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Howling For Wolves President and Founder Dr. Maureen Hackett was
interviewed on Native Roots Radio, "I'm Awake" on AM950

August 29, 2022

Miscounting Minnesota Wolves
December 20. 2017



Howling For Wolves President Dr. Maureen Hackett
commenting on
a court order placing wolves under federal protection.
RADIO interview with Dennis Anderson and Jess Myers,
The Great Outdoors on AM 1500ESPN

August 2, 2017


Wolf Day 2017 Inspires and Fires Up Advocates
March 22, 2017


Howling For Wolves President Dr. Maureen Hackett
RADIO interview about issues of wolf hunt
WCCO 830AM at John Hines Show
at MN State Fair
August 31, 2016


NNC report: Howling For Wolves 2016 Legislative Priorities
announced during Wolf Day at the Capitol.

March 23, 2016


Minnesota Wolf Day at the Capitol 2016
March 23, 2016


Howling For Wolves President Dr. Maureen Hackett
commenting on
coyote killing contest on February 20, 2016 in Marshall, MN
RADIO interview with Kenny Olson and  Dennis Anderson,
The Great Outdoors on AM 1500ESPN

Note: the interview starts at minute 14:20.
March 2, 2016


TV Channel CW23 "Our Issues" with Rana Kamul featured wolf hunting
as part of a program focusing on the public's opposition to trophy hunting.
Dr. Hackett was interviewed too.

November 22, 2015


No Wolf Hunt 2015 Celebration: Dr. Hackett video outlined
HFW legislative and public outreach initiatives through this year,
ongoing and planned for the future.

November 7, 2015


Howling For Wolves President Dr. Maureen Hackett
RADIO interview - on AM 950 The Daily Report - The Green News Report
The interview begins at 30min 21sec in the program
September 2, 2015


Howling For Wolves President Dr. Maureen Hackett
commenting on
DNR 2014-2015 wolf population survey in CBS
RADIO interview - John Hines Show (Jearlyn Steele hosting)

August 12, 2015


Howling For Wolves President Dr. Maureen Hackett RADIO interview
about Wolf - Coyote hybrids on WCCO radio -  Jordana Green Show

( To download the discussed hybridization document click here )
July 2, 2015


Wolf Day 2015, sponsored by Howling For Wolves was
deemed a success by founder Dr. Maureen Hackett even before
the first call on legislators. About 200 people attended a rally
at the state National Guard Armory. February 5, 2015


Howling For Wolves President Dr. Maureen Hackett
RADIO interview about the first week of 3rd MN Wolf Hunting
Season on KFGO The Mighty 790AM - Fargo Moorhead, ND

November 14, 2014


Howling For Wolves President Dr. Maureen Hackett
RADIO interview about the first week of 3rd
MN Wolf Hunting Season on AM 950 Radio KTNF

November 13, 2014


Howling For Wolves President Dr. Maureen Hackett
RADIO interview about issues of wolf hunt
WCCO 830AM at John Hines Show
at MN State Fair
September 1, 2014


Howling For Wolves President Dr. Maureen Hackett
RADIO interview about 3rd MN Wolf Hunting Season
on KFGO The Mighty 790AM - Fargo Moorhead, ND

July 28, 2014


Dr. Jane Goodall video greeting to Wolf Day February 27, 2014
Note: Depending on a web browser, video will start playing after buffering or
download is completed. It may take a minute but it is worth the wait


Wolf Day February 27, 2014 Video Clips of Speeches
Filmed by Bill Sorem


Wolf Day February 27, 2014 Citizen Interviews
Filmed by Bill Sorem


HFW Advocating Gray Wolf Survival at Timberwolves Season Opener


Dr. Maureen Hackett and Nancy Nelson discuss the
campaign to end Minnesota's wolf hunting season



BBC: How Reintroducing Wolves Helped Save a Famous Park



How Wolves Change Rivers


The Wolf That Changed America

Watch Wolf That Changed America on PBS.


Wolves in Wisconsin



In The Valley Of The Wolves 


Lords of Nature: Life in a Land of Great Predators


Living With Wolves




HFW Backgrounder (2022 PDF)

HFW Legislative Agenda (2022 PDF)

HFW Myths and Facts (2022 PDF)

HFW Nonlethal Methods (2022 PDF)

HFW Exit Survey (2022 PDF)

HFW to MN legislators: legal wolf killing causes more illegal wolf killing

Letter to Gov. Walz: Stop MN's wolf hunts forever

Grant Money Available to Minnesota Livestock Owners for Prevention of Wolf Attacks - MN Department of Agriculture

Wolf-Livestock Conflict Prevention Grant Applications - MN Department of Agriculture

Wolf-Livestock Conflict Prevention Grants Outcomes and Impact on Livestock Compensation Claims FY 2017 - Present (by MN Department of Agriculture, as of March 2020) (PDF)

Summary Report of Independent Peer Reviews for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Gray Wolf Delisting Review (PDF)

2019 Legislative Priorities (PDF)

Myths and Facts 2019 (PDF)

Nonlethal Methods to Prevent Conflicts Between Livestock and Wolves (PDF)

USDA Wildlife Services Report on Wolf-Livestock Conflict Management 2017 (PDF)

DNR Winter Wolf Survey Data 1998-2018 (PDF)

Testimony to the House Committee on Appropriations: Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies (PDF)

Tourism Cards for Travelling in Wolf Country (PDF)

A Great Big Thank You For Protecting the Wolf (PDF)

Analysis of Minnesota DNR Wolf Estimation Methods (PDF)

The State DFL Ongoing Platform - Minnesota DFL Resolution Form 2018 (PDF)

Republican Party of Minnesota Resolution Form 2018 (PDF)

Proposed DFL Resolution to Stop the Recreational Killing of Wolves and Implement Ethical Wolf Policies 2018 (PDF)

Beyer, Dingell, Grijalva, 100+ House Democrats Urge Preservation of Endangered Species Act December 11, 2017

Wolf Day 2017 Background (PDF)

Wolf Day Legislative Priorities (PDF)

Wolf Day 2017 Poster (PDF)

Nonlethal Methods to Prevent Conflicts Between Livestock and Wolves 2017_03_16 (PDF)

DNR Survey Wolf-Livestock Conflict Numbers 2017_02_27 (PDF)

Wolf Day 2016 Poster (PDF)

DFL 2016 Resolution - Stop The Recreational Killing of Wolves (PDF)

DFL 2016 Resolution to Protect the ESA (PDF)

Howling For Wolves 2015 Legislative Agenda (PDF)

Myths and Facts About Wolves (PDF)

Moose and Wolf Facts

Wolf Poll: Majority Support Five-Year Wait (PDF)

Cruel Methods Handout With Illustrations (PDF)

Cruel Methods Handout Without Illustrations (PDF)

Wolf Fact Sheet 2013 (PDF)

MN Gray Wolves Brief (Outdated) (PDF)

Senate Policy Hearing S.F. 666 (VIDEO)

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Wolf Management Plan (PDF)

Our Petition to Stop the Wolf Hunt (PDF)

DNR Response to Our Petition to Stop the Wolf Hunt (PDF)

Minnesota Gray Wolf Disease Study (PDF)

Minnesota Gray Wolves eBooklet (PDF)

Minnesota Wolf Population Monitoring Update 2012 (PDF)

Minnesota USDA Wolf Depredation Data 1996-2011 (PDF)

Minnesota Wolf Damage Management (PDF)

Wildlife Recreation and Tourism Considerations (PDF)

MN Wolf Related Legislation Highlights (PDF)

See how your legislators voted on wolf related bills:

Distribution of Wolves in Minnesota, 2007-2008 (PDF)

Wolf Analysis: Threats to Wolves (PDF)

Predator Management Policy and Implications (PDF)

Deer, Predators, and the Emergence of Lyme Disease (PDF)

