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The facts about wolves in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

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There is no scientific or biological justification to hunt or trap wolves for sport.

In 2016, legislators ignored scientific evidence and the will of Michigan voters to pass a law authorizing a trophy hunting and commercial trapping season on our state’s wolves, if their federal protections are removed. Just because we can kill wolves doesn’t mean we should. Wolves play a vital role in the ecosystem, strengthen deer populations, have cultural and intrinsic value, and create jobs and support businesses through ecotourism.

(See PDF for more information)

Document: Wolfwatcher-facts-about-MI-wolves-factsheet-2021-1.pdf  PDF icon

Author(s): National Wolfwatcher Coalition

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