It may be merely symbolic, but Michigan voters will get a chance during the Nov. 4 election to send a message about whether hunters should be permitted to target the gray wolf.
Officials with Michigan’s Natural Resources Commission have confirmed there won’t be a gray wolf hunt this year.
A panel will now decide whether to allow continued wolf hunts, instead of leaving the matter up to the voters.
The bill was designed to keep voters from stopping future hunts in referendums in November.
An official says four hunting dogs have died after two separate reported wolf attacks in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Young hunters can try a variety of firearms, as well as archery equipment, try a hunting simulator and get tips about what to expect in the field.
Michigan officials have certified a second referendum on hunting wolves for the November statewide ballot, which wildlife groups hope voters will support to block future hunts.
Ann Arbor’s proposal to control the city’s deer population include an organized hunt to kill some of the animals or sterilization.
Getting a drive-through meal could take on new meaning in Michigan if legislation is approved making it easier to take home road kill.
Witnesses said that the bear was shot and left to die in the woods.