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Posts tagged "Lookout Pack"
Methow will be part of wolf research program

Methow will be part of wolf research program

By Ann McCreary
The Methow Valley will be included in a research program that will investigate non-lethal interventions to reduce conflicts between livestock and wolves. The Lookout Pack is one of six packs in eastern Washington that will …
Study: State’s gray wolf population steady in 2013

Study: State’s gray wolf population steady in 2013

By Ann McCreary
Gray wolves established four new packs in Washington over the past year, bringing the total number to 13 packs, and the state is home to five successful breeding pairs including the Methow Valley’s Lookout Pack, according to …
Lookout wolves: Wildlife officials say pack is up to five members

Lookout wolves: Wildlife officials say pack is up to five members

By Ann McCreary
Wildlife officials have confirmed that five gray wolves, believed to be a breeding pair and their offspring, are living in the Lookout Pack territory in the mountains southwest of Twisp. “As of late December …
Sharp divisions remain in debate over removing wolves from federal protection

Sharp divisions remain in debate over removing wolves from federal protection

By Ann McCreary
Local politicians and conservationists have weighed in on opposites sides of the debate over a proposal to remove gray wolves from protection under the Federal Endangered Species Act. As home to the Lookout Pack …
Three wolf pups born to Lookout pair

Three wolf pups born to Lookout pair

State wildlife officials have confirmed that three pups were born in the spring to a pair of wolves that have been monitored during the past two years in the Lookout Pack territory. “We’re pretty sure there are at least three pups. We saw them on two or three different occasions,” said Scott Becker, wolf biologist...
Dogs caught in wolf traps set on Forest Service land

Dogs caught in wolf traps set on Forest Service land

By Ann McCreary
Two dogs in the Poorman Creek area were inadvertently caught last week in leg hold traps set for wolves, until the owner of one of the dogs found them and set them free.
Will federal delisting impact state’s wolves?

Will federal delisting impact state’s wolves?

WDFW says no, but conservationists concerned An image from a video taken in May of a female wolf in the Lookout Pack territory shows teats that appear to be filled with milk, indicating she has given birth. Photo courtesy of WDFW   BY ANN McCREARY Removing gray wolves from federal endangered species protection – as...