Michigan has joined the appeal of a federal judge’s decision to restore endangered species protections to the gray wolf.
Beginning Monday , the DNR is calling upon Michiganders, especially in northern Michigan, to help keep track of gray wolves migrating across the Straits of Mackinac.
The state Senate is urging Congress to end endangered and threatened species protections for gray wolves in Michigan. It passed the resolution Tuesday on a mostly party-line vote.
The controversy over wolf hunting in the Upper Peninsula is headed back to the Legislature. A petition campaign has filed an estimated 374 thousand signatures.
Inbreeding is wreaking havoc on the wolf population at Isle Royale National Park. That’s according to John Vucetich, head of a decades-old study of the predator/prey relationship between the island’s wolves and moose.
Michigan wildlife officials are dismissing claims that bad information led to the state’s upcoming wolf hunt. Continue reading