428 wolf culls proposed. More than originally planned, but could be stopped by Montana judge. Cal Groen, Fish and Game Department director: “We’re looking at a wolf population today at least five times above the federal management standards. We made a great history today… We can now be managers of the wolves.” Kramer in the Spokesman [partial access]. Wolves a “factor” in decline of elk and deer populations, Department says. Berg in the Times-News. Commission trumps biologist recommendations by 100 wolves. Groen: “We’re saying we are going to be at least five times above (federal) government recovery levels.” Kauffman in the Mtn. Express.