75
      Tuesday
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      Wednesday
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      Thursday
      85 / 61

      Poll: Dogs in a Wolf Hunt?

      Poll: Dogs in a Wolf Hunt?

      State wildlife officials say if Michigan allows hunting of gray wolves, it won't take place across the entire Upper Peninsula.

      Officials with the Department of Natural Resources discussed wolf management issues Tuesday during a public meeting in Ironwood.

      The Legislature authorized wolf hunts in December, and the Natural Resources Commission could make a decision in June. Opponents of the hunts are raising petition signatures to get the issue on the 2014 election ballot.

      The latest DNR count found there are nearly 700 wolves in the U.P., and a new estimate is expected next month.

      According to the Daily Globe of Ironwood, Bump told about 270 people at the meeting that hunters wouldn't be allowed to use dogs when pursuing wolves, but trapping would be a possibility.

      Tonight in the Daily Pulse we're wondering: Do you support the DNR's decision to not allow dogs in a potential wolf hunt? Yes or no? Why or why not?