Saturday, March 8, 2008

Proposed Alberta wolf cull misguided: critics

A proposal to kill wolf pups and sterilize their parents to bolster elk numbers in the Rocky Mountain House area is not the answer, the Alberta director of the Sierra Club of Canada says.

Instead, more should be done to reduce the loss of the elk's habitat, increasingly threatened by roads, pipelines and backcountry vehicle use, Dianne Pachal told CBC News on Thursday.

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