- A snare trap.MONTANA FISH WILDLIFE & PARKS
ListenListening…3:33Gov. Signs Two Trapping Bills Targeting Wolves
Gov. Greg Gianforte has signed two bills into law designed to reduce the wolf population in Montana. The new laws extend the wolf trapping season by four weeks and allow wolf trappers to use neck snares.
“It seems like wildlife managers need another tool to manage wolf populations,” he said.
Thelatest population datashow just over 1,100 wolves in Montana, concentrated almost entirely in the western half of the state. Fielder said that’s more than four times the minimum for a recovered population set by wildlife managers
After more than 30 years…
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