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Great Lakes Wolves

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Great Lakes Wolves

After being nearly eliminated from this region after years of human persecution, protections provided by the Endangered Species Act helped to restore wolves to the Western Great Lakes.

Today, the region holds the largest wolf population in the lower 48 states, with more than 4,000 wolves roaming through portions of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.

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In the Field

Promoting co-existence between wolves and humans is important to ensure the long-term survival of wolves in the Western Great Lakes. Defenders supports innovative nonlethal methods to prevent conflicts between wolves and humans.


Management and Policy

Helped by the protections of the Endangered Species Act, wolves have returned to the Western Great Lakes. To ensure their long-term survival in this region, Defenders is actively involved in the state wolf management planning process.

For more information go to subcategories for wolves in Isle Royale, Michican, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
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