Washington

Washington / Oregon / California

Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)
Northwestern Gray Wolf (Canis lupus occidentalis)
Northern Rocky Mountain Wolf (Canis lupus irremotus)

Population Statistics April 2015 February 2016 (68), October 2016 – June 2017 (95)

Legal Status; In western 2/3’s federally protected under ESA, east WA-state managed.

Resources
U S Fish and Wildlife Service (Grey wolves in Northern Rocky Mountains)
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Organizations
Conservation Northwest (Bellingham, Seattle, Washington)
Pacific Wolf Coalition (Washington, Oregon, California)
Gifford Pinchot Task Force (Vancouver, WA)
Washington Chapter Sierra Club (Washington State)
The Lands Council (Spokane, Wa)

Washington News Resources & Publications
The Daily Herald (Everett, Washington)
Capitol Press (Washington)
The Seattle Times (Seattle, Washington)

LATEST WASHINGTON NEWS

Journal Articles

Habitat use of sympatric prey suggests divergent anti-predator responses to recolonizing gray wolves. Dellinger JA, Shores CR, Craig A, Heithaus MR, Ripple WJ, Wirsing AJ. Oecologia. 2019 Feb

Natural re-colonization and admixture of wolves (Canis lupus) in the US Pacific Northwest: challenges for the protection and management of rare and endangered taxa. Hendricks SA, Schweizer RM, Harrigan RJ, Pollinger JP, Paquet PC, Darimont CT, Adams JR, Waits LP, Hohenlohe PA, Wayne RK. Heredity. 2019 Feb

Impacts of recolonizing gray wolves (Canis lupus) on survival and mortality in two sympatric ungulates
J.A. Dellinger,*a C.R. Shores,a M. Marsh,b M.R. Heithaus,c W.J. Ripple,d A.J. Wirsinga; Journal of Zoology, 2018 – NRC Research Press

Impacts of Re-colonizing Gray Wolves on Mule Deer and White-tailed Deer in North-Central Washington (Doctoral dissertation). Dellinger, J., 2018.

BEAUTY OR THE BEAST: UNDERSTANDING ATTITUDES ABOUT WOLVES IN WASHINGTON STATE AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR WOLF MANAGEMENT. Wiley, P., 2018.

Cattle depredation risk by gray wolves on grazing allotments in Washington. Hanley ZL, Cooley HS, Maletzke BT, Wielgus RB. Global ecology and conservation. 2018 Oct

Forecasting cattle depredation risk by recolonizing gray wolves
ZL Hanley, HS Cooley, BT Maletzke, RB Wielgus – Wildlife Biology, 2018 – BioOne

Nutrition and Habitat‐Use Models for Elk Management in Western Oregon and Washington. Rowland MM, Wisdom MJ, Nielson RM, Cook JG, Cook RC, Johnson BK, Coe PK, Hafer JM, Naylor BJ, Vales DJ, Anthony RG. Wildlife Monographs. 2018 Nov

A meta‐population model to predict occurrence and recovery of wolves. The Journal of Maletzke BT, Wielgus 2016

Can GPS Clusters Predict Calving of Moose in Northeastern Washington?. Ramirez, R., 2016.

Ethics and Wolf Management: Attitudes Toward and Tolerance of Wolves in Washington State. SJSU Scholarworks Callahan, J., 2012.

Wolves, trophic cascades, and rivers in the Olympic National Park, USA. Beschta RL, Ripple WJ.  Ecohydrology: Ecosystems, Land and Water Process Interactions, Ecohydrogeomorphology. 2008

Landscape permeability for large carnivores in Washington: a geographic information system weighted-distance and least-cost corridor assessment. Singleton PH, Gaines WL, Lehmkuhl JF. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-549. Portland, OR: US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station

Understory patch dynamics and ungulate herbivory in old-growth forests of Olympic National Park, Washington. Schreiner EG, Krueger KA, Houston DB, Happe PJ. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 1996 Feb

Response of coyotes and gray wolves to simulated howling in north-central Washington. Neale, G.K., Naney, R.M. and Gaines, W.L., 1995.

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