mn wolf hunt

Wolf Hunt Update – Court Hearing Today

The five-year wait was approved by the Senate Environment Policy Committee, but the bill still has several stops before it can become law. First the Senate Environment Finance Committee, then if it passes there, the Senate Floor for a vote. Today two groups, the Center for Biological Diversity and Howling for Wolves, said the DNR’s online […]

Minnesota Wolf Hunt Harvest Stats (Early Season)

The “early season” wolf hunt was closed as of Jan. 5. The late season extends until Jan. 31. So far the stats per DNR are as follows (they call the number of killed wolves “harvest”): Zone (Area): Northwest 2011-2012 Early-Season Harvest #: 198 (Original Target # set by DNR was: 187) Zone: East Central Harvest […]

DNR Open to Comments on Wolf Hunt

The MN Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is accepting online comments in a limited survey. Public comment period ends June 20. Note that the wolf hunt will even be allowed within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area——an ecologically important preserve area. More info. here, including facts on the gray wolf HERE ( To leave your comment […]

Wolf Hunt update #4

From Howling for Wolves: Hello Everyone, Yesterday, the Minnesota State Senate passed the Game and Fish Bill off the floor and into conference. While we were able to get a showing of support on the floor through Senators Hann, Dibble, Bonoff and Eaton, our move to get a 5 year moratorium was struck down 26 […]

Wolf Hunt Update 2

The authors of the wolf hunt bills in the MN House did not consult with tribal stakeholders nor did they openly and clearly announce the discussion and seek opinion from the general public. Consequently, watch the legislative process that occurred in Minnesota April 3, 2012 HERE. Without adequate input from the public, the House approved […]