Elk NetworkWyoming Releases 2018 Wolf Count

General | April 19, 2019

According to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD), there are a minimum number of 286 wolves in 46 packs in Wyoming as of December 31, 2018. That total marks the 17th consecutive year Wyoming exceeded delisting criteria spelled out by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

WGFD, USDA Wildlife Services, Grand Teton National Park, Wind River Reservation and Yellowstone National Park spent more than $1.5 million on wolf monitoring and management activities in 2018.

Biologists also captured and collared 60 wolves for monitoring and study.

Go here to view the 2018 Annual Report.

(Photo source: Wyoming Game and Fish Department)