Category Archives: Great Lakes Wolves

Facts about Wolves in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

There is no scientific or biological justification to hunt or trap wolves for sport. The facts about wolves in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Those eager to open a trophy hunting and commercial trapping season on the U.P.’s wolves ignored scientific evidence … read more

Huge Win for Michigan Wolves – November 2016

Photo credit: MI DNR The Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled a 2014 law that enables state wildlife officials to allow wolf hunting in Michigan is unconstitutional. The appellate ruling in favor of the citizen group Keep Michigan Wolves Protected … read more

Two Wolves Remain on Isle Royale

Having survived another year, it is likely that only two wolves remain on Isle Royale. A researcher from Michigan Technological University surveyed the island this winter, part of the longest running predator-prey study in the world. read more

Midwest Wolf Stewards Conference

The Midwest Wolf Stewards has met annually since the late 1980s to discuss wolf conservation in the Great Lakes region — current wolf populations, wolf depredations, the wolf hunts, wolf taxonomy, the politics of wolf management and local research projects. read more

Scientists’ Letter Alerts U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service that Wisconsin Is Misleading USFWS

A letter submitted by nationally known wolf experts explains that Wisconsin’s misleading population estimates warrant federal oversight and possible emergency re-listing under the Endangered Species Act was submitted to the United States Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS). read more

Does Hunting Wolves Increase Tolerance or Reduce Poaching?

Dr. Adrian Treves founded the Carnivore Coexistence Lab to understand and manage the balance between carnivore conservation and human needs. Read more about his research concerning wolves and humans. read more

Dr. Paul Paquet: Understanding the Key Issues Regarding Hunting Wolves

At the recent International Wolf Symposium, held in Duluth, MN, Dr. Paul Paquet participated in a panel discussion on Understanding the Key Issues Regarding Hunting Wolves. Read his statement. read more

#StandForWolves Campaign Needs Your Voice

October 28th will be the last opportunity to #StandForWolves in our nation. Please be sure your voice is heard! read more

NWC Great Lakes Director Demands An Honest Debate

The wildlife in this country is held in the public’s trust. This implies that we ALL share equal, undivided interests in our wild animals. The debate about an upcoming hunt in Michigan must be honest and citizens must informed with confirmed facts. read more

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