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Everything is wonderful!!
« on: December 08, 2017, 10:51:23 AM »
I guess this means permit levels and season should stay the same next year? :dunno:

http://katu.com/news/local/wolves-do-not-appear-to-hurt-deer-elk-other-ungulates

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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2017, 11:07:49 AM »
What a load of horse poo  >:(

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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2017, 11:15:31 AM »
That's hilarious  :chuckle:. Why did they choose year 15-17, because it's already such low numbers across the board? They should reveal the dwindling numbers from year 2000-2017.
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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2017, 11:15:55 AM »
What a load of horse poo  >:(

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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2017, 11:19:54 AM »
I just sent the clown that wrote this an e-mail telling him to quit putting out false information.

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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2017, 11:23:38 AM »
Fake news!!!
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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2017, 11:36:34 AM »

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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #8 on: December 08, 2017, 11:53:58 AM »
So all of the guys who didn't see anywhere near the numbers of elk and deer up there this year must've been lying because the WDFW wouldn't lie about wolves, surely.
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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2017, 12:09:53 PM »
I wonder what they eat?
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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2017, 12:40:07 PM »
I heard rhey eat gravel thats why there is so many potholes on gravel roads

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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2017, 12:54:47 PM »
I heard rhey eat gravel thats why there is so many potholes on gravel roads

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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2017, 01:30:53 PM »
Must be they are turning vegetarian and got a taste of grass and other plant life.

Just like the story they only seek out the old, sick & injured.

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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #14 on: December 08, 2017, 01:33:28 PM »
Anyone notice there's no source?
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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #15 on: December 08, 2017, 01:48:31 PM »
No source and no press release from WDFW...

Some serious investigative journalism
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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #16 on: December 08, 2017, 01:58:17 PM »
Spokane tag, that is just embarrassing

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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #17 on: December 08, 2017, 02:11:33 PM »
SPOKANE, Wash. The growing population of wolves in eastern Washington state does not appear to be hurting the populations of deer, elk and other ungulates.

A report issued this week by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife looked at ungulate populations between fiscal 2015 and 2017.

The report concluded that none of the ungulate populations in the assessment appeared to show clear signs of being limited by predation from wolves.

Ungulates include elk, moose, deer and bighorn sheep.

Gray wolves were hunted to extinction in Washington early in the past century. But the animals started migrating into the state in the early 2000s from Idaho and Canada. The first wolf pack was documented by DFW in 2008.
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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #18 on: December 08, 2017, 02:16:59 PM »
Wonder if this is the assessment?

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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #19 on: December 08, 2017, 02:21:56 PM »
Wolves Don't Appear to Cause Global Warming

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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #20 on: December 08, 2017, 02:23:27 PM »
SPOKANE, Wash. The growing population of wolves in eastern Washington state does not appear to be hurting the populations of deer, elk and other ungulates.

A report issued this week by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife looked at ungulate populations between fiscal 2015 and 2017.

The report concluded that none of the ungulate populations in the assessment appeared to show clear signs of being limited by predation from wolves.

Ungulates include elk, moose, deer and bighorn sheep.

Gray wolves were hunted to extinction in Washington early in the past century. But the animals started migrating into the state in the early 2000s from Idaho and Canada. The first wolf pack was documented by DFW in 2008.
I thought they didn't do assessment of elk in the northeast? Moose seem to be infected with wolf worms.  Deer are probably just assessed by harvest stats.

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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #21 on: December 08, 2017, 02:44:58 PM »
This guy is a joke. Pretty obvious how he is misleading the public with that crap. Theres a reason he doesn't add the link per the source because most that don't have a clue will take his article at face value!  :bash:

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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #22 on: December 08, 2017, 02:45:33 PM »
Arnt caribou ungulates? How they doing?

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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #23 on: December 08, 2017, 03:19:38 PM »
Arnt caribou ungulates? How they doing?

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Re: Everything is wonderful!!
« Reply #24 on: December 08, 2017, 03:48:56 PM »
I wonder what they eat?
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