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Testing Fladry as a Nonlethal Management Tool for Wolves and Coyotes in Michigan

Several forms of nonlethal management exist, but field testing is problematic, and few such techniques have been tested on free-ranging wolves (Canis lupus) or other predators. We tested fladry in the eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan during the summers of … read more

Will wolves move to Michigan’s Lower Peninsula?

“Given our finding that NLP landscape has adequate but more disconnected suitable habitat to support dispersing individuals and breeding packs, determining the effects of potentially increased mortality and energy expenditure while dispersing on recolonization potential is an important aspect requiring … read more

2017 Michigan Wolf Conflicts

According to USDA, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, where all of the approximate 618 wolves are located, has approximately 900 working farms with about 50,000 head of cattle.  Data was obtained from Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDARD) and Michigan Department … read more

Michigan Tech Professor John Vucetich testifies before Senate Committee

S. 1514 would weaken Endangered Species Act, strip wolves of protection By Michele Bourdieu (Originally posted at keweenawnow.blogspot.com/2017/07/michigan-tech-professor-john-vucetich.html on keweenawnow.blogspot.com) HOUGHTON — John Vucetich — Michigan Tech professor in the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science and co-director, with Michigan … read more

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

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