Isle Royale

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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: 2 Gray Wolves Paid Short Visit To Isle Royale Park

The short visit dashed hopes that ice formed by bitter weather over the past two winters would encourage more wolves to migrate to the island park and replenish its dwindling wolf population.

CBS Detroit–03/10/2015

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No Wolves To Be Brought To Isle Royale For Now

“As long as there’s a breeding population, we’re going to let these animals have a chance to live their lives without us intervening.”


Wolves on Isle Royale. Photo: Michigan Technological University

Park Service Wants Input On Nearly Extinct Isle Royale Wolves

Should humans intervene to preserve the island’s isolated wolf population, which experts say appears doomed?

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2013

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

Washington Harbor at Isle Royale National Park. (istockphoto)

Pay Now Or Really Pay Later For Littering In National Park

A federal judge in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is threatening to have a Minnesota woman arrested if she doesn’t appear in court for a littering violation at Isle Royale National Park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2011

The large, lighter colored wolf in the center is the immigrant from Canada dubbed The Old Gray Guy. The wolf to the left is his daughter and mate, who died during 2010.

MTU Finds Moose Thriving, Wolves In Trouble On Isle Royale

The wolves and moose of Isle Royale have done it again. They’ve surprised the scientists who have spent more than half a century studying them.