A return to wolf hunting in Minnesota?

Category: hunting

 Mar 13th, 2019 by Keith Worrall  545

Modified Mar 13th, 2019 at 2:31 PM

Minnesotans could be hunting wolves again as early as the fall of 2020, but nothing is assured as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) embarks on another quest to remove the species from the nation’s endangered species list.

The federal agency will be sued by environmental groups hoping to derail the effort, but the Trump administration is waiting any day now for the Federal Register to publish its official proposal to delist gray wolves throughout the lower 48 states.

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Wolves were hunted and trapped in Wisconsin and Michigan, along with Minnesota, beginning in 2013. A federal court ruling stopped the hunts after 2014, but wolf hunting might return.

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