The Wolf in 2013

Wolves and Writing

2013–what a year for wolves! Much of it was unhappy, but there were positive points as well, including the publication of some fine books and a couple of inspiring gatherings of wolf advocates. I’ve pulled together some highlights for the year. This is not a comprehensive list, but I am only too happy to have you add your own recollections in the comment section. Thanks much to Rob Klavins of Oregon Wild and Wally Sykes for their hard work in compiling wolf news and sharing it with us.

JANUARY

District Court Judge Nels Swandel reopens hunting and trapping along the northern border of Yellowstone National Park, including the units on both sides of Gardiner, after a much fought for buffer zone had been granted. At least 8 Park wolves have been recently killed in these areas, 5 of them wearing collars that aided biologists in their long term and in…

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