More might be killed yet this winter. Environmental groups blasted the killing of the wolves, focusing on the operation being made public only after it happened.
U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services
The groups argue that because the federal government didn’t do the proper review, it doesn’t have the science to justify the authorization to kill coyotes, mountain lions, and other animals across Idaho.
All but one of those positives were in a cluster that was about four miles west of Lanesboro.
Contract with U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services would remove up to 15 mountain lions and 25 bears a year on 500 square miles of the Roan Plateau over three years to see if it boosts fawn survival rates