adam bump http://michiganradio.org en Wolf hunt 'didn’t meet objective' http://michiganradio.org/post/wolf-hunt-didn-t-meet-objective <p>Michigan’s top wildlife officials were briefed today on last year’s controversial wolf hunt.</p><p></p><p>23 wolves were killed during the seven-week hunt. That’s well below the target of 43 wolves.</p><p></p><p>Adam Bump is the point man on wolves for the Department of Natural Resources. He delivered the briefing to the Michigan Natural Resources Commission.&nbsp; Bump says the DNR will take the next several months to evaluate how to improve future hunts.</p><p></p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 21:31:43 +0000 Steve Carmody 15964 at http://michiganradio.org Wolf hunt 'didn’t meet objective' Fewer wolves than expected have died so far in Michigan's wolf hunt http://michiganradio.org/post/fewer-wolves-expected-have-died-so-far-michigans-wolf-hunt <p>It’s been a month since hunters took to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to hunt wolves.</p><p>So far, the wolves have been doing better than expected.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Since the start of the hunt, only about 20 wolves have been killed. That's less than half of the 43 wolves state wildlife officials set as the goal to be killed in the hunt.&nbsp;&nbsp; The hunt ends December 31st.&nbsp;</p><p>Adam Bump is the Department of Natural Resources’ point man on wolves.&nbsp; He admits he’s not sure why hunters have had more success bagging wolves in some parts of the U.P. than in other parts.</p> Sat, 14 Dec 2013 17:30:00 +0000 The Associated Press 15692 at http://michiganradio.org Fewer wolves than expected have died so far in Michigan's wolf hunt