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Lawsuit: Ban coyote hunting to stop red wolf shootings

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…shootings. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission allows an open hunting season on coyotes, which have spread across the state in recent decades. Young red wolves look very much like coyotes. The motion filed Monday asks that a U.S. District Court judge stop coyote hunting in Dare, Tyrrell, Hyde, Washington and Beaufort counties. Those counties include the 1.7 million acres where about 100 red wolves run wild on the Albemarle Peninsula. Filed on behalf of the Red Wolf…

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Minnesota $109M Outdoor Heritage plan with no wolf hunting

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Phyllis Kahn, DFL-Minneapolis, tinkered with the council’s recommendations. Schara said, “Would we say that some nonprofit could prohibit hunting because they have a cultural opposition to it? At least $27 million is destined for prairie-centered projects, including acquisition, enhancement and restoration of virgin prairies, restored grasslands and prairie wetlands. The emphasis wasn’t coincidence.

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OPINION: Managing wolves

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I do not know if the authors are wolf experts, but I doubt they are. In Washington, a civilian Wildlife Commission, representing varied interests of our population, advises the Department of Fish and Wildlife. Delisting of recovered species is essential to allowing ESA to do as intended.

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Hunt ends with better numbers than 2012

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…check stations on weekends during the five-week general hunting season. They checked 1,112 whitetail deer (including 985 bucks), 134 mule deer and 56 elk — meaning 7.1 percent of hunters were successful. Last year’s season ended with 17,635 hunters stopping with 941 whitetail deer (including 830 bucks), 131 mule deer and 78 elk for a 6.5 percentage of hunters with game. John Vore, a biologist with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, noted the number of whitetail bucks was…

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