Idaho: $1.2M on wolves in 2011
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
February 26, 2012
Idaho wildlife officials report that wolf-related expenditures in FY2010 totaled more than $1.7 million, and in FY2011, more than $1.2 million.
Idaho also reported that IDGF:
Resumed responsibility for wolf management in May 2011 and initiated control actions that resulted in killing 13 wolves in the Lolo and Elk City elk zones to address impacts on elk and human safety concerns.
Set Idaho's second wolf hunting season for fall 2011 and winter 2012 and the first regulated public wolf trapping season in the lower 48 states. Sold more than 31,600 wolf hunting tags and 200 wolf trapping tags (as of December 2011) for the season.