The facts about wolves in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
April 1, 2021
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.
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Author(s): National Wolfwatcher Coalition