Some urgent, good news: Today the Environment and Natural Resources Policy Committee of the Minnesota House of Representatives scheduled a hearing on a bill, House File 1327, that stops wolf hunting in Minnesota forever.
The U.S. Department of Interior has recently proposed delisting and removing federal Endangered Species Act protections for wolves, which would again allow state-organized wolf trophy hunting. We have prepared pre-written and customizable comments that are submitted directly into the regulations.gov comment site on this proposed rule.
Direct link here: http://www.startribune.com/readers-write-wolves-in-minnesota-gun-laws-ne… Protect, don’t hunt, wolves in Minnesota. Wolf trophy hunting was described as sustainable and even acceptable by Dan Stark, a specialist in large carnivores for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, in the March 13 article “Wolves again in cross hairs.” Stark… Continue Reading “Letter from HFW in the Star Tribune: “Protect, don’t hunt, wolves in Minnesota.””