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Wolf trapping plan generates huge public response

HELENA — The public response to the plans for this year's wolf hunt in Montana has been staggering: A whopping 6,500 comments have been received on the proposal set for approval Thursday by the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission.

That far outnumbers the 1,500 comments received on the 2011 wolf hunt plan and just about doubles the comments FWP took on last year's hotly debated proposal to relocate Yellowstone National Park bison, agency officials said.

AP photo/Eliza Wiley, Independent Record

Randy Newberg, with Headwaters Sportsmans Association out of Bozeman, was one of the first to speak Th...


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