Wolves in Montana and Idaho will be loosing their federal protection today via @EnnNews
RELATED ARTICLES Wyoming Wants Gray Wolf Off 'Threatened' List July 14, 2005 12:00 AM Federal rule 'delisting' gray wolves is issued April 2, 2009 09:31 AM Estimates Put Wolf Numbers Up in Rockies September 7, 2005 12:00 AM Northern Rockies Wolves are safe for now April 10, 2011 07:56 AM Federal protections for some 1,200 gray wolves in Montana and Idaho officially end on Thursday under unprecedented legislation passed by Congress last month removing them from the endangered species list. The effective date of the de-listing, which places the wolves under state wildlife control and opens them to licensed hunting, was announced on Wednesday by U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar in a conference call with reporters. ADVERTISEMENT Another 4,000 wolves in the western Great Lakes region could lose their status as threatened or endangered early next year under a separate governm...