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]

Wolf Killed in Kansas Is First Documented in State Since 1905

Coyote hunters shot an animal in northwest Kansas this December that they later believed was too large to be a coyote. It turns out they were right. Following tissue testing, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has confirmed that the … [Read More]

Russia Paying for Top Wolf Hunters

Russia has a wolf population problem, and it’s willing to pay hunters to help control it. Wolf packs have been moving closer and closer to Siberian towns in recent years to prey on livestock, including horses and domesticated reindeer, according to … [Read More]

First Montana Wolf Trapping Season Set to Open Saturday

Montana’s first wolf-trapping season ever began last weekend. More than 2,400 people are certified to set out their traps, according to the Revalli Republic. The state held its first wolf hunting season in 2009, but this is the first opportunity for … [Read More]

Michigan State Senate Passes Bill Classifying Wolves as Game Animal

Michigan has taken a step toward opening hunting and trapping seasons on wolves. The Michigan State Senate voted 23-15 Thursday in favor of a bill that would classify wolves as a game animal in the state. The bill will now go … [Read More]

Wisconsin Wolf Hunters and Trappers Nearing Quota Limit

About a third of the way through a four-and-a-half month wolf season, Wisconsin hunters and trappers are nearing the quota limit set by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Through 45 days, 98 wolves have been killed out of a … [Read More]