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.
May 8, 2013 - Howling For Wolves
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (May 8, 2013) – A recent awareness campaign across Minnesota radio stations has urged voters and lawmakers to act now to end inhumane methods used for recreational wolf hunting. An amendment is expected to be offered before the end of the session in the Minnesota Senate to eliminate trapping, snaring, and baiting from any future wolf hunts.
April 3, 2013 - Howling For Wolves
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 3, 2013) – Today, the Minnesota Court of Appeals will hear a lawsuit that challenges the DNR’s failure to obtain public comment for the inaugural wolf hunting and trapping season. Read the full release here.
March 19, 2013 - Star Tribune
March 15, 2013 - Isanti County News
March 14, 2013 - Howling For Wolves
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (March 14, 2013) – Today, the Minnesota Senate Environment and Energy Policy committee approved S.F. 666, a bill that would reinstate a five-year wait on recreational wolf hunting and trapping. The bill has been referred to the Environment, Economic Development and Agriculture Division.
March 14, 2013 - Howling For Justice
March 11, 2013 - Howling For Wolves
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (March 11, 2013) – The majority of Minnesota voters want to reinstate a five-year waiting period before another wolf hunt is allowed, according to a recently conducted statewide poll by Lake Research Partners. In fact, two thirds (66%) of respondents believe that there is no need for a wolf hunt if Minnesotans already have the legal authority to kill a wolf if it threatens people, livestock, and property. Just 25% disagree, saying that a wolf hunt is still necessary.
March 4, 2013 - Howling For Wolves
Today, legislation was introduced into the Minnesota State House of Representatives to reinstate a five-year moratorium on recreational wolf hunting and trapping. Chief house author, Rep. Jason Isaacson (DFL - Shoreview) introduced H.F. 1163, the companion bill for S.F. 666 introduced by Sen. Chris Eaton. The bill calls for a five-year wait before another wolf hunting season can be proposed, and only for population management purposes after other options are explored. H.F. 1163 is also signed by metro lawmakers Rep. Susan Allen (DFL – Minneapolis), Rep. Sandra Masin (DFL - Eagan), and Rep. Frank Hornstein (DFL – Minneapolis).


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