Year 2000 Wolf Update Reports - Archives
Update Dec. 27.
Dec. 16. Wolf number 9 had no pups in 2000.
Dec. 16. Soda Springs Wolf Meets Its End.
Dec. 27. Yellowstone Park wolf
update for mid-December 2000. Druids move in on Rose
Creek; Nez Perce displaces
- 2000 Dec. 21.
Re-released Sheep Mountain Pack doing
well so far.
Where did it come from? The wolf teamed with sheep guard dog gone over to the other
Dec. 12. Another Big Smoky Pack
Wolf Illegally Shot Dead. This
time it's the alpha male.
Dec. 12. Running update on the 3 state wolf packs and pups.
begin this in late April, and is now updated to December. You can also find it
on my wolf history page
Member of the Teton Pack dead. Investigation under way.
Sheep Mountain Pack to be Re-released
today north of Yellowstone Park.
story on the release) 12-7. New info
Large Idaho wolf found shot dead
southwest of Hailey.
minor info addition.
Update on the Idaho Wolves.
A little more info
added on Nov. 28.
Report on Wyoming Wolves Outside
Yellowstone. Late Nov. 2000.
Yellowstone Park wolf
update for mid-November 2000.
Nov. 21 and Dec. 1.
Observation of 27 members of the Druid Peak Pack.
Fish and Wildlife Service holds public
hearings on wolf downlisting and reclassification.
Former Crystal Creek alpha female, no.
5F seen feeding with the Druid Peak Pack.
Oct. 29. On
the Run With Wolf B36. The war over gray wolves has been raging ever
since they were reintroduced to the American West five years ago. The story of
one wolf's perilous life captures the conflict between those who celebrate them
and those who want to see them dead.
By Sara Corbett. New York Times Magazine.
Oct. 27. Montana Wolves Make a
Likely wild wolf shot
south of Pendleton Oregon. Oregonian. Although this may sound like bad news,
it has its good side. It indicates that wolves are dispersing into Oregon. If it
proves to be a wild wolf, it will be the third Idaho wolf known to have migrated
Oregon. The Blue Mountains where it was shot seems to be place wolves will
reinhabit first in Oregon.
Yellowstone Park Wolf Update for mid-October.
Note added Oct. 18,
and retrospective added Dec.30, 2002.
Yellowstone Wolves are Killing More
Several groups say that will sue Fish
and Wildlife Service for wolf control policies on the endangered wolves of NW
Montana. Link to story added on Oct. 12.
Trappers after the
Stanley Pack Again! Update
Oct. 13. The trapping has not been successful and so is terminated.
Druid Pups Prosper:
20 are still alive!
Gros Ventre Pack loses two members to
control after killing livestock dogs and killing a calf.
twice on 9-25. Additional story
added on 10-9.
Stanley alpha male moved to north Idaho, sub-adult dispatched. Stanley Pack control ends
More info added 10-4
Fewer Wolves and Fewer Wildfires may
have led to Aspenís Decline
Lethal Control of Stanley Pack is Still
On-going. Update on 9-22
Yellowstone Area Wolf Report for
2000 Sept 14.
Stanley pack strikes on private property
2000 Sept 14.
Central Idaho locals comment on proposed wolf plan
2000 Sept 13.
Authorities say illness killed wolf - Sheep Mountain #16F
Lethal Control to Begin
on Idaho's Stanley Pack. Updated later on 9-6
Carter Niemeyer to
Replace Roy Heberger as head of Idaho Wolf Recovery
Stanley Wolf Pack
Threatened by Sheep Again
Wolf Kill Permit Issued
for Wolves on Public Land in the Gravelly Range of SW Montana
Wyoming wolf update outside Yellowstone
Massive Forest Fire near Salmon, Idaho
threatens Wolf habitat.
Updated until Sept. 1
Yellowstone wolf update.
2000 Aug 11.
Stanley Wolf Pack loses one member, Trapping Stops for Now
2000 Aug 7.
Stanley Wolf Pack Peril Continues -- Wolf Advocates Block Road in Pole Creek Update August 8
Stanley Pack being trapped because they killed 3 sheep: Southern
end of White Cloud Peaks closed to recreationists while the "job" is
Good news! White Cloud alpha female relocated. Twin Peaks alpha
pair located too.
Sheep Mtn. alpha female dies. Aversive
conditioning experiment jeopardized.
