Wolf Relocation Update – Isle Royale National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

HOUGHTON, MICH– The National Park Service (NPS) has been monitoring the wolves that were captured in Minnesota earlier this fall and transported to Isle Royale as part of a multi-year project to restore predation in the remote park. Sixteen different wolves were captured on the Grand Portage Chippewa reservation. Seven of those wolves were collared …

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Wolves restoration moves a step closer on Isle Royale | Star Tribune

The last two surviving wolves on Isle Royale might soon get 20 to 30 new neighbors, after the National Park Service advanced a wolf reintroduction plan Friday for the wilderness island on Lake Superior.In an effort to intervene in the drastic imbalance between the island’s predator wolves and a booming population of vegetation-chomping moose prey, …

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Park service to release Isle Royale wolf population plan

HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) – Isle Royale could be down to its last wolf, but all hope is not yet lost.After several years of research, the National Park Service is close to releasing their final plan for Isle Royale’s wolf population.”Right now the alternative that is going forward as the prefered is the same one that …

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Park Service nearing decision on Isle Royale wolves | Duluth News Tribune

The National Park Service is getting closer to announcing its final decision on reintroducing wolves to Isle Royale National Park, and it couldn’t come a minute too soon.Wolf researchers for Michigan Technological University say the island may be down to its very last wolf based on analysis of trail camera data gathered over the summer …

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Isle Royale likely down to 1 wolf — here’s why it’s a big problem

Isle Royale may be down to a lone wolf, as the federal government ponders whether it will replenish the pack on the northern Michigan Island.For the past two years, a male and female wolf have held on as the last remaining pair of wolves on the more than 200 square-mile island that’s part of a …

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Isle Royale may add 20-30 wolves to keep pack from disappearing

Superior island that has dwindled to just two and is in danger of vanishing altogether.If the Park Service — which for more than a year has been looking at the fading Isle Royale wolf population and a moose herd that has swelled to 1,300 with its main predator in decline — follows through, it could …

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National Park Service – PEPC – Environmental Impact Statement to Address the Presence of Wolves at Isle Royale National Park

The National Park Service (NPS) has prepared a draft Environmental Impact Statement to Address the Presence of Wolves at Isle Royale (draft plan/EIS). Because your feedback is essential to the development of the EIS, we are asking for your thoughtful review and comments during the 90-day comment period, concluding March 15, 2017.The purpose of the …

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