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Wednesday, June 19th, 2024

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Commentary: Opposed to end of year-round coyote hunting on public land in Michigan

Despite opposition from hunters at its March 14 meeting in Lansing, the Michigan Natural Resources Commission voted 4-2 in favor of a furbearer regulation change that included closing the coyote season for three months on public lands. (Stock photo courtesy of Michigan DNR)

On March 14, the Michigan Natural Resources Commission voted 4-2 to close the year-round coyote hunting season for three months from April 16 to July 14.
Despite hours of public testimony against the closure of coyote hunting and hundreds of pages of peer-reviewed literature affirming that the months in question are the best time to manage coyotes, some commissioners chose to ignore science and Proposal G.

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