Moose Population

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Groups Petition For Protection Of Moose In Midwest

Two groups are seeking federal protection for a subspecies of moose found in the Midwest. The Center of Biological Diversity and Honor the Earth say climate change, a changing habitat, disease and other factors have significantly reduced the moose population, down 60 percent in Minnesota alone in the last decade.

07/09/2015

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Initiative Seeks Better Habitat To Help Minnesota’s Moose

With Minnesota’s moose population on the decline, conservation groups have teamed up with government agencies in hopes of helping the animals hang on by enhancing the habitat that’s critical to their survival.

05/19/2015

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Partnership Helps Raise Funds For Moose Research

he state is partnering with a private conservation organization to raise funds to study why Minnesota’s moose population has dramatically declined in recent years and how that trend could be reversed.

08/11/2014

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Voyageurs Park Moose Population Holding Steady

The moose population in Voyageurs National Park appears to be holding relatively steady. An annual winter aerial survey estimates the moose population on the Kabetogema Peninsula at 40.

05/08/2014

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Finding Minnesota: Grand Marais Moose Madness

The Gunflint Trail in northeastern Minnesota has long been one of the best spots in the state to see a moose in the wild. The big beasts are still around, although their numbers have dropped dramatically across the state – more than 50 percent since 2010.

10/13/2013

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Voyageurs Moose Population Holding Steady

Wildlife biologists say the moose population is holding relatively steady in Voyageurs National Park in north-central Minnesota.

05/07/2013

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Moose Population Plummets; No 2013 Hunting Season

Minnesota canceled its moose hunting season Wednesday, citing a precipitous decline in the moose population, as researchers try to get a handle on why the iconic symbol of the north woods appears to be faring worse here than elsewhere across its range.

02/06/2013

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DNR To Research Dwindling Minn. Moose Population

Minnesota’s Department of Natural Resources is launching a moose research project in northeastern Minnesota to determine why the state’s population of the animal is declining.

01/04/2013

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Moose Population Continues Decline In NE Minn.

The moose population in northeastern Minnesota continues to decline.

02/17/2011