Michigan wolf hunt

6:52 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Decision Coming Soon on Michigan Wolf Hunt Vote

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Complex political process involved in whether wolves will be hunted
Within two weeks, state election officials are expected to act on a petition that could allow lawmakers to ignore efforts by voters to weigh in on Michigan's second managed wolf hunt. Lawmakers, on vacation and running for re-election, would have to return to Lansing within 40 days of the approval by the state Board of Canvassers.
7:52 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Second Wolf Hunt Proposal Approved for Michigan Ballot

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Legislature may be able to side-step second referendum, as it did the first
LANSING, MI -- Michigan voters will see two anti-wolf hunt proposals on the statewide ballot this November, and there may still be a pro-wolf hunt measure on the way. The Michigan Board of State Canvassers on Tuesday certified an estimated 182,732 valid signatures submitted by Keep Michigan Wolves Protected for a referendum seeking to stop future hunts following the state's first-ever wolf season.
7:02 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Opponents of wolf hunting in Michigan consider another petition drive

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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

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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.
9:10 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Snyder signs bill that could lead to wolf hunt in Upper Peninsula

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Bill would supersede law passed last year and nullify petition drive to put issues on statewide ballot
LANSING - The day before the Natural Resources Commission is meeting to determine whether it will set a wolf hunting season this fall, Gov. Rick Snyder signed a bill that will allow that vote and kill a petition drive meant to ban the hunt.