jill fritz http://michiganradio.org en Census shows fewer wolves in Michigan's Upper Peninsula http://michiganradio.org/post/census-shows-fewer-wolves-michigans-upper-peninsula <p>There are fewer wolves living in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.</p><p></p><p>State wildlife biologists <a href="http://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/MIDNR/bulletins/b301d0">report</a> a slight dip in the wolf population following last fall’s controversial hunt.</p><p></p><p>The Department of Natural Resources has just completed a census of wolves in the Upper Peninsula. The DNR admits the count is more of an estimate&nbsp;than an accurate head count.</p><p></p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:38:10 +0000 Steve Carmody 17342 at http://michiganradio.org Census shows fewer wolves in Michigan's Upper Peninsula At the end of this week, Michigan's controversial wolf hunt will begin http://michiganradio.org/post/end-week-michigans-controversial-wolf-hunt-will-begin <p>Opponents of this month’s scheduled wolf hunt are preparing for Friday’s start of the hunt.</p><p>The hunt will take place in three specific zones of the Upper Peninsula. State wildlife officials hope hunters will kill 43 wolves during the hunt. There are an estimated 658 wolves in the U.P.</p><p>Jill Fritz is the state director of the Humane Society of the United States.</p><p>“We’ll just continue to educate the public about this and make sure the people know that this entire wolf hunt that is happening is based on lies, deception and fear mongering,” says Fritz.</p> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 15196 at http://michiganradio.org At the end of this week, Michigan's controversial wolf hunt will begin