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February 3, 2024 - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
USFWS announced they have not federally protected the Northern Rockies Wolves. A national recovery plan will be done over the next 2 years.
February 3, 2024 - The Bemidji Pioneer
Positive opinion by DNR Wildlife Manager Blane Klemek. "We are lucky to live where wolves still roam, howl and hunt."
October 18, 2023 - Star Tribune
Minnesota DNR is investigating fatal shooting of a wolf and 2 dozen ducks as illegal and unethical. HFW calls this is a good trend toward discouraging wolf killing.
October 5, 2023 - Minnesota Department of Agriculture
The Wolf Livestock Conflict Prevention Grant is offered by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture to help producers protect livestock depredation by wolves. The MDA was appropriated $45,000 for each of State Fiscal Years 2024 and 2025.
September 15, 2023 - Howling For Wolves
Wolf hunting is not necessary and very destructive. Most Minnesotans know this. See the status of wolves in Minnesota and Washington DC and persuade others to help stop wolf hunting.
August 26, 2023 - OutdoorLife
Wolf vs. Coyote: How to Tell Them Apart. Despite differences in their size, shape, habits, and population status, these two species are sometimes mistaken for one another.
July 10, 2023 - Howling For Wolves
Press Release: A groundbreaking peer-reviewed study in Nature’s Scientific Reports showed that large numbers of wolves were killed during and long after the end of Minnesota’s controversial 2012-2014 wolf hunts.
June 28, 2023 - Sun Times - Francisco Santiago-Avila Author's Draft
A letter in opposition of Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) co-sponsored bill S.1788, which would force the removal of Great Lakes gray wolves from the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
June 1, 2023 - Post Bulletin
Dr. Maureen Hackett: Climate change is worsening. Wolves can help fight it by maintaining balance in their ecosystems, preventing other animals from eating young trees and vegetation faster than they can grow back.
May 26, 2023 - Star Tribune
The MN Deer Hunters Association said in a public announcement that Walz's "continued attempts to ban wolf hunting" and his support of "anti-gun legislation" are in direct opposition to its mission.
May 25, 2023 - Sustainability
Does wolf hunting in Latvia decrease livestock depredation? No reducing effect was found for hunting, and an even greater depredation rate was expected when the proportion of hunted down wolves increased.
May 18, 2023 - Howling For Wolves
The Minnesota state legislature has squandered a historic opportunity to protect one of our most cherished species by excluding our legislation to prohibit wolf hunting and trapping from the final bill.
May 17, 2023 - phys.org
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis vetoed a measure that could have delayed the plan to capture and release gray wolves along the Western Slope by the end of the year.
April 18, 2023 - Howling For Wolves
Press Release: Minnesota House votes to remove wolf hunting and trapping from state law, taking a huge step toward making Minnesota a national model for the humane treatment of wolves.
March 19, 2023 - Duluth News Tribune
Duluth News Tribune article: Bills introduced to prohibit any wolf hunting, trapping in Minnesota. HFW strongly supports the new legislation: hunting and breaking up wolf packs cause more problems for livestock farmers.
March 16, 2023 - phys.org
Idaho Fish and Game is "using smoke and mirrors to mislead the public to think they've got a sound estimate" on wolves. Critics said they view the agency's motivations as political, not scientific.
February 27, 2023 - Howling For Wolves
PRESS RELEASE: Bill introduced to remove wolf hunting from Minnesota state law
January 20, 2023 - Star Tribune
Star Tribune Article: When humans kill a single wolf, it can decimate an entire wolf pack
November 14, 2022 - Howling For Wolves
Howling For Wolves' Official comment to MN DNR on draft Wolf Plan
October 31, 2022 - Howling For Wolves
Tell Governor Tim Walz and DNR Commissioner Sarah Strommen to remove recreational wolf hunting and trapping and research that kills wolves to save moose from the draft wolf plan.

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