Book Recommendations

On an on-going basis, we will post book recommendations. Books will be chosen for their relevance to the mission of the Western Wildlife Conservancy. Our first recommendation is the book pictured below. It’s a pretty easy read and full of suggestions for changes we can make that will benefit the animals we love so much.…

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Colorado Wolf Sighting!

Gray wolf spotted in Jackson County; Here’s why it’s a big deal Until recently, gray wolves were gone from Colorado, the last ones were killed by about 1940.Author: Dacia JohnsonPublished: 9:08 PM MDT July 8, 2019Updated: 9:34 PM MDT July 9, 2019 JACKSON COUNTY, Colorado — Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) biologists are working to confirm a wolf…

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Idaho Predator Management

Comments sought for Environmental Impact Statement for Predator Damage Management in Idaho The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service plans to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) analyzing alternatives for predator damage management in Idaho. This notice proposes issues and alternatives for consideration in the EIS and requests public comments to further delineate the scope…

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Update on the Rocky Mountain Wolf Project

On Saturday, June 1, I attended an all-day meeting of the Rocky Mountain Wolf Project & Rocky Mountain Wolf Action Fund in Denver.  This is a report on what I learned, with the addition of relevant information.  It’s long, but good. The RMW Project is a 501(c)3 organization, while the affiliated RMW Action Fund is…

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Mexican Wolves

There’s been a lot of effort to restore Mexican Wolf populations. Below are some articles on the issue. And here is a link to another article. It’s copyrighted so we cannot simply post the piece. https://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/travel/sns-bc-nm–endangered-wolves-removals-20190315-story.html ______________________________________________________________________________ LOBOS AND LITIGATION: Mexican Gray Wolf Reintroduction[i] Peter M. Ossorio is a retired federal prosecutor and serves on…

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Join the Your Shot campaign for gray wolf recovery

Western Wildlife Conservancy is proud to be a member of the Rocky Mountain Wolf Project, a coalition of citizens and organizations with one mission: to raise public awareness of the gray wolf – of its important role of wolves  in ecosystems  and the options for re-establishing a population to western Colorado.   Colorado and Utah…

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Old Bear

Below me an old grizzly bear, nicknamed Scarface, is moving sluggishly but methodically along the Lamar River corridor in Yellowstone National Park. At twenty-four years of age, he is gaunt and heavily scarred, missing most of his right ear; he is too slow and weak to bring down his own prey, surviving on old carcasses…

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