Stop gray wolf hunts in Michigan

Dear Gov. Gretchen Whitmer,

Gray wolves across the U.S. need protection, and I urge you to do everything in your power to oppose wolf hunts in Michigan.

Gray wolves are beautiful creatures, and the species is important to their ecosystems. We can and should coexist with this animal, which is native to the Great Lakes.

The last time gray wolves were removed from the Endangered Species List in the Great Lakes, 1,500 gray wolves were killed in the region. It's clear that without federal protections, gray wolves suffer.

Now that the Trump administration has removed federal protections for gray wolves, state leaders need to step up to defend this species. I urge you to protect gray wolves by preventing a wolf hunt.