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Keeping Wolves Alive in Montana – Part 4 by Rick Lamplugh

Keeping Wolves Alive in Montana, Part 4 Here’s a nonlethal deterrence program in Idaho–of all places–that’s a model for protecting livestock while keeping wolves alive, even if a few wolves attack livestock. This is the fourth and final part in…

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Keeping Wolves Alive in Montana, Part 3 – By Rick Lamplugh

Some ranchers in Montana wolf country work to coexist with wolves. State and federal agencies even help them to prevent livestock loss by keeping wolves away. Do they keep wolves alive in the process? This is the third in a…

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Keeping Wolves Alive in Montana, Part 2: The Blackfoot Challenge By Rick Lamplugh

In this second part of the series Keeping Wolves Alive in Montana, Rick Lamplugh explores a program to keep livestock and wolves alive and separate in a valley filled with both. LISTEN NOW!

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Keeping Wolves Alive in Montana (Part 1) by Rick Lamplugh

Some ranchers in the heart of Montana wolf country work to coexist with wolves, to prevent livestock loss by keeping wolves away. Do they keep wolves alive in the process? This is the first in a series of articles that…

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UW study questions effectiveness of killing wolves to protect livestock

Chuck Quirmbach   Wisconsin Public Radio http://www.superiortelegram.com/news/science-and-nature/4387058-uw-study-questions-effectiveness-killing-wolves-protect-livestock#.WluU_D9_tmI.facebook Wisconsin researchers issued a paper Wednesday that questions whether governments should kill wolves that are attacking livestock.  Scientists at the Carnivore Coexistence Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies looked…

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There’s a LOT to like about Coyotes

Truth be told, I like coyotes as much as I like wolves. Especially after two days in Yellowstone one winter gave me the chance to observe coyotes in the wild. I found that coyotes have qualities that would benefit many…

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Empty-Handed Hunters Can Learn From Wolves – By Rick Lamplugh

LISTEN NOW! I hear hunters say that we should kill more wolves because wolves take so many elk that hunters come up empty handed. Instead of killing wolves, I think that hunters can learn from them. Here’s how. (photo NPS)…

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A Tribute to 06 – The Famous Alpha Wolf – By Rick Lamplugh

The Yellowstone wolf called 06 was appreciated by thousands of visitors. In December of 2012 she was shot outside the park in Wyoming. This tribute celebrates her leadership and presents a way to honor her spirit. (Photo by Leo Leckie.)…

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How Wolves and Humans Are Alike – By Rick Lamplugh

While some people see wolves as vicious killers to eradicate, I see them as essential predators that we have much in common with. LISTEN TO RICK NOW!  

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Dreaming of a National Wolf Recovery Plan – by Rick Lamplugh

As hunting and poaching reduce wolf populations, this wildlife advocate tries to stay optimistic by considering a national plan to INCREASE the number of wolves. Indie author Rick Lamplugh writes to protect wildlife and preserve wildlands. His new book, Deep…

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