Posted 10:44 AM 5/11/2012 by Marnee Banks (KXLH Helena)
Dozens of people turned out for a meeting in Helena on Thursday to voice their opinions about how the state is proposing to manage wolves.
The biggest change that Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is proposing is the removal of wolf quotas and instead allowing for a general hunting (More)
Posted 11:01 AM 5/10/2012 by Marnee Banks (KXLH Helena)
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials are proposing a more aggressive wolf hunting season for 2012.
Historically the state has set quotas for wolf management units around the state. But FWP now wants to go to a general hunting season and allow for trapping.
This proposal (More)
Posted 8:57 AM 5/4/2012 by Laura Wilson (KAJ Kalispell)
Making better use of Montana's natural resources appeared to be one of the hot topic's at this week's GOP debate between five gubernatorial candidates, but a topic that is considered by many to be the most controversial in Montana right now was not covered in Whitefish.
Addressing the wolf (More)
Posted 7:29 AM 4/5/2012 by Breanna Roy (KPAX Missoula)
Now that wolf trapping is legal in Idaho, we likely would not have heard of one particular incident at all, had it not been for a photo that's all over the internet now receiving global scrutiny.
Posted 8:28 AM 3/9/2012 by Marnee Banks (KXLH Helena)
HELENA - Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) is making plans to more aggressively manage wolves.
FWP Wildlife Chief Ken McDonald says the agency is seriously considering going to a general wolf season which would eliminate quotas and management units.
McDonald says staff is (More)
Posted 6:59 AM 8/18/2011 by Dax VanFossen (KAJ Kalispell)
There's just two weeks remaining to get your hunting tags for wolves and so far the state has sold over 3,000 permits.
Despite opposition from groups who have tried to stop the hunt, it appears its still going forward and at the Kalispell Fish Wildlife and Parks Office, spokesperson John (More)
Posted 2:25 PM 8/5/2011 by KPAX/KAJ Media Center
HELENA - Licenses for this year's Montana wolf hunt are going on sale on Monday, Aug. 8, and they will be valid within 14 specifically defined wolf management units.
Hunters can purchase a wolf license (More)
Posted 8:13 PM 8/3/2011 by BAUCUS AND TESTER PRESS OFFICES
A federal judge in Missoula has ruled in a case brought by several wildlife groups seeking to put wolves back on the Endangered Species List.
U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy upheld the constitutionality of Congressional action taking the wolves off the protected list.
Posted 8:10 PM 8/3/2011 by Dennis Bragg (KPAX Missoula)
U.S. District Court Judge Donald Molloy says a Congressional budget rider removing Montana and Idaho wolves from the Endangered Species list probably violated constitutional law. But case law means he doesn't have the authority to overturn the rule.
That's the decision Molloy issued (More)
Posted 8:08 AM 7/27/2011 by Associated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Wildlife advocates went to federal court Tuesday to challenge a move by Congress that stripped endangered species status from more than 1,300 gray wolves across five states in the Northern Rockies.
The two-hour hearing before U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy in (More)