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Wolf Conflict Funding

Wolf Depredation Compensation

The Office of Species Conservation is accepting applications for wolf depredation compensation due to loss. There is $79,130 available to livestock producers for verified losses (confirmed kills and injuries that have been verified by Wildlife Services) due to wolves during the 2023 calendar year. Probable kills/injuries are not eligible for funding. The deadline for compensation applications is December 29th, 2023. See the Compensation form linked below for the application and more detailed information.

For additional information contact Joshua Uriarte

Wolf Depredation Prevention

The Office of Species Conservation is now accepting proposals for the 2024 grazing season for producers interested in funding for proactive, preventative measures such as hiring range riders, building temporary pens, installing fladry, fox lights, etc. OSC recognizes that each livestock operation is different and has its own set of challenges. An announcement with the total funds available and how to apply for funds for 2024 can be found below. Producers are encouraged to submit project ideas and applications between October 26th, 2023 and February 1st, 2024.

For additional information contact Austin Terrell 

Resources:

Wolf Depredation Compensation – Prevention Announcement
Idaho Wolf Depredation Compensation Form
Idaho Wolf Depredation Prevention Form
W9/Direct Deposit/Remittance Authorization Form

Wolf Running
Gray Wolf
Photo Credit: Idaho Department of Fish and Game
man on horse overlooks herd of cattle
Range Rider Oversees Cattle
Photo Credit: Conservation Northwest
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