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Wolves without borders: Transboundary survival of wolves in Banff National Park over three decades

Large carnivores are important ecological drivers of ecosystem dynamics when they occur at ecologically effective densities. They are also challenging to conserve, especially in transboundary settings such as along borders of parks and protected areas. Here, we tested for effects … read more

Liberalizing the killing of endangered wolves was associated with more disappearances of collared individuals in Wisconsin

Although poaching (illegal killing) is an important cause of death for large carnivores globally, the effect of lethal management policies on poaching is unknown for many populations. Two opposing hypotheses have been proposed: liberalizing killing may decrease poaching incidence (‘tolerance … read more

Minnesotans’ Attitudes Toward Wolves and Wolf Management

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, in partnership with the University of Minnesota through the Minnesota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit,  conducted a survey of Minnesota residents to support the 2020 update to the Minnesota Wolf Management Plan.

An Indigenous Critique of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation

Within the mainstream environmental movement, regulated hunting is commonly defended as a tool for preserving and managing populations of wild animals for future generations. We argue that this justification, encapsulated in the seven principles of the North American Model of … read more

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC)

The wolf remains protected within the KBIC Tribal Code under Endangered Species and Protected.  KBIC will designate the Home Territory, approximately 3.9 million acres within the 1842 Treaty area, as Wolf Sanctuary where sport hunting and/or trapping will not be allowed  Animals … read more

Trophy Hunting Debate

The document linked below is three documents in one: a publication, a rebuttal, and a response.

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