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]

New Lawsuit Aims to Stop Minnesota Wolf Hunting and Trapping Seasons

The Center for Biological Diversity and Howling for Wolves filed a lawsuit today against the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The groups are seeking a preliminary injunction to prevent wolf hunting and trapping seasons. The early season is set to … [Read More]

Michigan Wolf Hunt Proposed

With wolf hunts slated to launch in Wisconsin and Minnesota this fall, a third Great Lakes state could soon open a season on wolves as well. Michigan House Bill 5834, introduced Wednesday by Rep. Matt Huuki, proposes Michigan’s first modern-day hunting … [Read More]

Montana Approves Wolf Trapping, Hunting Limits Increased

Montana trappers will be allowed to trap wolves in the 2012-2013 wolf season. It’s the first time wolf trapping will be allowed in the state. In addition, the bag limit of wolves during the hunting and trapping season has been … [Read More]

Preliminary Wolf Hunting Harvest Quota Set for Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials have announced a preliminary quota of between 142 and 233 wolves for the state’s first wolf hunting and trapping season. Officials called the quota conservative and said the goals of the first season are simply … [Read More]

Mountain Lions Killing Wolves in Montana

In an unusual uptick in predator-versus-predator conflicts in a small part of Montana, it appears mountain lions have the edge over wolves. Two radio-collared wolves have been killed by mountain lions in the Bitterroot, Montana area since January. Two additional … [Read More]