Wisconsin Hunters Blow Past Wolf Kill TargetHunters and trappers blew past Wisconsin's wolf kill target in less than 72 hours, forcing a premature end to a hunt that initially wasn't supposed to happen for another nine months and raising the ire of animal rights activists.
Wildlife Groups Ask Court To Restore Protections For Gray WolvesWildlife advocates on Thursday asked a federal court to overturn a U.S. government decision that stripped Endangered Species Act protections for wolves across most of the nation.
Groups Challenge Removal Of Federal Protections To Gray WolvesWildlife advocates and environmental groups are challenging the removal of federal protections for gray wolves across most of the U.S.
Trump Officials End Gray Wolf Protections In Minnesota, Michigan And WisconsinTrump administration officials on Thursday stripped Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in most of the U.S., ending longstanding federal safeguards and putting states in charge of overseeing the predators.
4 More Gray Wolves Moved To Isle Royale National ParkFour gray wolves from Michigan's Upper Peninsula were transported for resettlement in Isle Royale National Park to help restore the predator species on the Lake Superior island chain.
Should Gray Wolves Stay Protected By The Federal Government?They are Minnesota's iconic image of wilderness, as well as a successful restoration story. Now, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service says gray wolves should be removed from the Endangered Species Act.
Hungry Wolves May Get New Home At Isle Royale National ParkA U.S.-Canadian team prepared Thursday for another mission to relocate gray wolves to Isle Royale National Park in Michigan from a second Lake Superior island, where the predators are in danger of starvation after gobbling up a caribou herd.
US Plans To Lift Protections For Gray Wolves In The Lower 48U.S. wildlife officials plan to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, a move certain to re-ignite the legal battle over a predator that's rebounding in some regions and running into conflicts with farmers and ranchers, an official told The Associated Press.
Environmental Group Sues To Maintain Federal Gray Wolf ProtectionsAn environmental group has sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to preserve federal protections for gray wolves and force the agency to develop a national recovery plan for the species.
Wolf Dies After Capture For Isle Royale RelocationOfficials say a gray wolf captured in Minnesota for relocation to Isle Royale National Park has died.
2 Gray Wolves Moved From Minn. To Isle Royale National ParkOfficials have relocated two gray wolves from the mainland to Isle Royale National Park, kicking off a multi-year effort to restore the predator species on the Lake Superior island chain.
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.
Gray Wolves May Be In Crosshairs AgainGray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan could again find themselves in hunters' crosshairs.
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.
Klobuchar Pushes For Bill To Lift Protections For WolvesSenators from three states have introduced legislation to lift federal protections for gray wolves in Wyoming, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan and return responsibility for managing those populations to the states.