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December 18, 2013 - Minnesota DNR
December 12, 2013 - Howling For Wolves
Founder, Dr. Hackett spoke at the last public hearing on the proposal to remove all lower 48 gray wolves from the Endangered Species list ( except the Mexican wolf).
December 10, 2013 - USA Today
November 26, 2013 - Howling For Wolves, WCCO
Fair Fight with John Williams hosted a 12 minute debate about the wolf hunt. Maureen Hackett presented ecological and ethical reasons why wolves need protection from hunting and trapping.
November 15, 2013 - Howling For Wolves, KSTP
Howling For Wolves at Minnesota State Capitol with more than 50,000 signatures for Governor Dayton asking him to suspend wolf hunting and trapping.
November 9, 2013 - Blogspot
October 30, 2013 - WCCO
Howling For Wolves (HFW) joined in watching the Timberwolves's game and used this opportunity to remind people of Minnesota about a second wolf hunting and trapping season approaching
October 13, 2013 - MinnPost
September 26, 2013 - Howling For Wolves
Press Release: Jessica Lange calls on Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton to suspend the 2013 Recreational Wolf Hunt
September 25, 2013 - Open Letter
Jessica Lange to Governor Dayton: Suspend the Wolf Hunt: "More than anything else, the cruel methods allowed for hunting and trapping wolves are deeply disturbing. The majority of Minnesota voters oppose these inhumane and unethical, yet legally sanctioned practices."
September 9, 2013 - Star Tribune
How does another wolf hunt this year ensure the future of Minnesota’s wolves and the wildlife whose existence depends on the vital role of the wolf on our landscapes? -Maureen Hackett, M.D. in Star Tribune Commentary, September 9, 2013
August 14, 2013 - Howling For Wolves
A broad group of wolf advocates, wildlife enthusiasts and hunters today launched a statewide petition asking Governor Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to suspend the 2013 wolf hunt set to open November 9. The coalition hopes to gather more than 50,000 signatures in the coming weeks and present the petition to Governor Dayton.
July 29, 2013 - Howling For Wolves
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (July 29, 2013) – Today, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the target quota for the 2013-14 wolf hunting and trapping season will be 220. The announcement comes just weeks after results from the 2012-13 count of the state’s wolf population that showed the population has declined 25% since the last comprehensive count performed in 2007-08.
July 9, 2013 - Howling For Wolves
Today, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released results from the 2012-13 count of the state’s wolf population that shows the population has declined 25% since the last comprehensive count performed in 2007-08. There are now estimated to be 2,211 wolves in Minnesota, based on an estimated population range of 1,652-2,641. Previous counts performed between 1997 and 2007 showed that the wolf population had been stable and not expanding without recreational wolf hunting and trapping.
May 28, 2013 - Howling For Wolves
The Minnesota Court of Appeals today dismissed the petition challenging wolf hunting and trapping on the basis of standing, not on the basis of the merits of the case. The Court found that the petitioners (Center for Biological Diversity, Howling For Wolves) did not adequately persuade the Court that sufficient standing was held to challenge the rulemaking process implemented by the MN DNR for the inaugural wolf hunting and trapping season.

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