Why Wolves Howl and What it Means

Listen to the testimony presented before the Minnesota House of Representatives (MP3)

Restoration Ecology article on recovering wolf populations (PDF)

Red Lake Nation Resolution No. 139-12 Requesting DNR Stop Wolf Hunt (PDF)

Howling for Wolves Volunteer Code of Conduct (PDF) 

Holiday Greeting to supporters December 20, 2021

T-shirts and Thanksgiving December 1, 2021

Step up Today for the Wolf, Give to the Max November 17, 2021

You’re invited to a fundraiser with Gen Huitt October 9, 2021

Step up today please, wolf hunting has begun - September 21, 2021

#RelistWolves, ask your Member of Congress today July 30, 2021

No mandatory wolf hunt in Minnesota July 1, 2021

MN Legislative update - special session needed in June May 26, 2021

MN Legislative update - conference committees are meeting May 4, 2021

MN Senate votes to require a wolf trophy hunt - House to vote this week April 21, 2021

Reminder: IMPORTANT WOLF ACTIONS NOW in Minnesota and the U.S. April 13, 2021

IMPORTANT WOLF ACTIONS NOW in Minnesota and the U.S. April 6, 2021

Fight back to help wolves in Minnesota: Info here March 5, 2021

RSVP today to *virtually* howl at state legislative meetings to prohibit wolf hunting February 22, 2021

Tell Montana's Governor: stop wolf snaring and hunting of wolves February 1, 2021

Rejoice: No Wisconsin Wolf Hunt and more news January 26, 2021

URGENT ACTION: Deadline in 16 hours, Wisconsin to decide on immediate wolf hunt January 20, 2021

Extend a Paw of Kindness December 23, 2020

Two deadlines today to take action for the wolf! November 19, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: All U.S. gray wolves removed from Endangered Species List October 29, 2020

Final reminder: Complete the wolf public opinion comment survey and support nonlethal wolf plans in Minnesota October 28, 2020

New wolf t-shirts available from Howling For Wolves October 26, 2020

Reminder: Take an action to demand nonlethal wolf plans in Minnesota October 20, 2020

Tell the DNR: Write a Nonlethal First Wolf Plan Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Join Howling For Wolves this Friday to celebrate Endangered Species Day May 13, 2020

Update and actions from home April 13, 2020

"Nonlethal first is the goal" - Howling For Wolves Board Member named to MN DNR Wolf Advisory Committee Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Trappers head to trial for killing wolves and more Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Wildlife killing contest happening this weekend in Minnesota, January 11, 2020

Joyous Greetings this Holiday Season December 20, 2019

MN DNR to update state’s wolf plan December 6, 2019

Give to the Max, Give to the Wolf November 12, 2019

Howling For Wolves summer update - fladry, film festival, and more! July 22, 2019

Deadline today: federal comment period on wolf delisting, July 15, 2019

Urgent: Attend the only public hearing on wolf delisting June 13, 2019

MN House votes to end wolf hunting, May 1, 2019

Epic vote tomorrow to stop wolf hunting in MN, April 29, 2019

Howl with us to prohibit wolf hunting in Minnesota, March 28, 2019

Alert: MN House of Reps hearing to stop wolf hunting March 27, March 22, 2019

URGENT: Comment to Oppose Federal Delisting and Stop MN Wolf Hunts, March 19, 2019

Breaking news: Dept. of Interior announces proposal to remove the wolf from Endangered Species List, March 7, 2019

Updates and Upcoming Events with Howling For WolvesMarch 1, 2019

Join us this coming Tuesday for a "Wolf Pack" in the Twin Cities, March 1, 2019

Coyote killing contest in Madison, MN happening this weekend, January 26, 2019

Coyote and fox killing contests happening this weekend in Minnesota, January 17, 2019

Joyous Greetings this Holiday SeasonDecember 24, 2018

Give to the wolf  on #GivingTuesday one week from today, November 20, 2018

Protect the wolf today by calling Rep. Walz and Rep. Nolan, November 16, 2018

Urgent: Lame Duck can kill wolves: call Washington today, November 14, 2018

Act Today: The Dept of Interior is changing rules for all Endangered Species, September 21, 2018

