The Department of Natural Resources and Environment today announced it will conduct a survey in the northern Lower Peninsula Feb. 15 through March 14 to detect the presence of gray wolves in that region of the state.
"The purpose of the survey is to verify the presence of wolves both where we have previously confirmed animals and to detect new occurrences in other areas," said DNRE wildlife biologist Jennifer Kleitch. "Given the low probability of observing a wolf or tracks in the Lower Peninsula it's helpful to have as many eyes looking as possible. That's why public reports are so important."
click here for more: http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153--251527--,00.html
While they're at it, I hope they continue to look for the missing pup suspected of being poached. One of the only two pups that exist there. Sometimes I think that it is better that we don't know. Better for the wolves that is. more on that here WHAPlink
I wanted to post this article because of the beautiful wolf pictured.
click here to see Female? Male? Old? Young? I dunno but
(The article is about the same topic regarding the a wolf population survey through Mar 14, the species' prime breeding season.)