Category

Wolves

BRIEF: State’s wolf harvest officially ends Monday

By | Wolves | No Comments

…wolf harvest. Wolf Harvest Zone 3 is the sixth and last wolf harvest zone to be closed this season, according to a DNR news release. Zone 3 is in the northwest part of the state and includes portions of Burnett, Washburn, Rusk and Taylor counties. The other regions of the state had already been closed to wolf hunting and trapping, when quotas were met. The wolf hunting season in Zone 3 began slowly, but hunters neared the DNR’s quota over the weekend, harvesting…

Read More

BRIEF: Wolf season closes in Northeastern Minnesota zone

By | Hunting, Wolves | No Comments

…of Wednesday afternoon, hunters and trappers had harvested 33 wolves in the zone, reaching the zone’s target harvest. Wolf hunting and trapping continues in the northwest and east-central wolf zones to anyone with a valid license. The late season in those zones is scheduled to end Jan. 31 or whenever the target harvest is expected to be met, whichever comes first. As of Wednesday, hunters and trappers had harvested 51 wolves in the northwest zone, where the target harvest is 89,…

Read More

Federal endangered species protection for OR-7, Oregon wolves drawing closer to end

By | Wolves | No Comments

Federal protection remains for wolves like OR-7 that migrate to the western part of the state. This year is poised to be the first to meet that requirement, meaning hunting wouldn’t be allowed until at least 2016. The service says population numbers have since bounced back to sustainable levels, with an estimated 5,360 now in the contiguous states.

Read More