In his sobering message for the new year, the great nature photographer Jim Brandenburg says he hasn’t heard a wolf howl or been able to take a photograph of a wolf since hunting was allowed in 2013 (a federal court stopped the practice in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota).
Times are getting tougher for everybody, including those who photograph nature.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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