Wolf Association Sweden

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PRESS RELEASE 2015-07-03

The latest inventory of the lynx in winter 2014/15 shows that the number of lynx increases in northern Sweden. Population estimates based on survey results show that there are around 1020 lynx in Sweden.

The lynx population is increasing in Norrbotten and Jämtland. In central and southern Sweden shows inventory results that are stable and that the outcome is close to last year's inventory. During winter inventories documented 233 family groups (honor med ungar) lynx in Scandinavia. Of these, 172 Family groups in Sweden. Population estimates based on survey results indicate that there were about 1020 lynx in Sweden and a total of approximately 1380 in Scandinavia during winter 2014/15. Family groups of lynx during the winter were found in all leave except Gotland.

- It is important that we have good inventories in order to get the most accurate results possible. We need great participation in the inventory of predators. The more people contribute, the better results we get, says Magnus Kristoffersson, wildlife officer at the Environmental Protection Agency.

Hunters contribution is important in the inventory work

The Environmental Protection Agency and Hunting Association are working together to improve the quality of inventories in the country and to achieve better inventory results in snowless areas. The new agreement between the Hunters Association and the Environmental Protection Agency means that there will be more people who can assure the quality of regeneration and that this will lead to better and more reliable population estimates. The agreement also specifies that the union should have a responsibility to disseminate information on both inventory being performed and results.

- The hunters participate in this important work is very valuable for predator management, says Magnus Kristoffersson.
Inventory with the help of video surveillance

EPA initiates in the autumn also work to develop a standardized method for video surveillance. It will supplement the observations that today are used as the basis for the inventory of the lynx. This development will be conducted in collaboration between the Environmental Protection Agency, The county administrative boards, Swedish Association for Hunting and researchers.

The report Predators Inventory Lynx Winter 2014/2015>>978-91-620-8737-1

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Kill the wolves 2016

Sweden; 42 pieces

Updated 2016-12-30

License Hunt. 2 jan-15 feb. 13 pieces
The hunt in Dalarna completed the 20/1-16

Dalarna / Lövsjöreviret
7/1. 1Male
6/1. 2 He is
3/1. 2 He is + 1 only
2/1. 1 Male

hunting called off. 6 wolves shot
9/1. 1 Hanvarg +1 only
8/1. 2 Mat + 1 Hanvarg
5/9. 1 Hanvarg

Norway; 6 st
Finland; 78 st (Hunting license 2016 19 st)

Kill the wolves 2014-15

Sweden; 71st
Norway; 13st
Finland; 48 st
Updated 2015-12-31
( 142 Scandinavian wolves killed this year)

Culling JAMTLAND & gt;
> 3 wolves shot, 15/2
> 1 wolf shot, 24/2
Licensed hunting 2015
45 Wolves !!
10 wolves shot in Värmland, area 1. 28/1
14 wolves shot in Värmland, area 2. 28/1
12 +1 wolves shot in Orebro, 1/2
4 wolves shot in Dalarna, area 1. 28/1
4+1 wolves shot in the Dalarna region 2. 28/1
2 avräknade p.gr.av sakbbangrepp

Total: 45 kill wolves during the hunt t.o.m 1/2 -15

3 st. hunting suspected crime. 5, 7 January 2015

Tatalt 2014. 48 Pieces

2013 > 33 st. + 14 st. Norwegian
2012 > 56 st. (+ 5 unborn)
2011 > 40 st.
2010 > 60 st.

See page; Compilation kill wolves that you can find under menu "WOLF"

How many wolves we need ? Linda Laikre

Wolf Manifestation in Stockholm 7/3 2015

WAS demonstration Sthlm Miljödep.

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