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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
Two Wolves travel in a single-file line across ice and snow in winter near Isle Royale. (Rolf Peterson / National Park Service)
Isle Royale wolf reintroduction to begin
June 7, 2018 - 5:27pm
May 17, 2018
Isle Royale moose numbers remain high
May 17, 2018 - 12:41am
March 16, 2018
The National Park Service Friday published the final environmental study on its plan to reintroduce new wolves to Isle Royale. These are the last two wolves on the island as the population has declined due to inbreeding an deformities. (Photo submitted by Michigan Tech)
Isle Royale wolf reintroduction moves closer
March 16, 2018 - 5:12pm
January 22, 2018
The last two wolves on Isle Royale, pictured in February 2017. A preliminary report last fall could only confirm one remaining wolf, however, researchers have found evidence that two wolves still exist on the island. (Photo courtesy Michigan Technological University)
Researchers: Two wolves on Isle Royale after all
January 22, 2018 - 2:54pm
December 18, 2017
Scientists studying 662 adult moose skulls collected on Isle Royale over the past 40 years say a combination of climate change and malnutrition have spurred the size of moose on the island to decline 16 percent. Photo courtesy Michigan Tech.
Study: Isle Royale moose getting smaller
December 18, 2017 - 6:52pm
December 4, 2017
Isle Royale was down to just two wolves last winter when this photo was taken. Now, trail cameras appear to show just one wolf remains as the National Park Service nears a final decision on when to bring new wolves to the island. Photo courtesy of Michigan Technological University.
Park Service nearing decision on Isle Royale wolves
December 4, 2017 - 3:54pm
April 18, 2017
The last two wolves on Isle Royale made it through the winter, but the 7-year-old female and 9-year-old male are believed too old to reproduce. National Park Service officials are moving to bring more wolves to the island. Photo courtesy of Michigan Technological University
Last two wolves hanging on at Isle Royale
April 18, 2017 - 7:00am
March 26, 2017
032717.N.DNT.RockofAgesC2 -- The Rock of Ages Lighthouse Preservation Society is planning a multi-year project to restore the lighthouse, located to the west of Isle Royale, to a 1930s look. Photo courtesy of the Rock of Ages Lighthouse Preservation Society
Rock of Ages Lighthouse to be restored
March 26, 2017 - 7:40pm
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