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July 23, 2014

Wolf hunt opponents petition to stop season

The group Howling for Wolves is circling in St. Paul Thursday for a rally at the Department of Natural Resources, the Associated Press says. The group plans to petition the state Thursday to stop the wolf hunt season in Minnesota, scheduled for November.

The activists oppose a hunting season given that the gray wolf was just this year removed from the endangered species list.

Howling for Wolves’ Maureen Hackett tells MPR the wolves may not have rebounded as well as state officials believe.

Hackett recently talked about the campaign with WCCO: