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Minnesota sees fewer applicants for wolf hunting licenses

October 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

DULUTH, Minn. The allure of shooting or trapping a wolf in Minnesota may be declining.
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Unwary wolf pups concern wildlife officials

August 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BRIMSON, Minn. Gary and Jody Hepola knew something was different Wednesday morning. They hadn’t seen the wolf pups.
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Group wants wolf hunt canceled

August 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL – An organization opposed to wolf hunting and trapping launched a petition drive Wednesday in hopes of killing this year’s season.

Pointing to a state report showing a 700 wolf population decline in five years, Howling for Wolves founde…continue reading on dglobe.com

Group wants wolf hunt to be canceled

August 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. An organization opposed to wolf hunting launched a petition drive Wednesday in hopes of killing this year’s season.
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DNR cuts number of wolf licenses

July 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

DULUTH, Minn. With Minnesota’s estimated wolf population down about 25 percent from recent years, state Department of Natural Resources officials will allow fewer wolf hunting and trapping licenses this fall, the agency announced Monday.
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Getting real numbers is critical to wildlife conservation efforts

July 19, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Last fall at the beginning of the wolf hunting season, the DNR claimed a wolf population of 3,000. Since 413 were killed during hunting season this would leave a population of 2587. The DNR claims a present population of only 2211. What happened to the other 376 wolves? Wolves had a very good winter. Also, what happened to the pups born this spring which would bring the total present wolf population well over 3500. This is using a very conservative estimate on the number of pups born this spring. Continue Reading

Minnesota’s wolf population remains strong

July 14, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The wolf population remains firmly established on Minnesota’s landscape, according to a comprehensive population survey conducted by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Continue Reading

Wolf hunt moratorium pushed

March 14, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Advocates could not prevent Minnesota’s first wolf hunting season, but they now are asking state lawmakers to put a stop to the hunt for at least five years. Continue Reading

White Earth prepares for first wolf conference

February 27, 2013 in DL-Online

Residents on White Earth are preparing for the Reservation’s first ever White Earth Wolf Conference, as enrolled members there continue the fight for the right to ban wolf hunting on that land. Continue Reading

Minnesota lawmakers to introduce bill to stop wolf hunt

February 21, 2013 in DL-Online

Legislation is expected to be introduced at the state Capitol today to place a five-year moratorium on Minnesota’s wolf hunting season and call for other options for wolf population control. Continue Reading