Conservation and Trapping Science

Tribal leaders in Wisconsin feel ignored over wolf hunt decision
Aug 24, 2021 21:43 ET
Ojibwe tribal leaders in Wisconsin feel like they’re being ignored in their concerns about wolf hunting in the state.

“It seems like our voices are never heard,” said John Johnson, chairman of the Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe Nation and Voigt Intertribal Task Force.

When the gray wolf was delisted from the Endangered Species Act earlier this year, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Board voted to allow a quota of 200 wolves to be hunted, which was reduced to 119 when Ojibwe tribes declared their portion not to be hunted.

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