Environmental groups challenged a decision to allow 72 grizzly bears to be killed to accommodate livestock grazing in Wyoming’s Bridger-Teton National Forest, near Yellowstone National Park.
Rocky Mountain Wolves
In areas with particularly high wolf predation risk, individual elk encountered wolves infrequently, limiting the potential cumulative effects of wolves on elk behavior.
As the U.S. moves closer to removing Wyoming gray wolf populations from the endangered species list, concerns about the fate of wolves remain.
The benefits of releasing captive-bred Mexican wolves into the wild include support of wolf reintroduction efforts in the Southwest and ecosystem balance, groups say.
Are northern Rockies’ gray wolves ready to be delisted as an endangered species? The feds and Wyoming believe so; environmentalists disagree.
The reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park is not helping aspen groves, despite declines in the number of elk, according to a new study.
The USFWS said wolf populations have exceeded biological recovery goals and are now thriving.