Legal Petition Seeks Ban on Aerial Gunning of Wolves in Idaho

November 29, 2023 Contacts: Suzanne Asha Stone, International Wildlife Coexistence Network, (208) 861-5177, Andrea Zaccardi, Center for Biological Diversity, (303) 854-7748, Talasi Brooks, Western Watersheds, (208) 336-9077, Legal Petition Seeks Ban on Shooting Wolves from Helicopters in Idaho’s National Forests Aerial Gunning Also Endangers Grizzlies, Public Safety BOISE, Idaho— Wildlife conservation groups … Continued

Idaho poised to hire private contractor to shoot wolves

For Immediate Release: November 6, 2023 Media Contacts: Suzanne Asha Stone International Wildlife Coexistence Network, Cofounder, Blaine County Idaho Wood River Wolf Project (208) 861-5177, Talasi Brooks Western Watersheds Project, (208)336-9077, Idaho poised to hire private contractor to shoot wolves from aircraft BOISE, Ida. – On October 26th, the Idaho Wolf Depredation Control … Continued

First International Wildlife Coexistence Conference October 17 – 21, 2022

You’re invited to register for the 2022 International Wildlife Coexistence Conference October 17-20th at Chico Hot Springs Resort in Pray, Montana. Followed by field trips to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem on October 20th (afternoon). This global conference covers coexistence topics including building effective partnerships, Indigenous leadership, best practice coexistence measures, innovative technologies and successful models … Continued

Timberline High School TREE Club Ad Supporting Wolves in Local Paper

Contacts: Michel Liao: 208 995 7613, Suzanne Asha Stone, IWCN: 208 861 5177, May 18, 2022 Timberline High School’s TREE Club (Teens Restoring Earth’s Environment) joined IWCN to place a full-page ad in the Idaho Statesman in support of wolves titled “We Want Wolves in Our Tomorrow.” Timberline High School has a long … Continued

Lawsuit Challenges Idaho Wolf Trapping Laws that Endanger Grizzlies, Lynx

Contact: Suzanne Asha Stone, International Wildlife Coexistence Network,, (208) 861-5177 BOISE, ID — Ten conservation groups filed a lawsuit today challenging Idaho’s extreme wolf-trapping rules, which facilitate the slaughter of up to 90% of Idaho’s gray wolf population. The lawsuit contends that continued and expanded wolf trapping and snaring will injure and kill non-target grizzly bears and Canada … Continued

Emergency Listing is Needed Now for Northern Rockies Wolves

“A century ago, state officials in Idaho and Montana persecuted wolves using traps, poison, killing pups in dens, and paying bounties on dead wolves.  Here we are, witnessing this needless massacre of wolves yet again.  Idaho and Montana officials promised to manage wolves responsibly “just as we do black bears and mountain lions” but they have shattered … Continued

Conservation Groups Ask Secretary Vilsack to Stop Government Killing of Wolf Pups

For immediate release August 4, 2021 BOISE, Ida. – Conservation groups today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Secretary Tom Vilsack to immediately suspend the practice by the USDA’s Wildlife Services of slaughtering weeks-old wolf pups on public lands. Newly-received public records confirm accounts that Wildlife Services is now killing wolf pups to … Continued

Emergency Endangered Species Act Protections Needed for Northern Rockies Wolves  

DC/Idaho – July 1, 2021: Notable scientists, including Jane Goodall, George Schaller, Thomas Lovejoy, Wayne Melquist, Marcie Carter, and Roy Heberger are among 400 scientists who have called on President Biden and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to provide emergency protections for gray wolves in the Northern Rockies, including Yellowstone. Today, the state of Idaho will begin an eradication campaign to slash 90% of gray wolves from the landscape, with a goal of dropping … Continued

Grammy Nominated Priya Darshini Joins IWCN Board of Directors

Press Release Contact: Cindy Hoffman 202 489 5587 Grammy Nominated Priya Darshini Joins IWCN Board of Directors DC/Idaho– April 22,2021: The International Wildlife Coexistence Network (IWCN) is proud to announce that Priya Darshini has joined the Board of Directors. Priya was raised in Mumbai and started singing at age four. Her debut album, Periphery … Continued

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Wolves in Idaho Need Your Help

In support of IWCN’s efforts to protect Idaho and Northern Rocky wolves, two donors have generously offered to match donations THREE-TO-ONE raised up to $20,000 until December 31st. That means your donation will be TRIPLED to protect wolves!