Wolf Control In Minnesota Gets More FundingIt's illegal for farmers and ranchers to shoot wolves that prey on livestock, but federal government provides trapping services to livestock producers.
Lawmakers Seek More Federal Funds For Wolf ControlA federal program that helps Minnesota farmers and ranchers who lose livestock to wolves has run out of money for the year.
Wolf Pack Descends On Hunting Group Near Ely"There are a lot more wolves out there than people think," Justin Bailey said.
Court Keeps Great Lakes Wolves On Endangered Species List A federal appeals court Tuesday retained federal protection for gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region, ruling that the government acted prematurely when it dropped them from the endangered species list.
Quick Recovery Unlikely For Declining Moose PopulationMoose sightings are increasingly rare as the population has fallen a whopping 58 percent over the past 10 years
Couple Has Close Encounter With Wolf In Central Minn.A St. Cloud couple had a rare up-close encounter with a wolf. It happened on Sunday morning when Tyler Netter and his wife were driving through the town of Rice, near Highway 10.
Wolf Pups Under the Microscope In Bottle-Feeding StudyThe sound of wolves howling is a common one at the Wildlife Science Center in Columbus. But that haunting sound has been eclipsed lately by the sounds of whimpering puppies.
Up To $7.5K Reward Offered In Illegal Killings Of 3 Minn. Gray WolvesOfficials with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service say a reward has been offered for information that leads to the arrest of whoever is responsible for the killings of three Minnesota gray wolves.
Budget Bill Won't Have Wolf Management Returning To Minn.A proposal that would have taken gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region and Wyoming off the endangered list did not make it into a massive year-end congressional tax and spending package, an omission welcomed Wednesday by groups that support maintaining federal protections for the predators.
Push In Progress To Let Great Lakes States Manage Wolves AgainA Minnesota congressman says a push is underway to include language in a catchall spending bill to return responsibility for managing wolf populations in the western Great Lakes region to Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. Courts have overturned federal efforts to remove the region's wolves from the endangered list. The legislation would bypass the courts.
Biologists Call For Continued Protection Of Great Lakes Wolves A group of scientists is taking issue with colleagues who want the federal government to remove gray wolves in the Great Lakes region from the endangered species list.
Minnesota Wolf Protection Would End With Senate BillTwo U.S. senators announced a renewed push Thursday to strip federal protection from gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region and Wyoming — and to prohibit courts from intervening in those states on the embattled predator's behalf. Legislation introduced this week would order the Department of the Interior to reissue orders from 2011 and 2012 that dropped wolves in Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Wyoming from the endangered species list.