After this winter’s moose survey, wildlife biologists said the
western Upper Peninsula moose population is growing at a long-term average of
about 2 percent each year, with an estimated 509 animals living in that part of
Natural Resources Wildlife Division Chief Russ Mason reported the survey
results Thursday to the Michigan Natural Resources Commission at a regular NRC
meeting at the Shanty Creek Resort in Bellaire.
growth rate for this moose population is low, but remains positive,” Mason