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Northern Rocky Mountains Gray Wolf


Gray wolf (Canis lupus)

Principal Biologist(s)

Val Asher, Mike Phillips

Project Location

Flying D Ranch, MT

Conservation Problem

Wolves continue to be a polarizing issue in the West, limiting expansion to its historic range.

Conservation Status

  • Delisted under Endangered Species Act in April of 2011
  • Listed as “species in need of management” in Montana

Project Goals & Objectives

Our goals are to promote the persistence of wolves on the Flying D Ranch and to understand their relationships with bison and elk.


Project Background