wolf hunting

3:47 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

State spent $200,000 to keep wolves off of one farm

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The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says it did not initiate the state’s first wolf hunt largely because of one farmer’s problems, but recent data suggests otherwise.
(Note: Search this database for attacks by wolves and compensation paid.) Taxpayers have footed the bill for more than $200,000 to assist a single controversial cattle farmer against wolf attacks, newly obtained documents by MLive.com show.
4:26 pm
Wed January 1, 2014

DNR says wolf hunt a success

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Study will determine if there is a hunt again next year
Michigan's historic first wolf hunt ended Tuesday with a little more than half of the allowed wolves killed. Between Nov. 16 and Dec. 31, 23 wolves were killed in three sections of the Upper Peninsula. There were 1,200 wolf licenses issued by the state for the 45-day hunt.
Wolf Hunt
3:11 pm
Tue December 31, 2013

WestSouthwest: The Michigan Wolf Hunt

Wolves on Isle Royale
Credit J.A. Vucetich and R.O. Peterson

WMUK correspondent Brian Peterson, who is also an Assistant Professor in Western Michigan University's Environmental Studies Department, discusses Michigan's wolf hunt with Michigan Technological University biologist John Vucetich. 

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8:49 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

New group seeks to preserve future wolf hunts in Michigan

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About 258,000 signatures needed to send bill to the Legislature
LANSING, MI -- With Michigan's first-ever wolf hunt well underway, a new coalition of conservationists and sportsmen is seeking to protect future hunts from a planned voter referendum. A group calling itself Citizens for Professional Wildlife Management on Tuesday announced plans to launch a petition drive for citizen-initiated legislation that would affirm the Michigan Natural Resource Commissions' ability to designate game species and issue fisheries orders.
3:37 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

First wolf shot in Michigan wolf hunt

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A Jackson County man shot a 75 pound male gray wolf in the Upper Peninsula near Baraga County.
A man from Rives Junction in Jackson County was the first to report a harvested wolf as Michigan's controversial first wolf hunt opened today. The man, who declined to give his name due to "death threats" he said he's received in the past from hunt opponents, shot a 75-pound, male gray wolf just after dawn in the Baraga Plains area of Baraga County.