Grant program aims to deter Mexican wolf, cattle conflicts
San Francisco Chronicle
Jan. 3, 2019
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona ranchers can now apply for grants as part of an effort to research measures that could prevent conflicts between livestock and Mexican gray wolves.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department announced Thursday that the livestock loss board unanimously approved the grant program at its meeting in November.
Arizona ranchers applying for the funds are required to provide a match either in cash or in-kind and/or third-party funds. They must also document the method to avoid conflict being used and its effectiveness.
The board is charged with addressing the killing of livestock by Mexican gray wolves. As part of its role, the board reimburses...