April 6, 2022
Montana Senator Steve Daines and Idaho Senator Jim Risch wrote a joint op-ed on the success of state led management of wolves in Montana and Idaho. Their op-ed also responds to DOI Secretary Haaland’s editorial that she wrote pushing a false narrative about Montana and Idaho’s gray wolf populations.
Idaho and Montana’s successful recovery of the gray wolf was a significant achievement in species conservation. In less than ten years, not only were biological recovery targets for gray wolves met, they were exceeded. Unfortunately, delisting of the wolf has been mired in politics rather...