Michigan Natural Resources Commission

7:15 am
Mon December 22, 2014

Judge's Ruling May Halt Wolf Hunt in Michigan

Federal judge's ruling is likely to be appealed
A federal judge's order to reinstate wolves as an endangered species in the Great Lakes area was cheered by Michigan wolf supporters and decried by a farmer who has had significant cattle losses.
6:16 am
Mon September 22, 2014

Lack of Wolf Hunt This Year Draws Mixed Reactions in Upper Peninsula

Michigan Natural Resources says there will be no wolf hunt this year, but it's likely in future years
The state's recent decision that there will be no wolf hunt in Michigan this year is getting mixed reactions, despite fear in the Upper Peninsula about the predators. Many U.P. residents have been alarmed by the estimated 636 gray wolves in Michigan and their attacks on game animals, domestic animals and pets.
6:12 am
Fri September 12, 2014

No Wolf Hunt In Michigan This Year

23 wolves were killed in last year's wolf hunt in the Upper Peninsula
LANSING - With two proposals concerning wolf hunts on the Nov. 4 ballot, the Natural Resources Commission will not schedule a hunt of gray wolves in the Upper Peninsula this year. "We do not have the authority to set a wolf hunt now," said John Matonich, a NRC commissioner during a commission meeting Thursday.
7:02 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Opponents of wolf hunting in Michigan consider another petition drive

Another petition drive would be needed to hold a referendum on bill that authorizes Natural Resources Commission to schedule a wolf hunt
LANSING, MI - A coalition supported by the Humane Society of the United States says it is considering a second petition drive aimed at banning wolf hunting in Michigan. An initial hunt is already scheduled for this fall in parts of the Upper Peninsula -- although, because of actions Wednesday, more Natural Resources Commission votes will be needed to make the hunt official again.
7:57 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Commission sets dates for wolf hunt in Upper Peninsula

Hunt was authorized to deal with growing population of wolves. Opponents say voters have been silenced on issue
ROSCOMMON - From Nov. 15 through Dec. 31, gray wolves in three areas of the Upper Peninsula will have a target on their backs. The state Natural Resources Commission approved a wolf hunting season Thursday for up to 43 of the 658 wolves in the Upper Peninsula.