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Protesters furious over wolf kill

Jim Farrell,
Published: Wednesday, February 13

EDMONTON - Two dozen protesters gathered in front of the Edmonton headquarters of Alberta Sustainable Resource Development today to demand the ministry kill oil and gas development in the Alberta foothills rather than wolves to protect the endangered Little Smoky caribou herd...

In 2006, a team was set up by the province to protect the best remaining patches of habitat for woodland caribou, says Helene Walsh, a biologist and a member of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society. One of the most sensitive of those areas is that occupied by the 80 members of the Little Smoky caribou herd.

"The committee has accomplished nothing," Walsh said.

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