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News: MTV
Oct 28, 2014

The midterm elections are next week, and they include a number of important ballot proposals, including ones in Michigan that can save wolves from being hunted and let voters decide how animals are treated.

Oct 27, 2014

Nobody likes to be told what to do. Nobody likes to be scolded for what they have done.

But sometimes there is no alternative.

This autumn, the people of Michigan owe Lansing’s political bosses a serious dressing down.

Gentlemen and ladies of the Legislature, go to the woodshed, please. And lobbyists, get out of the way.

Oct 27, 2014

Michigan voters will find two referendum proposals on the Nov. 4 ballot. The Sierra Club Michigan Chapter is confident that if citizens review the facts carefully, they’ll vote “no” on both measures and will restore some control over future wildlife matters in our state.

Press Releases
Oct 27, 2014

Proposals 1 and 2 Aren’t “Moot” – Vote “NO” to Stop Wolf Hunt and Legislative Power Grab

Oct 25, 2014

Kristen Bell, the Michigan-born actress best known as the voice of Anna in "Frozen" and her titular role as teen detective "Veronica Mars," is speaking out about wolf hunting proposals set to appear on the November 4 general ballot.

Oct 25, 2014

It may be merely symbolic, but Michigan voters will get a chance during the Nov. 4 election to send a message about whether hunters should be permitted to target the gray wolf, a hardy predator staking a new claim to the Upper Peninsula a half-century after being shot, poisoned and trapped into statewide oblivion.

Oct 25, 2014

Michigan is home to fewer than 650 wolves. Once critically endangered with only three wolves recorded in 1989, their population has recovered under government protection.

Oct 24, 2014

I and a group of people have been going door to door to inform people of the important Proposals 1 and 2 that will be on the Nov. 4 ballot. We are amazed how many people are unaware that a voting right the people of Michigan have had for at least 100 years will be taken away if we do not say “no” to Proposal 2.

Oct 24, 2014

Should Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) create a wolf-hunting season? That question will be on the statewide ballot this November.


Oct 24, 2014

Wolf expert opposed to state hunt to speak at Wayne State, Grand Valley universities

DETROIT (AP) — An expert who opposes the Michigan wolf hunt speaks this week at two Michigan universities.

John Vucetich’s talk is entitled “The Truth About Michigan Wolves: Deconstructing the Myth.” The Isle Royale Wolf-Moose Project co-director speaks Friday at Detroit’s Wayne State University and Saturday at Allendale’s Grand Valley State University.

News: WKAR
Oct 22, 2014

Michigan voters will get to weigh in on two laws that allowed wolf hunting in the Upper Peninsula.

The Humane Society just started airing ads aimed at persuading voters in the closing days of the campaign season. But whether people vote “yes” or “no” on wolf hunting, the two ballot questions are not the final word on the issue.

The Michigan Public Radio Network’s Rick Pluta explains.

Press Releases
Oct 22, 2014

One of the nation’s leading wolf experts will speak at two events this week as Michigan residents get ready to decide the fate of their state’s wolves on Proposals 1 and 2 on the Nov. 4 statewide ballot. Dr. John Vucetich, co-director of the Isle Royale Wolf-Moose Project, will help sort fact from fiction at forums in Detroit and Allendale.

Oct 21, 2014

This election is crucial.

Send a message to Lansing that you will not be silenced. Your century-old rights could be erased if Proposal 2 passes.

Oct 21, 2014

Lansing, MI - Keep Michigan Wolves Protected has launched two TV commercials urging Michiganders to stop the trophy hunting of wolves and stop the power grab by politicians, by voting NO on Proposals 1 and 2 on November 4. The commercials will run statewide for the final two weeks through Election Day.

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Press Releases: Dec 14, 2016

In the 2014 general election, Michigan voters soundly rejected two referendums on the trophy hunting and trapping of the state’s small population of wolves. But now, the Michigan legislature has rushed through another bill, SB 1187, to once again designate wolves as a game species to be hunted and trapped—in spite of that public rejection of an almost identical measure at the ballot box just two years ago...


Keep Wolves Protected is endorsed by a number of organizations and citizens including:

  • Kalamazoo Humane Society
  • Pamela Graves, DVM
  • Detroit Audubon Society
  • Michigan Animal Shelter Rescue Network
  • Aaron Payment, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians
  • Voiceless-MI
  • Humane Society of Huron Valley
  • Detroit Zoological Society


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