Friday, February 10, 2012

Video: On wolves and hunting in northern Minnesota

Posted Feb 09, 2012

The sudden chorus of howls on a dark night in the woods awakens a primal set of emotions in most of us.
The recent announcement by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to open a wolf hunting season this fall unleashes an entirely different set of feelings — and they vary among each of us.
Now that the federal government has removed the gray wolves of the western Great Lakes from its list of endangered species, the official decisions over a wolf hunting and trapping season of canis lupis are being made in the state capitol in St. Paul. — Dave Orrick