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  • WSU Administration vs. WSU Expert on the Killing of the Profanity Peak Wolves 9/2/2016To: Washington State University administration.Contact: Robert Strenge, WSU News, 509-335-3583, rstrenge@wsu.eduRe: WSU press release: This overly-harsh and under-informative press ...
    Posted Sep 2, 2016, 11:48 AM by Scott Slocum
  • "Fur-Ever Wild" exhibits--and the fur farm just behind them One of Minnesota's many fur farms, Fur-Ever Wild, has been in the headlines recently. It's not a quiet operation. It offers tours of caged wildlife; lessons for ...
    Posted Jan 7, 2016, 7:05 PM by Scott Slocum
  • Mech et al. vs. ESA protections for the Gray Wolf 11/25/2015To: U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell. (https://www.doi.gov/feedback)From: Scott Slocum. (www.SS-Slocum.info)Cc: Director of the USFWS, Dan ...
    Posted Nov 25, 2015, 10:29 AM by Scott Slocum
  • 2016 MN LCCMR Grant Requests for Wolf Study and Education There are a couple of good-looking grant proposals into the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources  (LCCMR) this year for wolf research and education.Update: 9/17/2015Unfortunately ...
    Posted Oct 16, 2015, 7:08 PM by Scott Slocum
  • Wildlife Services pretends to assess its operations in Idaho To: USDA Wildlife Services. Re: Predator Damage And Conflict Management In Idaho. Document ID: APHIS-2014-0105-0072. Document URL: http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2014-0105 Introduction ...
    Posted Jun 27, 2015, 12:45 PM by Scott Slocum
  • Our Wisconsin, Our Wildlife: meet the barstool biologist I wish I wrote this. The reason analyses like this are rare is because 1) they don't have the thankful religious audiences that flock to the feet of the ...
    Posted May 28, 2015, 4:30 PM by Scott Slocum
  • National Wolf Recovery Plan A National Wolf Recovery Plan has been proposed by Michigan Tech environmental scientist and wolf expert John Vucetich et al. It would define clear boundaries for "Gray Wolf range," continue ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2017, 6:46 AM by Scott Slocum
  • USFWS Wolf Livestock Demonstration Project Grants 4/24/2015To: U.S. Senator Al FrankenRe: USFWS Wolf Livestock Demonstration Project Grants.Thank you for your response to my letter warning against legislative Gray Wolf management ...
    Posted Apr 26, 2015, 11:35 AM by Scott Slocum
  • MN wolf-livestock-conflict prevention grants! Finally, a proposal to implement livestock Best Management Practices for non-lethal depredation control! Minnesota Senate, 2015, SF 2082: Lourey, Saxhaug, Sparks. Wolf/livestock conflict-prevention grants A program like ...
    Posted Nov 21, 2015, 6:50 PM by Scott Slocum
  • MN House Agriculture Finance Committee jokes about non-lethal wildlife management, but serious about wolf/elk compensation MN House Agriculture Finance Committee meeting, 2/26/2015. Full video recording. The young people visiting for Future Farmers of America's "FFA Day at the Capitol" learned this week ...
    Posted Mar 1, 2015, 11:28 AM by Scott Slocum
  • How to avert a "perfect storm" of deadlocked funding for the MN Predator Control Program Yesterday's Star Tribune article described a "perfect storm" that's gathering this Spring for Minnesota livestock producers regarding the MN State funding of the Minnesota Predator-Control Program.Smith ...
    Posted Mar 20, 2015, 4:16 PM by Scott Slocum
  • Videos featuring livestock-guardian dogs. Garret, Jo. 2009. "Wolf Dogs." Wisconsin Public Television: In Wisconsin. Bayfield County, WI, USA. http://video.wpt.org/video/1522688719/.Marin County Livestock & Wildlife Protection Program. 2011. Project Coyote. http ...
    Posted Mar 4, 2015, 8:43 PM by Scott Slocum
  • MN House Mining & Outdoor Rec. Committee confused over State vs. Federal wolf-control funding This is an excerpt from the 1/20/2015 informational hearing on the current status of MN Wolf Management. It was intended to focus on the question of what was ...
    Posted Mar 20, 2015, 4:35 PM by Scott Slocum
  • Quiz: what's your Wolf Opinion Profile?   Photo A (By Steve Foss, 2012, for MPR News).Wolf A living in the wild, on wild prey. Photo B (by Global News, 2014)Cow wounded by the attack of ...
    Posted Feb 7, 2015, 2:48 PM by Scott Slocum
  • MN House Mining & Outdoor Recreation Committee hears only what it wants to hear about wolves This is the video of an informational hearing on the current status of MN Wolf Management, and how it has been affected by the recent federal court decision to restore ...
    Posted Feb 1, 2015, 1:50 PM by Scott Slocum
  • New Proposal: list the Gray Wolf as "Threatened" throughout its historic range in the lower 48. Wolf advocates are thinking outside of the box with a new petition to manage Gray Wolf recovery past the initial stages of protection, remaining under the protection of the Endangered ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2017, 6:48 AM by Scott Slocum
  • Another budget-rider attack planned on the Gray Wolf They're up to it again on Capitol Hill--dispensing with proper wildlife-management procedure and going directly to brute force to delist the Gray Wolf in the Western Great ...
    Posted Jan 14, 2015, 12:08 PM by Scott Slocum
  • New York Times wolf-control documentary ignores non-lethal methods This is Scott Slocum's 11/3/2014 video commentary about the lack of predator-deterrent fencing around a calving area in a recent New York Times video about wolf ...
    Posted Nov 5, 2014, 9:38 AM by Scott Slocum
  • MDHA's Mark Johnson NOT a proper candidate for LSOHC Executive Update 9/10/2014They hired him!The Minnesota Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council (LSOHC) is interviewing candidates for its next Executive Director (Orrick 2014, Anderson 2014).Mark Johnson, Executive ...
    Posted Sep 12, 2014, 2:12 PM by Scott Slocum
  • Why we kill predators. There are a lot of reasons for killing large predators (like wolves, coyotes, foxes, bobcats, cougars, bears).Here's a collection of videos in which people explain why they do ...
    Posted Aug 25, 2014, 8:04 AM by Scott Slocum
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FAQ

  • Why so much more fuss about wolves than other large predators? It's a bit of a mystery, why wolf activists are so focused on wolves. Part of it is that wolves have come back from regional extinctions, so we prize ...
    Posted Mar 31, 2015, 7:56 PM by Scott Slocum
  • What's a self-regulating wildlife population? When people say that wolves, for example, are "self-regulating," they might be using scientific terminology, or they might be evangelizing their belief in a cruelty-free Mother Nature.The ...
    Posted Sep 3, 2014, 10:39 AM by Scott Slocum
  • What's your position on MN Wolf Management? I support the full implementation of the Minnesota Wolf Management Plan. Some of the key points of the Minnesota Wolf Management Plan (my summary): Be smart in preventing wolf-human ...
    Posted Aug 31, 2014, 11:41 AM by Scott Slocum
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A video from Defenders of Wildlife. Three wolf pups on a range rider's trailcam.
Defenders of Wildlife. Three wolf pups on a range rider's trailcam.


Jim & Jamie Dutcher talk about their project and book: The Hidden Life of Wolves
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Jim & Jamie Dutcher talk about the mythology vs. the natural history of wolves.
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