wolf hunting

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.
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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