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Vermont was the lone Northeast state to develop state wildlife actions for wolves and cougars, part of the 2015 federal Teaming With Wildlife program. Reps from CRF and the Northeast Wolf Coalition collaborated developing the plans for Vermont Fish & Wildlife. Vermont state wildlife actions plans (wolf, p. 99; cougar p. 135)  

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A New Scientist article titled, Scared to Death: How Intimidation Changes Ecosystems, and featuring CRF VP John Laundre’s groundbreaking research on predator ecology, was reprinted by Psychology Today. Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? Fear and Loathing in YLP  

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Norman Bishop, retired Yellowstone Park ranger and big game sportsman cites the latest stats on wolf recovery and wolf management in the Northern Rockies. The Wildlife News The wolf issue: What science suggests; the players, and our role. By Norman A. Bishop I will briefly sample a few recent studies, many of which were enabled by wolf […]

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On the heels of federal de-listing in the Northern Rockies, a stew of paramilitary anti-federalists, anti-conservationists, welfare ranchers, and fantasies of private hunter ownership over public, taxpayer supported public ungulates are behind the decimation of recovering wolf populations. Earth Island Journal James William Gibson Lynne Stone, longtime wolf advocate and executive director of central Idaho’s Boulder […]

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Montana began allowing trapping this year as a part of its wolf hunt. A seasoned trapper discusses the problems with catching collateral species in wolf traps, including cougars. Cougars are routinely caught in traps meant for other predators like bobcats and coyotes. However, such collateral cougar trapping incidents have failed to appear anywhere in the […]

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-12634898 BBC News world Florida panthers and Yellowstone wolves in the backyard By Nick Clarke Powell Producer, Horizon Florida residents have to protect their homes and animals from panthers Predators such as wolves, bears and panthers are being reintroduced close to where people live, as a growing number of scientists believe they may hold the […]

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