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Conflicts between wolves, hunting dogs in Michigan decline in 2015

By Howard Meyerson Grand Rapids, Mich. – Michigan’s 2015 bear hunting season ended in October with fewer incidents than last year of hunting dogs being attacked by wolves. Only three attacks were reported to the state, down from 17 in … Continue reading

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State wolf plan to be updated, public asked to comment

By Howard Meyerson Grand Rapids, Michigan – State wildlife officials want to know what the public thinks about Michigan’s current Wolf Management Plan. The 96-page document, developed in 2008, was slated to be updated in 2013. That process is now … Continue reading

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Muskegon schoolchildren put Isle Royale wolf lessons to use, build website for kids

By Howard Meyerson MUSKEGON, MI –There is something remarkable taking place in the third- and fourth-grade classroom at Reeths-Puffer Elementary School in Muskegon. Eight-, 9- and 10-year-old children are learning about predator-prey relationships, the food chain and the wolves on … Continue reading

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Michigan wolf hunt: With licenses set to go on sale this Saturday, opponents continue to cry foul

The fight over wolf hunting in Michigan continues despite a state plan to put wolf hunt licenses on sale Saturday. Opponents are claiming the hunt is based on politics rather than science and that the livestock damage claims are trumped-up. … Continue reading

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Gov. Snyder appoints U.P. resident, JR Richardson as NRC chairman

By Howard Meyerson The development of Michigan’s natural resource economy is a high priority for JR Richardson, the new chairman of the state’s Natural Resources Commission. But the Ontonagon resident thinks that shouldn’t happen without proper safeguards in place. Protecting … Continue reading

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