Appeals Court Backs Minnesota DNR on Wolf Regulations

A court decision issued yesterday by the Minnesota Court of Appeals has upheld the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ authority to set wolf hunting and trapping seasons. “This decision affirms that the DNR, as directed by the Legislature, set the … [Read More]

Proposal Would Remove Federal Protection From Wolves in Lower 48

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering eliminating endangered species protections for gray wolves in the Lower 48. The only exception would be for a small group of Mexican wolves in Arizona and New Mexico. If the USFWS agrees … [Read More]

Groups Sue to Stop Wolf Hunting and Trapping in the Midwest

A group of animal rights organizations has teamed up to file a lawsuit in an attempt to bring back federal protections for gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. Wolf hunting and trapping seasons opened in Wisconsin and Minnesota in 2012, … [Read More]

Wisconsin Hunters and Trappers Take 18 Wolves in First Week of Season

Wisconsin’s first wolf season, which began last Monday, is off to a surprising start as hunters and trappers have already tagged 18 wolves. “I think 18 wolves in the first week would certainly greatly exceed my expectations,” Fred Strand, a … [Read More]

Minnesota Grouse Hunter Kills Charging Wolf

A man shot and killed a wolf in northern Minnesota after the animal charged him and his dog. The man reported the incident to Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials shortly after it occurred during a ruffed grouse hunting trip. The … [Read More]

Minnesota Lawsuit Will Not Delay Wolf Season

Minnesota will have a wolf hunting and trapping season in 2012. The Minnesota Court of Appeals has struck down a lawsuit attempting to stop the opening of the inaugural season. It will begin Nov. 3. The court found that the … [Read More]