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Isle Royale

March 21, 2019
The last remaining wolves on Ontario's Michipichoten Island in Lake Superior will be air-lifted to Isle Royale in coming days as part of the ongoing effort to re-stock Isle Royale wolves. Photo courtesy of Michigan Tech
Last Michipicoten Island wolves going to Isle Royale
March 21, 2019 - 3:10pm
March 15, 2019
Reader's View: Wolf proposal a 'horrible idea'
March 15, 2019 - 4:27pm
March 4, 2019
4 Canadian wolves released on Isle Royale
March 4, 2019 - 6:06pm
February 21, 2019
Local View: Use captive wolves to repopulate, help Isle Royale
February 21, 2019 - 7:02pm
Reader's View: Wolves can naturally repopulate Isle Royale
February 21, 2019 - 6:59pm
February 6, 2019
This female wolf that was trapped on the Grand Portage Reservation and moved to Isle Royale last October has walked back to the North Shore, across about 14 miles of frozen Lake Superior, a setback in the effort to repopulate the island's wolf population. National Park Service photo.
Wolf leaves Isle Royale across ice
February 6, 2019 - 2:56pm
February 1, 2019
Lake Superior went from less than 20 percent ice cover to nearly 50 percent of the lake having some ice in just a few days during the polar vortex outbreak. This satellite photo was taken Thursday. NOAA satellite photo.
Polar vortex has Lake Superior building ice fast
February 1, 2019 - 12:54pm
January 28, 2019
A new grant will allow the relocation of up to six Ontario wolves to Isle Royale in coming days even if the federal government shuts down again. Another grant will cover ongoing research on the Lake Superior island.  Michigan Tech photo.
Grant allows Isle Royale wolf transplant to advance
January 28, 2019 - 3:30pm
January 11, 2019
Moose and wolves on Isle Royale, like these shown here in a 2011 photo, won't be studied this winter for the first time since 1958 if the federal government shutdown doesn't end soon.  Michigan Tech photo.
Isle Royale wolf, moose study lost to federal shutdown
January 11, 2019 - 1:11pm
November 13, 2018
One of four wolves trapped in Minnesota and relocated to Isle Royale on Lake Superior has died, and scientists say they don't know why. A necropsy will be conducted with results likely in December. Three relocated wolves remain on the island with more expected to be moved to the island from Ontario in January. (National Park Service photo)
Newly arrived wolf dies on Isle Royale
November 13, 2018 - 4:56pm
October 12, 2018
National Park Service wildlife experts move a wold trapped in Minnesota to its release point on Isle Royale recently. The effort to move more wolves has ended for the season but could resume this winter. National Park Service photo.
Isle Royale wolf program ends for season
October 12, 2018 - 4:15pm
October 5, 2018
A female wolf, trapped on the Grand Portage Chippewa Reservation this week, walks out of a kennel at her new home: Isle Royale National Park. Four new wolves are now roaming the island. National Park Service photo.
Two more Minnesota wolves moved to Isle Royale
October 5, 2018 - 3:05pm
October 1, 2018
A trail camera photo of the first male wolf relocated to Isle Royale dragging off food. (National Park Service)
Wolves find food on Isle Royale
October 1, 2018 - 9:47pm
September 21, 2018
Isle Royale's wolf population is down to two, shown here in this 2017 photo, spurring efforts to relocate several wolves from other areas to the Lake Superior island. The first wolves could be moved from Minnesota and Michigan in coming days. Courtesy of Michigan Tech.
Park Service details Isle Royale wolf transplant
September 21, 2018 - 4:41pm
August 7, 2018
Hikers rescued from Isle Royale
August 7, 2018 - 2:19pm