Minnesota is releasing details about its plans for the state’s first regulated wolf hunting and trapping season. The wolf season will start Nov. 3 when the firearms deer season opens.
Minnesota’s first wolf hunting season would open at the same time as the state’s main firearms deer season this fall under broad legislation a Minnesota House committee will consider this week.
The public will get a chance this week to sound off on a Republican bill that would establish a wolf hunt in Wisconsin.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is proposing to let hunters and trappers take 400 wolves this fall.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says its wolf management plan will split the state into two zones, north and south.
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar says federal officials have pledged money to restart the wolf trapping program in Minnesota.
Some scientists say restoring wolves in the West could help restore the Canada lynx, a threatened species.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hosts a public meeting in northern Minnesota on Tuesday night on its latest proposal to take the gray wolf off the endangered species list Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.
Three days after Minnesota Zoo handlers shot and killed an endangered wolf that escaped its enclosure, officials there are still defending their actions to residents who wonder why the wolf couldn’t just have been tranquilized.
A Mexican wolf was shot and killed after it got out of its enclosure at the Minnesota Zoo Wednesday morning.
Congressional budget cuts could jeopardize a federal program that controls wolves that attack or threaten farm animals or pets in Minnesota.