Wisconsin DNR reveals state tensions amid new wolf hunt quota

From The Badger Herald:

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources set a quota of 130 wolves for the November fall wolf hunt. The decisions defied both its own policy-setting board and input from activist groups.

Management authority over gray wolves returned to state agencies after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removed gray wolves from the federal endangered species list Jan. 4, 2021. In accordance with state statute, the DNR plans for the wolf harvesting season to begin Nov. 6, 2021, according to a DNR news release.

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