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June 17, 2015 - Star Tribune
"Senate, House Push to Remove Gray Wolves from Endangered Species List." We have seen that states did not have responsible plans in place when they had authority for wolves.
June 10, 2015 - Congresswoman Betty McCollum
A powerful wolf advocate: Congresswoman Betty McCollum speaks out against a new bill rider that will delist wolves by congressional action. McCollum states this bill undermines the entire ESA.
April 26, 2015 - INFORUM
The state of the Minnesota wolf is “threatened”, says HFW President Dr. Maureen Hackett in a thoughtful editorial published by INFORUM.
April 14, 2015 - Lake County News Chronicle
Lake County News Chronicle: Dr. Maureen Hackett says killing wolves for domestic animal and pet deaths is flawed.
March 21, 2015 - Star Tribune
The Star Tribune on March 21, 2015 featured an art show organized by Youth Art for Saving Minnesota Wolves and benefiting Howling For Wolves.
March 12, 2015 - Howling For Wolves
Press Release: (St. Paul, Minn) – Howling For Wolves supports Sen. Al Franken’s (D-Minn.) effort seeking additional federal funding for programs that prevent wolf-livestock conflicts.
March 10, 2015 - In These Times
Howling For Wolves President and Founder Dr. Maureen Hackett was recently highlighted in the article, “Do We Need Wolves?” in the March, 10 edition of In These Times magazine.
February 20, 2015 - Howling For Wolves
An open letter to Congress by 50 scientists urges Congress to oppose legislation that removes the gray wolf from Endangered Species Act protections.
February 12, 2015 - Pioneer Press
HFW founder Dr. Maureen Hackett op-ed published by Pioneer Press approves the new Minnesota tourism campaign "Only in Minnesota" because our state's wolves never went extinct.
February 6, 2015 - Howling For Wolves
Press Release: HFW holds 2015 Wolf Day at the Capitol. Announces 2015 legislative agenda to eliminate snaring, strengthen private property rights for trapping, support funding for farmers wolf-livestock conflicts.
January 28, 2015 - Star Tribune
HFW supports and signs petition to US Fish and Wildlife Service, filed by HSUS, asking to reclassify grey wolves under the Endangered Species Act at a reduced level of protection to avert congressional action.
January 26, 2015 - Howling For Wolves
HFW sent a petition to all MN US Senators and Representatives to support threatened status for Great Lakes wolves and asking to oppose bills attempting to exempt wolves from Endangered Species Act.
January 20, 2015 - Howling For Wolves
HFW President Dr. Maureen Hackett testimony provides another perspective on Minnesota’s gray wolf population to Minnesota House of Representatives Mining & Outdoor Recreation Policy Committee hearing.
December 19, 2014 - Howling For Wolves
Press Statement: We’re glad the reckless and unnecessary wolf hunt in Minnesota is over this year, and hope smart and non-lethal wolf management strategies will be implemented in the future,” said Dr. Maureen Hackett.
December 19, 2014 - MNDNR
Minnesota DNR News Release: "Effective immediately, Minnesotans can no longer legally kill a wolf except in the defense of human life."
December 19, 2014 - The Humane Society of the United States
Humane Society Press Release: Sport hunting and trapping of wolves in the Great Lakes region must end immediately, a federal District Court has ruled. Ruling includes Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
December 19, 2014 - Lake County News Chronicle
A federal judge in Michigan issued a court order today, putting Great Lakes gray wolves back on the endangered species list after they were removed in 2012. Ruling includes Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
December 18, 2014 - ScienceDaily
Crows have the brain power to solve higher-order, relational-matching tasks, and they can do so spontaneously, according to new research. That means crows join humans, apes and monkeys as capable of advanced relational thinking.
December 16, 2014 - ScienceDaily
Scientists studied how well dogs can discriminate between different quantities and discovered that wolves perform better than dogs at such tasks. Possibly dogs lost this skill, or a predisposition for it, during domestication.
December 12, 2014 - AM950 The Daily Report
Howling For Wolves Founder Dr. Maureen Hackett joins AM950 - The Daily Report to discuss "the wolf hunt in Minnesota that is going off the rails". Click to listen.

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