Wyoming wolves outside Yellowstone NP
faring well this year. Addition July 25
The big game hunt and wolves.
Alpha male of Rose Creek Pack, no. 8, found dead in Slough
Creek. Note: July 19
Wolves to be delisted and downlisted over the
next year, USFWS to propose.
Details: Here is the US Fish and Wildlife
Service Proposal (link)
of July 11. You have four months to submit your comments.
Surprise Amendment in U.S. Senate Seeks to Legislate Wolves out of Oregon. More
on the story from the Oregonian.
Story added July 1.
Idaho wolf killed on I-84 Near Baker, Oregon
An Effort to Move the Chief Joseph Pack just goes in a Circle.
Sheep Mountain Pack Captured.
Update June 19.
2000 May 29.
Death of member of Spotted Bear Pack Investigated. Article
added on June 4
Druid Yearling killed on Park road at Soda Butte.
2000 May 25.
Controversy Brews Over the Sole Remaining Wolf Pack in South Central Idaho
Druid no. 42F moves pups to late 40F's den on Druid Peak. Update
May 11. Druid Peak Alpha Female is Killed by members of her
pack. Updates on May 12. Article added May 26
and another May 28
May 9. A Wolf Near Cache Valley, Utah?
May 4. Evidence that Idaho Wolves have
again migrated to Oregon.
info May 8
April 28. Alpha female of Soda Butte Pack, no. 14F, killed
April 21. Big Wildlife Services mistake in the White Clouds costs
Updates 4-22, 4-27, 5-10
April 20. Some implications of the prevalence of number
April 17. Famous number 9's Genes Dominate the Yellowstone
April 15. Information about the Yellowstone Wolves from
Interagency Wolf Conference
April 9. Twin Peaks Pack brief update
April 4. Control of Idaho's
White Clouds Pack Underway. Updates 4-5
April 4. Wolves and Red
March 30. Brief Yellowstone Wolf Update late March
2000. With additions April 4 and 14
March 16. Twin Peaks alpha pair moved to
Selway-Bitterroot. Rest of the pack near Challis . . . . and more Idaho
Latest Update: March 30. Air hunt for
wolves called off for extraneous reasons.
2000 March 23. Reflections on the Twin Peaks Pack Controversy
20. Report on Dispersing Idaho wolves.
March 8. Yellowstone wolf news early March 2000.
Additions March 13
March 2. Hurless returns Defender's' check and hold a news conference..
Feb 29. Thirty-two conservation groups protest
lowering Northern Rockies Wolf Recovery Goals.
Feb 28. Central Idaho area wolf hysteria
Updated and revised. for Feb. 28.
Feb 21. Yellowstone area wolf update
Update Feb. 28 on death of 163M
2000 Feb 19.
Famous wolf no. 9 gains a new pack -- the "Valentine Pack."
July 10. The pack did not gain the official name "Valentine Pack." It was officially named
the Beartooth Pack.
2200 Feb 18.
News report says Hurless killed his own dog and then the wolves
dragged it off.
Update Feb. 19
2000 Feb. 18.
Hurless says he's on his way to kill off the
pack. Addition: statement by Idaho Cattle Association on the situation.
2000 Feb 16
Controversy over Twin Peaks Pack continues. And
an update Feb. 16 and 18
2000 Feb 12
Jackson, Wyoming area wolves not seen much this winter. Teton Pack acquires
possible mate for 24F.
One more member of Twin Peaks
Pack shot in control kill.
2000 Jan 27
. Three wolves from Idaho's Twin Peaks Pack shot in control action near
Revisions Feb. 5.
2000 Feb 6
Idaho Wolf Update. Jan. 2000: New locations and new pairs/packs.
2000 Feb 1
Two Idaho wolves and several other animals poisoned in mountains west of Salmon, Idaho.
Addition Feb. 5
2000 Feb 2
Chief Joe Pack Kills yet another sheep guard dog.
2000 Feb 1
Two Idaho wolves and several other animals poisoned in mountains west of Salmon, Idaho
2000 Jan 27
Three wolves from Idaho's Twin Peaks Pack shot in control action near Clayton.
2000 Jan 27
Yellowstone Wolf Collaring Gets Under Way: Early Results.
2000 Jan 20
My commentary on the news story, "Bangs Tells Outfitters Wolves May be Hunted Some Day in Montana."
2000 Jan 14
. Strong Evidence of Wolves Near Boise, Idaho.
Update 2000 Jan 18
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