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Interior Secretary Ken Salazar called the resurgence of wolves a great success story of the Endangered Species Act as the U.S government earlier prepared to end federal wolf protection in the western Great Lakes region. (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service file photo)

With Minnesota wolf hunt a reality, DNR is working on logistics

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Minnesotans will be able to hunt and trap wolves legally for the first time in 38 years this fall.

A wolf hunting season will begin on Nov. 3, the first day of Minnesota's firearms deer season. The season became official when Gov. Mark Dayton signed the Legislature's Game and Fish bill on Thursday.

Now the Department of Natural Resources will have to hustle put the framework and mechanics of the season together in just a few months.

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