From an Associated Press story in the Idaho State Journal:

_[A] proposed [wolf] management plan, issued Monday by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, . . . recommends using a regulated seasonal hunt as the tool of choice for managing, and in some cases, thinning the number of wolves roaming the state. . . .

It also recommends suspending all wolf hunting activity when there are 20 or fewer breeding pairs left in the state.

”We’re focusing on managing conflicts with this plan,” [IDFG large carnivore coordinator Steve] Nadeau said. ”And clearly, that means population reductions in some areas. Other areas, we’ll be looking to stabilize.”_

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