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MDNR: Wolf hunt won't be U.P.-wide

 

Ralph Ansami/Daily Globe

Participants in a Tuesday Department of Natural Resources public meeting on wolf management complete questionnaires at Gogebic Community College. A total of 272 attended.

IRONWOOD — If Michigan conducts a wolf hunt, it won’t be Upper Peninsula-wide.

That’s what 272 people attending a Department of Natural Resources meeting on wolf management learned Tuesday at Gogebic Community College. Heavy snow throughout the day held the crowd down somewhat.

Adam Bump, a DNR bear and furbearer specialist, said another certainty regarding a potential hunt is dogs wouldn’t be allowed, but trapping would be a possibility.

It was a relatively quiet two-hour meeting in the gymnasium as the only applause that resulted occurred when at least four people suggested wolves...



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