A pair of groups that challenged Minnesota rules for a state wolf hunting and trapping season has been dealt another blow in court. Minnesota’s Court of Appeals on Tuesday dismissed a petition aiming to undo rules that allowed for a wolf hunting season, the first of which was held starting in November.
Wisconsin outdoor enthusiasts who attended the Conservation Congress’ spring hearings narrowly voted to ban wolf hunters from using dogs, even though they overwhelmingly approved new regulations governing the practice on the same ballot.
Opponents of wolf hunting won a victory Thursday as a Minnesota Senate panel voted 7-6 for a five-year moratorium on future wolf seasons.
Opponents of wolf hunting are going before a Minnesota Senate panel to call for a five-year moratorium on future wolf seasons.
The Humane Society of the United States and other animal welfare groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday to restore federal protections for gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region that were lifted last year.
Animal lovers are planning a memorial for the wolves Wisconsin hunters killed this fall.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is closing the state’s smallest wolf hunting and trapping zone effective Friday evening.
More than a third of the state’s targeted wolf population from three hunting zones has been harvested with about six weeks to go in the season, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
The second part of Minnesota’s wolf hunting season starts this weekend. It includes both hunting and trapping.
The early season wolf hunt is now in the books, and Minnesota wildlife officials say nearly 150 wolves were killed.
The early season for Minnesota’s first regulated wolf hunt has closed with nearly 150 wolves killed.
Wisconsin is closing the wolf hunt season in two zones in the northeastern part of the state after quotes have been reached.
Officials with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said Monday more than 100 wolves have been shot and killed since the season opened.
Officials say 50 wolves were killed by Minnesota hunter’s in the state’s first wolf hunting season, which started on Saturday.
Minnesota’s first regulated wolf hunting season will start Saturday amid controversy.