Isle Royale National Park

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Senators Want Quicker Action On Isle Royale’s Fading Wolves

Scientists say only three gray wolves remain on the Lake Superior island chain.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2015

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Scientists: Mere 3 Wolves Remain At Isle Royale National Park

The gray wolves of Isle Royale National Park are on the verge of disappearing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2015

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Best National Parks In Michigan

Michigan is home to some of the nation’s best national parks, including one right near Detroit.


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Isle Royale Wolf Decline Boosts Moose Population

“The wolves are struggling…There’s definitely a chance they might not last much longer.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2014

Pellet Gun Killed Wolf That Fled Isle Royale Park

A gray wolf that fled Isle Royale National Park across a Lake Superior ice bridge and was found dead on the mainland had been shot with a pellet from an air gun, officials said Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2014


Isle Royale Wolf Dies After Escaping; Total Population Down To 9

The loss is a blow to an already struggling wolf population at Isle Royale National Park, which has fallen sharply in recent years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

Debate Brews Over Whether To Save Isle Royale Wolves

“This is going to help define what we think the word ‘conservation’ means during an era of tremendous global change,” said John Vucetich of Michigan Technological University.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2013

A Michigan wolf

Isle Royale Wolf Population At Risk: Michigan Tech Study

No pups were apparently born to the wolf population on Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior in 2012, according to researchers at Michigan Technological University, which has been studying the interaction between the island park’s wolves and moose for 55 years. Since wolves live only about five years in the wild, that means the island’s wolf population may soon be gone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2013


Michigan Tech Solves Mystery Of Missing Isle Royale Wolves

During their 2012 Winter Study, Michigan Technological University population biologist John Vucetich and wildlife ecologist Rolf Peterson started wondering where the wolves of Isle Royale National Park had gone. Now they know — for at least three of them.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2012

Wolves on Isle Royale. Photo: Michigan Technological University

Michigan Tech: Wolves Near Exctinction On Isle Royale

The number of wolves at Isle Royale National Park has dipped to nine — the lowest number seen since Michigan Technological University’s wolf-moose predator-prey study began 54 years ago. What should be done if this furry icon of wilderness culture dies out altogether?

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2012