Michigan's Isle Royale Among Least-Visited National Parks In The United StatesGreat Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina and Tennessee is among the most visited, but what about the least-visited headliners? Parks that might be especially wild or hard to reach but also uncrowded and largely undiscovered. Let's take a peek at those.
Trails, Camps Closed On Isle Royale After Wildfire ExpandsA wildfire that's burned about 200 acres on Michigan's remote Isle Royale has prompted the National Park Service to close some trails and campground areas on the wilderness island.
Scientists: Pup Births Hopeful Sign For Isle Royale WolvesWolf pups have been spotted again on Isle Royale, a hopeful sign in the effort to rebuild the predator species' population at the U.S. national park, scientists said Monday.
Officials Taking Closer Look At Isle Royale Wolf PopulationOfficials are looking at the possibility of bringing more gray wolves to Isle Royale National Park.
Senators Want Quicker Action On Isle Royale's Fading WolvesScientists say only three gray wolves remain on the Lake Superior island chain.
Scientists: Mere 3 Wolves Remain At Isle Royale National ParkThe gray wolves of Isle Royale National Park are on the verge of disappearing.
Best National Parks In MichiganMichigan is home to some of the nation's best national parks, including one right near Detroit.
Isle Royale Wolf Decline Boosts Moose Population"The wolves are struggling...There's definitely a chance they might not last much longer."
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.
Isle Royale Wolf Dies After Escaping; Total Population Down To 9The loss is a blow to an already struggling wolf population at Isle Royale National Park, which has fallen sharply in recent years.
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.
Isle Royale Wolf Population At Risk: Michigan Tech StudyNo 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.
Michigan Tech Solves Mystery Of Missing Isle Royale WolvesDuring 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.
Michigan Tech: Wolves Near Exctinction On Isle RoyaleThe 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?
Wolves Of Isle Royale National Park May Go ExtinctScientists say the wolves of Isle Royale National Park may go extinct because they are dangerously short of females.