Killing them because they’re there

It’s not enough that Idaho and Montana seem hellbent on killing all the wolves within their borders before a lawsuit (now in progress) can get them back on the endangered […]

Yellowstone’s Cottonwood pack is gone

The last time I wrote about the gray wolves, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar had upheld the Bush decree removing them from the endangered species list. He spared only those in […]

Something to howl about

“The Big Howl” is a last ditch effort to keep the gray wolves of the Northern Rockies from losing their endangered species designation. For most of them, that protection ends […]

Attention, wolf lovers

No, this isn’t another update on the status of gray wolves. I just wanted to direct your attention to an especially handsome wolf pictured over on Thoughts-0-Dave. This guy’s markings […]

Yellowstone wolf tracked to Colorado

I’ve written several times about gray wolves in Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming, and the battle being waged by conservationists to preserve their protected status. Among these wolves are those painstaking […]

I feel so much safer now

Our dear lame-duck president just can’t seem to rein in his sneaky, backdoor impulses. I guess it would be too obvious for him to step up like the president he […]

Colorado wolf count back to zero

In February 2009 I wrote excitedly that one of Yellowstone’s wolves had, according to her tracking collar, made her way through five states and finally into Colorado. I began dreaming […]

Wolf paranoia escalates in Idaho

What is it with Idaho and wolves, anyway? Their wildlife officials shoot them from the air. Their corporations sponsor hunting derbies to see who can kill the most. And now […]