wolf hunt

Board to consider hiring outside attorneys in wolf lawsuits

The state Department of Natural Resources policy board plans to vote next week on whether to hire its own attorneys in a pair of lawsuits seeking to block the fall wolf hunt, underscoring the deepening rift between the board’s Republican members and Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul.

Gov. Rick Snyder signs law authorizing Michigan wolf hunting

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a law that would authorize wolf hunting if Congress or federal courts revisit the issue.State lawmakers quickly passed the bill after the Michigan appeals court recently declared a 2014 law unconstitutional. The law signed Wednesday defines wolves as a game species and authorizes the Natural Resources Commission to designate game.Money in the law related to Asian carp control could shield it from a statewide referendum.

Animal lovers remember wolves killed in hunt

A group of animal lovers hold a candlelight vigil Friday to remember the wolves killed in Wisconsin's first hunt, but not everyone brought out by the event is against the new hunting season.

Board says no dog rules for wolf hunt

Judge bars using dogs in wolf hunt while he weighs the case

The Natural Resources Board has refused to give state officials permission to draft emergency restrictions on training dogs on wolves.