With fewer than 650 wolves in Michigan and more than 50 years spent to recover them, we need to Keep Michigan Wolves Protected.

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To the Point: Wildife bill travels twisting path

 Letting wildlife measures go to voters would have been best.

Michigan wolf hunting may wait until 2015 while opponents prepare legal challenge to new law

Michigan wolf hunting may not resume until 2015 despite a new law approved Thursday, and opponents are already gearing up for a legal challenge and long-term fight.

Hunting for answers

 I found myself asking a lot of questions after the Michigan House decided yesterday to vote on a bill that would allow the Natural Resources Commission to designate a wolf hunt. Highlighted below are some things that I thought about after the vote dropped yesterday that have me hunting for answers:

Pro and anti-wolf hunting groups square off at state Capitol

People for and against a wolf hunt in Michigan are at the state Capitol today.

Orange-wearing hunters are mixing with people waving signs calling for protecting Michigan’s wolves.

Rally protests wolf-hunt vote

More than 60 people are gathered at the Capitol to protest today's vote in the state House on wolf hunts.

Michigan Democracy on the Endangered Species List

 Don’t care about wolf hunting? Think again.

Wolf hunt vote by Legislature latest to avoid referendum by citizens

When the Legislature considers a proposal Wednesday that would maintain a wolf hunt in the Upper Peninsula, it would be the fourth time in two years that it has taken an issue away from being decided by a statewide vote of the people.

Critics of Wolf Hunting Protest At Capitol

People opposed to wolf hunting in Michigan are protesting outside of the state capitol today.

The state Senate passed a measure that would allow the Natural Resources Commission to determine whether to schedule wolf hunting seasons.

Slugfest Over Michigan Wolves Continues – So Much at Stake With November Votes

Progress for animals isn’t easy – it never has been.  There’s no glide path when you confront entrenched interests and the politicians often so ready to do their bidding. There are still so many people in society who think that animals are just there for the taking – to do with them as they please, and to demand that the law serve their whims or economic ambitions.

Wolf hunt law approved by Michigan House after heated debate, Capitol protest

 Wolf hunting can continue in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula — provided the Natural Resource Commission approves a second season.


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 Letting wildlife measures go to voters would have been best.


Endorsements

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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