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.
Minnesota enters a new era Saturday when it opens its first managed wolf hunting season.
Tribal lands will be off limits to wolf hunters when Minnesota’s wolf season opens Saturday.
The Minnesota Supreme Court denied a petition Friday that sought a review of a request to stop Minnesota’s wolf hunt season, the Department Natural Resources said.
Minnesota’s prospective wolf hunters are taking their time about buying their licenses.
Two groups have asked the Minnesota Supreme Court to block the state’s wolf hunting and trapping season.
Wisconsin’s first wolf hunting season is underway, and like in Minnesota, it’s not without some controversy.
For years, vacationers and farmers across northern Wisconsin and Minnesota have heard the eerie howl of the gray wolf and fretted the creatures were lurking around their cabins and pastures, eying up Fido or Bessie. The tables are about to turn: Both states plan to launch their first organized wolf hunts in the coming weeks.
The Center for Biological Diversity and Howling for Wolves say the Minnesota DNR did not do its due diligence before setting up the first wolf season, which is to begin Nov. 3.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has finalized rules for the state’s first regulated wolf hunt later this year.