by Vanessa Perez KECIFriday, March 12th 2021AA
https://imasdk.googleapis.com/js/core/bridge3.446.1_en.html#goog_2027329204Volume 90% Montana considering series of new bills to expand trapping and killing of wolves, bears (KECI)
KALISPELL, Mont. (KECI/WKRC/CBS) – Activists say populations of endangered wildlife in Montana may be at risk as the state considers a series of legislative bills that set out to expand trapping and hunting regulations.
Wildlife officials say there are approximately 900 to 1,100 wolves roaming in Montana. The state Senate recently passed two bills that would change how wolves are managed.
Senate Bill 314, introduced by State Sen. Bob Brown (R-Thompson Falls), aims to change laws related to hunting wolves.
“The opposition keeps going to I’m authorizing hunting at night and unlimited tags and everything else. If you look in the bill it says the commission may do that,” Brown said.
The bill aims to reduce the wolf population to a sustainable level, which translates to eliminating…
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