A moose hunting advisory council has officially been announced in Michigan to determine if and when the population of moose is sufficient to allow limited hunting of the animals.
Moose were brought to Michigan from Ontario in 1987, with the Safari Club International donating $1 million to the effort. One of the men on the advisory council is the current president of SCI in this area.
According to estimates, there are now about 500 moose in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. At this time there has been no mention of when a season might be opened, only that this council will be responsible for making a recommendation to the Natural Resources Commission, which makes that decision.