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Michigan becomes sixth state to authorize wolf hunting

The Natural Resource Commission approved wolf hunting late last week after Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation that allowed the NRC to establish a hunting season for the animals.

The 6-week season, which was approved by the board in a 6-1 vote, will open Nov. 15 and end Dec. 31, according to the Associated Press. The NRC is a group made up of seven individuals appointed by the governor.

AP says that it will allow for hunters to kill up to 43 of the animals, or an estimated 6.5 percent of the state’s wolf population, in selected parts of the Upper Peninsula.

Michigan has become the sixth state to authorize hunting wolves since federal regulations were lifted over the past two years in the western Great Lakes and the Northern Rockies, according to AP…

Read the entire article on theoaklandpress.com: Wolf hunting approved by state

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