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Moose Numbers Stay Steady, More Will be Radio-Collared

Monday, February 17, 2014

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Moose Numbers Stay Steady, More Will be Radio-Collared

Aerial surveys indicate population relatively stable despite 2012 drop, and researchers are seeking to track 52 more animals.

Moose Population Holding Steady in Voyageurs National Park

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

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Moose Population Holding Steady in Voyageurs National Park

Photo by Steve Wall via Flickr The moose population in Voyageurs National Park remains steady, according to a Park Service study released Tuesday. Aerial surveys conducted in late February indicate a population of 46 animals, compared to 51 in 2009. Over the same time period, the┬ápopulation of northeastern Minnesota moose is believed to have declined […]

Extinction for Isle Royale Wolves?

Friday, March 16, 2012

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Researchers fear wolves could become extinct on Lake Superior's Isle Royale in a matter of years now that their population numbers only nine animals.

Moose Population Continues Decline

Thursday, February 23, 2012

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The number of moose dwelling in Minnesota continues to decline according to the latest Minnesota Department of Natural Resources survey numbers, putting this fall's moose hunt into question.

Snow Allows Moose Survey to Begin

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

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Recent snowfall in the Quetico Superior region is finally allowing Minnesota Department of Natural Resources researchers to survey the moose population in northeastern Minnesota.

Moose Hunting Success Rate Climbs

Monday, October 24, 2011

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Moose Hunting Success Rate Climbs

Despite concerns about the state's moose population, Minnesota moose hunters had one of the most successful seasons in recent years, with 58% of parties taking an animal.

Moose Researchers Issue Dire Warning

Thursday, September 1, 2011

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Researchers have issued a dire warning that moose could be largely absent from northeastern Minnesota after 2020 without stronger measures to address problems facing the iconic animal.

Moose Also Struggling in Canada

Thursday, August 18, 2011

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Moose populations on the Canadian side of the Quetico-Superior region's international boundary are also showing long-term declines according to aerial surveys by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources.

Minnesota DNR Releases Moose Plan

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

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Minnesota DNR Releases Moose Plan

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources released its Moose Research and Management Plan yesterday, in hopes of maintaining the animal's presence in Minnesota.

Cut in Moose Hunting Permits Likely

Thursday, February 24, 2011

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials are likely to cut the number of moose hunting permits in half next fall due to the continued decline in the population of moose in northeastern Minnesota.

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