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Environment
5:30 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Dogs Enter Wisconsin Wolf Hunt Monday

Credit P McConnell

Wisconsin’s second wolf hunt reaches a turning point December 2. Licensed hunters can now use up to six dogs to help track wolves. Wisconsin is the only state to allow the practice. Some celebrate the rules and others take to court.

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Environment
4:32 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

Wolf Harvest Zone to Close Wednesday

Hunters killed 95 wolves statewide, in the first week of the wolf hunt

State officials say Wolf Harvest Zone 2 in northeastern Wisconsin will close to hunting and trapping at 3:00 Wednesday afternoon.

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Environment
11:12 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Scientific Scrutiny of Wolf Conservation Continues as Wisconsin's Second Harvest Commences

Tuesday the second wolf hunt season in Wisconsin commences. In the meantime, scientists continue to probe the complexities of balancing conservation and human’s varied interest and tolerance of the animal.

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Environment
11:23 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Researcher: State Wolf Hunt Is Unsustainable

A UW researcher says Wisconsin's wolf hunts at their current levels are not sustainable.
Credit Photo by Corel Corporation

WUWM environmental reporter Susan Bence interviews UW researcher Adrian Treves about the fate of gray wolves in Wisconsin.

A UW researcher is growing increasingly concerned about the plight of the gray wolf on Wisconsin’s landscape.

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Environment
11:47 am
Wed June 26, 2013

Natural Resources Board Says Yes to Wolf Hunt Quota

Arial view of wolf mother and pups in Douglas County earlier in this month.
Credit DNR pilot Phil Miller

Hunters will be able to harvest 275 wolves when Wisconsin’s second season begins on October 15. That’s a 37 percent increase over last year.

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