In 2017 why only started giving permits for Wolf hunts. This is entirely unnecessary wolf management strategy resulted in 44 wolves being needlessly killed.
Proponents of hunting say that it is necessary necessary to protect livestock, but wildlife management experts believe that if ranchers used non-lethal means like electric fences, most livestock losses could be minimized.
Gray wolves are not the problem. Human encroachment into wolf territory and a failure to manage land properly is.