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      Meetings planned to discuss Isle Royale wolf management

      Isle Royale National Park is planning several public meetings to take place in November regarding the issue of wolf management. The meetings are aimed at presenting information about the history of wolves on Isle Royale, climate change implications, and current and future status.

      "Isle Royale has a long-standing history of broad ecosystem management," said Park Superintendant, Phyllis Green. "I hope the public takes this opportunity to become more informed on the natural resources of the island."

      Officials say that the presentations will be followed by an opportunity for the public to discuss natural resources, ecology, climate change, and wildlife management.

      Public Meeting Schedule:

      Public Meeting 1: Houghton, MichiganDate: November 12, 2013 Location: Franklin Square Inn, 820 Shelden AvenueTime: 3-5 p.m. (Presentation at 3:30 followed by open house)

      Public Meeting 2: Chelsea, MichiganDate: November 14, 2013Location: Chelsea Depot, 125 Jackson StreetTime: 3-5 p.m. (Presentation at 3:30 followed by open house)

      Public Meeting 3: St. Paul, MinnesotaDate: November 19, 2013 Location: TBA. Time: 3-5 p.m. (Presentation at 3:30 followed by open house)

      Public Meeting 4: Duluth, MinnesotaDate: November 20, 2013Location: Environmental Protection Agency Mid-Continent Ecology Division Laboratory, 6201 Congdon BoulevardTime: 3-5 p.m. (Presentation at 3:30 followed by open house)