Minnesota's wolf-friendly candidates: Info you need for Tuesday's Primary Election, August 10, 2018

Summer update from Howling For Wolves, July 19, 2018

We’re fired up from Wolf Day and you can still speak up for the wolf!, April 19, 2018

RSVP Wolf Day (4/11) and #StandAgainstSnaring, March 28, 2018

The wolf wins!March 22, 2018

Today, the wolf needs you to fight D.C. politicians, March 8, 2018

The Wolf needs you at Wolf Day 2018: Band Together, Ban the Snare, March 2, 2018

Snares are killing wolves: 2 ways to take action, February 15, 2018

Attention Politicos and Caucus AttendeesFebruary 5, 2018

"Peace in the Forest" for the holidaysDecember 18, 2017

Give to the Max, Give to the Wolf, November 8, 2017

Now, The Wolf Needs You in D.C.October 18, 2017

Welcome Devon with his True Grit to Protect the WolfOctober 13, 2017

Correction: Threats Mount For Wyoming WolvesAugust 3, 2017

Breaking News: The Great Lakes and Wyoming wolves remain federally protected!August 1, 2017

Call Today: Don’t let The Hunting Heritage Act jumpstart another wolf hunt!July 19, 2017

A Victory to Celebrate: New Funding for Nonlethal Methods in Minnesota!June 30, 2017

Demand Requirement for Permission to Trap on Private PropertyMay 2, 2017

Advocates are Inspired and Fired up at Wolf DayMarch 27, 2017

Wolf Day 2017 at The Capitol: Strength in NumbersMarch 6, 2017

A Special Request from Dr. Hackett to Duluth ResidentsFebruary 9, 2017

Call your Senators: Stop the War on WolvesJanuary 25, 2017

Save the Wolf, Save the PlanetNovember 16, 2016

Before you vote, are your candidates wolf-friendly?October 7, 2016

Thank You and welcome to the packSeptember 12, 2016

Time-sensitive Update from Howling For WolvesAugust 30, 2016

Calling All Volunteers: HFW Returns to the Minnesota State Fair (All MN)July 25, 2016

Happening Now: calls/emails needed, voting now on wolf amendmentsJuly 12, 2016

Howl at the Full Moon at Wolf Day 2016March 2, 2016

CALL Oregon State Senators and Governor Brown, oppose anti-wolf bill HB4040February 25, 2016

Wolf Calls to Congress needed TODAYFebruary 24, 2016

Join Us for Wolf Day March 23 at the CapitolFebruary 15, 2016

Coyote Killing Contest: Marshall Minnesota, Feb 20, 2016February 9, 2016

Muster your inner wolf - Call DC TodayFebruary 3, 2016

News update from DC and St. PaulJanuary 27, 2016

A Season of Celebration. A Season of Gratitude. December 22, 2015

A Victory for Wolves! December 17, 2015

US Senator Wolf Calls Needed; Call Now! December 7, 2015

Gather November 7, celebrate NO Wolf Hunt October 16, 2015

Wolf Protections in Peril - support our work in Washington, D.C. September 24, 2015

Update newsletter September 9, 2015

July 2015 Newsletter July 30, 2015

Wolf advocates: please demand justice for killed Lion Cecil July 28, 2015

Today: Call Congress before their votes on wolves July 7, 2015

Wolf Lawmaker Champions and US Fish and Wildlife Services denies our petition July 1, 2015

June 2015 Senate appropriations rider language alert June 17, 2015

Wolves Need Your Calls! Credible threat to wolf protections brews in Senate June 15, 2015

