“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.
At least 11 wolves have been killed so far during the wolf hunt in the UP.
It’s the first hunt in Michigan since the wolf was placed on the endangered species list nearly 40 years ago.
A campaign to protect Michigan’s wolf population has gained some star power.
“They’re a crafty animal,” said John Haggard, 72, of Charlevoix. “Even at my age, I’m always willing to learn a new skill.”
Michigan’s first authorized wolf hunt since the animal went on the endangered species list four decades ago will begin Nov. 15.
Should humans intervene to preserve the island’s isolated wolf population, which experts say appears doomed?
If you want to participate in the upcoming Michigan wolf hunt, you’d better move quickly.
The manual instructs how to find traps and take them out by destroying or hiding them.
“What we’re doing now is going back and re-examining the process.”