Wolf Population Stable
Montana’s verified wolf population remained stable last year while livestock depredations by wolves continued to decline, dropping about 27 percent from 2012.
A total of 627 wolves were counted in Montana at the end of 2013, compared to 625 last year, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ federally required annual wolf conservation and management report released today.
“Among the best news is that confirmed wolf depredations on livestock took a significant drop in 2013,” said FWP Director Jeff Hagener. “And that comes on top of fewer overall agency control actions than th...
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