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Legal Challenge To Idaho Wolf Hunt

Press Release Defenders of Wildlife

Defenders of Wildlife to Challenge BLM’s First-ever Approval of Wolf Hunting Derby on Public Lands in Idaho

BOISE, Idaho –  Defenders of Wildlife will ask the courts to reverse a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) decision granting a permit for an Idaho anti-wolf group to hold a predator killing contest annually over the next five years on over 3 million acres of public land in eastern Idaho.

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DNR Closes NE Minnesota's Early Wolf Season

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is closing the early wolf hunting season in the northeastern part of the state. 121 more words


Public Comments Sought For Update Of Gray Wolf Management Plan

LANSING (WWJ/AP) - State officials are inviting the public to comment as they revise a plan for overseeing Michigan’s gray wolf population.

The Department of Natural Resources plan was adopted in 2008, four years before the federal government removed wolves in the Great Lakes region from the endangered species list and put the states in charge. 190 more words


Michigan Voters Reject Laws Favoring Wolf Hunting

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) - In largely symbolic referendums, Michigan voters have rejected two state laws that allow hunting of gray wolves.

One measure removed the wolf from the state endangered list and classified it as a game species. 312 more words


Voters Get Chance To Make Statement On Wolf Hunts

By John Flesher, AP Environmental Writer

TRAVERSE CITY (AP) - It may be merely symbolic, but Michigan voters will get a chance during the Nov. 4 election to send a message about whether hunters should be permitted to target the gray wolf, a hardy predator staking a new claim to the Upper Peninsula a half-century after being shot, poisoned and trapped into statewide oblivion. 584 more words