Federal raise a stink email blast June 11, 2015

Protect America’s Wolves from Coast to Coast May 6-11, 2015

Join us to celebrate "Medicine of the Wolf" April 9, 2015

Ask your Minnesota state lawmaker to end recreational snaring March 23, 2015

Howling for Wolves in Minnesota and in D.C. February 24, 2015

Urgent: Call Senators Klobuchar & Franken Today February 17, 2015

We came. We saw. We howled. Wolf Day 2015 Recap. February 7, 2015

Wolf day - Wolf protection hangs by a thread January 24, 2015

2015 Wolf Day Save the date December 15, 2014

Rally: Suspend the 2014 MN Wolf Season Over-Kill December 10, 2014

The Wolves' Real Black Friday November 28, 2014

Our New Radio Ad: the Wolf Hunt November 17, 2014

Rally Against the Wolf Hunt: Major TV News November 10, 2014

Gather & Protest the MN Wolf Hunt Nov. 8 November 3, 2014

November 8th Rally Against the Wolf Hunt October 14, 2014

Pro-Wolf Candidates Need Us Now and Nov. 4 September 9, 2014

The Minnesota State Fair: Day #8 and Going Great August 28, 2014

State Fair and Howling For Wolves August 13, 2014

MN Announces 2014 Wolf Killing Season July 24, 2014

Wolf Lawn Signs For You July 17, 2014

Session News, Plans, T-Shirts June 20, 2014

Stand for the Wolf this Saturday in Duluth May 29, 2014

Celebrate Endangered Species Day! May 16, 2014

Time changed to 11:00, Wolf Watch Capitol Senate Chamber May 6, 2014

Meet at MN Senate Chamber: Tomorrow Wed 9:30 for Wolf Watch May 6, 2014

Crunch Time May 3, 2014

MN State House IT blocked Your messages April 28, 2014

Dare We Say; Push Our legislators - New Petition April 3, 2014

Time to Howl! March 26, 2014

3-10 Senate Hearing thank you March 10, 2014

Thank you! March 1, 2014

Final Wolf Day Promotion 2-25-14 February 25, 2014

Wolf Day: Come and make it a great first February 6, 2014

Caucuses and Wolves...It matters February 3, 2014

Wolf Hearing Recap: We move forward January 31, 2014

Are you in for Wolf Day? Join the pack January 29, 2014

You’re Invited - Wolf Day: February 27, 2014. St. Paul, MN January 23, 2014

Critical Hearing January 28 January 20, 2014

Happy HOWLidays December 23, 2013

Crosshairs of Hate December 9, 2013

Trapping November 30, 2013

They Can Hear Us Now! November 21, 2013

URGENT: You Are Needed! November 14, 2013

72 Hours to MN Wolf Hunt: Action Needed November 6, 2013

The Minnesota Timberwolves Home Opener October 29, 2013

Celebrate Wolf Awareness Week at a Timberwolves Game! October 16, 2013

Let the Bidding Begin! October 12, 2013

Wolves Go To Washington October 3, 2013

Jessica Lange Weighs In for Wolves September 26, 2013

Non-Lethal solutions for reducing wolf conflicts and wolf deaths September 12, 2013

Wolves Published in Star Tribune & Urgent New Fed Updates September 10, 2013

Howling Success at the Minnesota State Fair September 3, 2013

Howling For Wolves Launches 50,000 MN Signature Petition August 14, 2013

Don’t let MN wolves be hunted and trapped for pleasure August 1, 2013

Minnesota Wolf Population Declines 25% July 10, 2013

Howling For Wolves TV Commercial



Listen to August 2022 Wolf Forgiveness Bonus Program (MP3)


Listen to July 2022 Stop the Wolf Hunt (MP3)


Listen to March 2018 Stand Against Snaring (MP3)


Listen to March 2018 Protect the Wolf Nature's True Wildlife Manager (MP3)


Listen To November 2014 Live And Let Howl (MP3)


Listen To May 2014 Cruel Trapping Selfie (MP3)


Listen To May 2013 Cruel Hunting and Trapping (MP3)


Listen To Our Fourth 2012 Radio Ad (MP3)


Listen To Our Third 2012 Radio Ad (MP3)


Listen To Our Second 2012 Radio Ad (MP3)


Listen To  Our First 2012 Radio Ad (MP3)