years — will not delay or slow the state’s voter-mandated reintroduction of the predators. “The ballot measure requires the establishment of a self-sustaining population, and this pack is not a population,” Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokeswoman […]