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As Wolves Rebound, Range Riders Keep Watch Over Livestock

posted Sep 5, 2015, 4:30 PM by chloe owens

8/2/15, by Sandi Doughton, The Seattle Times

As wolves rebound, range riders keep watch over livestock

Cowboys track wolf packs by computer to reduce conflicts between ranchers and an ancient predator that’s back on the landscape.  As part of a project called Range Riders, it’s Johnson’s job to keep cows and wolves away from one another.  Every day before saddling his horse and heading into the field, he logs onto the computer to see exactly where the valley’s resident wolf pack has been hanging out.