STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Wolf hunting moratorium advances
By Danielle Killey
Advocates could not prevent Minnesotas first wolf hunting season, but they now are asking state lawmakers to put a stop to the hunt for at least five years.
My concern is for the ... Posted on 3/14/13 at 10:43 PM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN Minnesota wolf harvest surpasses 300 mark
Minnesotas late-season wolf kill has surpassed the early season, and the northwest part of the state is the only region still open to hunting or trapping the animals.
According to the Department of N... Posted on 12/21/12 at 11:53 AM
OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK Feds again propose delisting of wolves
You may have seen the story in today's Duluth News Tribune and online at www.duluthnewstribune.com that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided -- again -- to propose removing the timber wolf f... Posted on 9/14/10 at 1:23 PM
Federal wildlife officials have drafted plans to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, a move that could end a decades-long recovery effort that has restored the animals but only in parts of their historic range.
John Flesher and Matthew Brown
, April 26, 2013
Researchers using GPS trackers and transmitters to find out what's causing the decline of northeastern Minnesota's moose population are getting some early results that show wolves are to blame for some of the deaths.
As long as wolves have been making their comeback, biologists and ranchers have had a decidedly Old West option for dealing with those that develop a taste for beef: Shoot to kill. But for the past year, Oregon has been a "wolf-safe" zone, with ranchers turning to more modern, nonlethal ways to protect livestock.
Ice anglers no longer have to drain the water from their bait buckets when leaving the ice of the lake or river they’re fishing, under rules recently clarified by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources... and more.
The Department of Natural Resources has scheduled a public hearing for 6 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Sanford Center in Bemidji to take input on a plan to update Minnesota’s list of endangered, threatened and special concern species... and more.
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