Colorado officials hear options on how, when and where to restore gray wolves
Colorado voters last year narrowly approved a ballot initiative to reintroduce wolves on public lands in the sparsely populated Western Slope by 2023
Fight over U.S. wolf protections goes before federal judge
Federal officials contend that wolves are resilient enough to bounce back even if their numbers drop sharply due to intensive hunting. They say protections are no longer warranted.
Democratic members of Congress urge emergency protections for wolves in the West
It's been legal to hunt and trap wolves in the U.S. Northern Rockies for the past decade after they rebounded from widespread extermination and federal endangered species protections were lifted
Where did the wolf pack in northwest Colorado go? Its fate remains a mystery.
and return of wolves to Colorado
Why have gray wolves failed to gain a foothold in Colorado?
The Green River Corridor holds the promise of a pathway for gray wolves to disperse from Wyoming to Colorado. So why aren’t they using it?
Wolves may need protections after states expand hunting, Biden administration says
The position is an abrupt turnaround for agency officials who spent years in court defending their decision under the Obama administration to allow wolves to be hunted and trapped
Biden administration backs end to wolf protections but hunting worries grow
Wolves under federal protection made a remarkable rebound in parts of the U.S. over the past several decades, after being driven from the landscape by excessive hunting and trapping in the early 1900s
Coalition seeks relisting of gray wolves in US West as states pass laws to drastically cut their numbers
The groups cite unregulated hunting, poaching and genetic problems for why the gray wolf should be listed under the Endangered Species Act
Colorado’s first gray wolf pack since 1940s now has 6 pups
Gray wolves were hunted, trapped and poisoned into extermination in Colorado in the 1940s.
Discovery of gray wolf pups won’t change Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s reintroduction work
Wildlife officials say the confirmation of the first wolf family in Colorado since the 1940s will help biologists establish more gray wolves in the state.
It’s official: Colorado has its first gray wolf pups in 80 years
Two wildlife officials each spotted a litter of at least three wolf pups hanging out with their parents over the weekend
Colorado should go nice and slow on gray wolf reintroduction, panel says
It will take time to ensure that scientists and ranchers, wildlife activists and the rural Western Slope counties where wolves will be reintroduced all have a say on the divisive issue
Colorado wildlife officials will track, study travel patterns of gray wolves coming into the state
Contractors for the Colorado Parks and Wildlife chased a 4-year-old wolf into Wyoming, where they were able to subdue it and affix a tracking collar
Groups ask federal court to restore protections for gray wolves
The groups that filed Thursday's lawsuits said continued protections are needed so wolf populations can continue to expand in Colorado, California and other states
Colorado Parks and Wildlife begins planning for wolf reintroduction
Voters in metropolitan Denver and Boulder counties, who won't be directly affected by any reintroduction, strongly supported the initiative, with rural voters casting ballots against it
It’s official: Voters decide to reintroduce wolves in Colorado
Proposition 114 passed as a flurry of Front Range-votes widened the initiative’s margin of victory, paving the way for the animals’ return to the Western Slope.
“We knew it would be tight”: Colorado wolf reintroduction riding on razor-thin vote margin
Proposition 114’s lead on Wednesday was hovering just above the automatic trigger for a recount. Opponents of the measure call the tight race “a moral victory.”
Coloradans are barely howling for the reintroduction of gray wolves
Proposition 114 measure would be the first time voters -- not federal wildlife biologists -- directed wildlife officials to reintroduce a species. But biologists think wolves are already in northwest Colorado.
Colorado election 2020 results: President, Senate, House and ballot questions
The latest Colorado election results reported in real-time in the top races on the ballot
Trump officials end gray wolf protections across most of U.S.
Colorado voters will decide next week whether to reintroduce gray wolves in the state