A Michigan man accused of poaching, including 18 gray wolves, was sentenced Tuesday under a plea agreement.

Photo by Scott Flaherty; USFWS Poacher loses lifetime hunting privileges; must serve jail time and pay over $36,000 in fines. Michigan Department of Natural Resources News Release . A Chippewa County man accused of poaching numerous animals, including 18 gray wolves, was sentenced Tuesday under a plea agreement. Kurt Johnston Duncan, 56, of Pickford pleaded … Continue reading A Michigan man accused of poaching, including 18 gray wolves, was sentenced Tuesday under a plea agreement.

Michigan Men Confessed to Killing Gray Wolves…

DNR officials caught the men responsible for two separate Upper Peninsula wolf poaching incidents in a span of 24 hours. A 58-year-old from Greenland Township and a 67-year-old from Menominee Township, both confessed to the crimes in Ontonagon and Menominee counties, respectively, on Tuesday. Their names are being withheld pending their arraignments in the respective … Continue reading Michigan Men Confessed to Killing Gray Wolves…

Urgent Action Required to Protect Gray Wolves From Delisting Threat in Wisconsin, Minnesota & Michigan…

The U.S. House of Representatives scheduled a vote the week of November 12 on H.R. 6784, a bipartisan bill requiring the Secretary of the Interior to reissue final rules removing gray wolves from the threatened and endangered species list in Wyoming and the Great Lakes states, including Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The bill would also … Continue reading Urgent Action Required to Protect Gray Wolves From Delisting Threat in Wisconsin, Minnesota & Michigan…

Get involved Be the Voice for America’s Gray Wolf…

...Action Alert. Contact your representatives in the U. S. Senate today. Major anti wolf legislation is now being proposed in the U. S. Senate. Just recently in the House version of the defense bill that could weaken the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act; Another provision in the bill that Republicans want to include … Continue reading Get involved Be the Voice for America’s Gray Wolf…

Will the Government Ever Get it Right on Delisting the Gray Wolf in the Great Lakes Region?

These and other questions come to mind as the Federal Government Working On Removing Gray Wolf From Endangered Species List . Will Wisconsin be transparent in its management of the Gray wolf population, and once again allow for greater pubic input as it did prior to the 2012 USF&WS delisting decision. In 2011 WISCONSIN ACT … Continue reading Will the Government Ever Get it Right on Delisting the Gray Wolf in the Great Lakes Region?

Researcher found that nearly one-third of the diet of the wolves studied consisted of dump sites on nearby farms…

Dumping cattle carcasses is illegal in Michigan and Wisconsin. You don't have to be a rocket scientist to figure out that leaving carcasses in the woods, especially in wolf range, will attract wild carnivores. It's just plain and simple common sense practice to dispose of livestock properly. Properly disposing of dead livestock also helps prevent … Continue reading Researcher found that nearly one-third of the diet of the wolves studied consisted of dump sites on nearby farms…

Urgent Action Required to Protect Wolves in the Great Lakes Region

The Farm Bill (H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018), scheduled to be brought to the House floor next week that has amendments to delist wolves in the Great Lakes region. Amendment number 85: Representative Dan Newhouse (R-WA) submitted an amendment to remove ESA protections for gray wolves across the continental United States. … Continue reading Urgent Action Required to Protect Wolves in the Great Lakes Region

In the News – U.S. National Park Service will be introducing 20 to 30 wolves to Isle Royale by next year…

Isle Royale is a remote wilderness island, isolated by the frigid waters of Lake Superior, and home to populations of wolves and moose. As predator and prey, their lives and deaths are linked in a drama that is timeless and historic. Their lives are historic because we have been documenting their lives for more than … Continue reading In the News – U.S. National Park Service will be introducing 20 to 30 wolves to Isle Royale by next year…

Gray Wolves Need Your Help…

Congress's Fiscal Year 18 spending bill has provisions that will remove ESA protections for gray wolves in the Great Lakes. In Congress both the House and Senate versions include language that will remove federal Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Further, the provision would bar judicial review of … Continue reading Gray Wolves Need Your Help…

Urgent: Action needed for wolves in the Great Lakes & Wyoming

A new bill is being drafted in the House of Representatives; a bill to provide for the preservation of sportsmen’s heritage and enhance recreation opportunities on Federal land, and for other purposes. This bill is yet another attack on the gray wolf in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan & Wyoming. This Act may be cited as the … Continue reading Urgent: Action needed for wolves in the Great Lakes & Wyoming