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Two northern Minnesota trappers were charged with setting illegal wire snares

Two northern Minnesota trappers were charged with setting illegal wire snares and neglecting to check them, taking bears, wolves, deer and other wildlife over the course of two years. Brad Dumonceaux, 44, and Stephen Bemboom, 60, face over $70,000 in potential fines and jail time if found guilty to charges filed in Itasca County District Court last Friday. The snares used during the two-year investigation were larger than the state regulated 10-inch diameter and also lacked tag identification. State law states snares not capable of drowning the captured animal must be tended daily. According to charges filed against Dumonceaux and [...]

Rep. Dan Fabian, R-Roseau needs to make a decision, he claims he doesnt like pets getting caught in traps… but he traps

  Rep. Dan Fabian, R-Roseau, holds the pelt that hangs in his St. Paul office of the wolf he trapped in Beltrami Island State Forest when Minnesota was able to offer a hunting and trapping season. (Photo/ Don Davis, Forum News Service) Rep. Dan Fabian, R-Roseau needs to make a decision, he claims he doesnt like pets getting caught in traps... but he traps A northwest Minnesota legislator who had the opportunity to trap a gray wolf during the three years the state offered a season said the ongoing wolf debate highlights the split between urban and rural [...]

By | 2018-04-20T10:12:38+00:00 April 20th, 2018|No Riders, Protect Minnesota Wolves, Protect The Wolves|1 Comment

Minnesota congressman U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson Hates Wolves

The Public need to get rid of elected officials like U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson. They only have their own agenda in mind, which doesn't include the entire Public. The only reason that he has people from both parties is because they are hoping to use this to garner Votes. When in fact it hopefully will do just the opposite to show the public that they truly dont care how it is they cheat to get them. The People do not need elected officials in office such as this. U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson says he has the votes on the House floor [...]

Tribal lands offer sanctuary for Minnesota wolves 

A trail camera set by the Red Lake tribal Department of Natural Resources photographed these two gray wolves in March 2010 on Minnesota's Northwest Angle. Wolves are an important animal in tribal culture and were protected on tribal lands even when the state had control of wolf management and offered hunting and trapping seasons. (Photo courtesy of Jay Huseby, Red Lake DNR) RED LAKE, Minn.—Gray wolves could again be fair game in Minnesota if federal rules change, but Red Lake Nation and other tribes in Minnesota will continue to protect the animal. In 2010, the Red Lake Department [...]