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March 14, 2019
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service on Wednesday said it will make good on a promise made last June to delist wolves across the lower 48 states, removing Engendered Species Act protections. Courtesy of Michigan Technological University
Federal plan to remove wolf protections to open for public comment
March 14, 2019 - 6:59pm
March 11, 2019
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Northeastern Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
March 11, 2019 - 3:00pm
March 6, 2019
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service on Wednesday said it will make good on a promise made last June to delist wolves across the lower 48 states, removing Engendered Species Act protections. Courtesy of Michigan Technological University
Feds will again try to remove wolves from Endangered Species Act protections
March 6, 2019 - 2:47pm
January 28, 2019
A new grant will allow the relocation of up to six Ontario wolves to Isle Royale in coming days even if the federal government shuts down again. Another grant will cover ongoing research on the Lake Superior island. Michigan Tech photo
Isle Royale wolf transplant to advance
January 28, 2019 - 9:01pm
January 10, 2019
Moose and wolves on Isle Royale, like these shown here in a 2011 photo, won't be studied this winter for the first time since 1958 if the federal government shutdown doesn't end soon.  Courtesy of Michigan Tech
Isle Royale wolf, moose study lost to federal shutdown
January 10, 2019 - 8:11pm
December 13, 2018
A wolf stalks a fish in Voyageurs National Park. On Thursday, Dec. 13, researchers released the first-ever video of wolves eating fish, and said GPS data shows one pack spent about half their time during several weeks in April and May “hunting" around creeks, namely for spawning suckers and northern pike. Still frame from Voyageurs National Park video
Voyageurs Park wolves are fishing
December 13, 2018 - 7:25pm
December 5, 2018
An image of GPS tracking of multiple wolves in six different packs around Voyageurs National Park shows how much the wolf packs avoid each other's range. Image courtesy of Thomas Gable
Voyageurs Park wolves eating beaver and blueberries, but not moose
December 5, 2018 - 3:20pm
November 14, 2018
The Center for Biological Diversity on Wednesday filed suit in federal court demanding the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service develop a plan to expand wolves to more areas of the U.S. Courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Wolf supporters file suit to protect species
November 14, 2018 - 5:41pm
November 13, 2018
One of four wolves trapped in Minnesota and relocated to Isle Royale on Lake Superior has died, and scientists say they don't know why. A necropsy will be conducted with results likely in December. Three relocated wolves remain on the island with more expected to be moved to he island from Ontario in January. (National Park Service photo)
Newly arrived wolf dies on Isle Royale
November 13, 2018 - 12:42pm
October 9, 2018
Dr. L. David Mech in his office in the Gabbert Raptor Center on the University of Minnesota's St. Paul campus on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, where he was preparing for the International Wolf Symposium. Deanna Weniger / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Expert dispels 5 common wolf myths ahead of International Wolf Symposium
October 9, 2018 - 9:02pm
October 6, 2018
A female wolf, trapped on the Grand Portage Chippewa Reservation this week, walks out of a kennel at her new home: Isle Royale National Park. Four new wolves are now roaming the island. National Park Service photo
Two more Minnesota wolves moved to Isle Royale
October 6, 2018 - 10:27am
October 3, 2018
Photo Illustration
Minnesota's wolf population remains stable
October 3, 2018 - 6:00am
September 24, 2018
Minnesota’s wolf population numbers remained stable last winter, the state Department of Natural Resources announced Monday. Forum News Service file photo
DNR: Minnesota wolf population is stable, but survey shows range expanding
September 24, 2018 - 3:08pm
September 21, 2018
Isle Royale's wolf population is down to two, shown here in this 2017 photo, spurring efforts to relocate several wolves from other areas to the Lake Superior island. The first wolves could be moved from Minnesota and Michigan in coming days. Courtesy of Michigan Tech.
Park Service details Isle Royale wolf transplant
September 21, 2018 - 4:32pm
September 20, 2018
The Center for Biological Diversity is filing a suit to force the federal government to develop a new wolf recovery plan for the U.S. even as efforts are underway to remove all federal protections for the big carnivore. Forum News Service file photo
Wolf supporters seek recovery plan for predators
September 20, 2018 - 6:27pm
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