Conservation and Trapping Science

State Senate adopts resolution urging DNR to hold 2021 wolf hunt
Mar 10, 2021 09:16 ET

LANSING, MI — The Michigan Senate has adopted a non-binding resolution urging state wildlife officials to organize a hunting and trapping season for Upper Peninsula gray wolves this year now that the animals are no longer protected under the Endangered Species Act.

Senate Resolution 15 passed Tuesday, March 9 along a party-line vote, with all 20 seated Republicans supporting the resolution. It advanced last month from the natural resources committee chaired by Sen. Ed McBroom, who represents the western U.P. in Lansing and sponsored the resolution with co-chair Jon Bumstead, R-Newaygo.

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