Alberta wolf bounties
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
February 13, 2014
Conservationists are calling for a halt to the wolf bounty system used in Alberta – which pays up to $500 per wolf killed in the province. Last spring, bounties were paid on more than 600 wolves killed in Alberta.
Wildlife biologists say that instead of a bounty system, wildlife managers should establish systems utilizing predator control officers to target wolves that prey on livestock, as is done in Wyoming.
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