The proposal before the Legislature now is designed to prevent November referendums on two laws that cleared the way for Michigan’s first wolf hunt in decades.
An official says four hunting dogs have died after two separate reported wolf attacks in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
The design will elevated rock outcroppings from which the wolves can survey their surroundings and zoo visitors.
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.
The decline was 22 wolves, which is the number that were killed in the hunt… Coincidence?
“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.”
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.
The loss is a blow to an already struggling wolf population at Isle Royale National Park, which has fallen sharply in recent years.
DNR officials are studying the figures to decide if there should be another wolf hunt this year.
Gov. Rick Snyder and legislators enacted more than 200 new laws in 2013. Here’s the top 10.