Trappers who incidentally capture wolves are encouraged to contact DNR staff to participate in Wisconsin's wolf collaring and monitoring program.
DNR officials say voluntary participation from Wisconsin's trappers is an important part of the department's work to monitor the state's wolf population.
If a wolf is incidentally captured, DNR staff say they will work with participating trappers to determine if the wolf is a good candidate for the monitoring program.
DNR wildlife biologist Nathan Libal says trappers can help improve the quality of DNR wolf population data by allowing officials to collar captured wolves before they are released.
Interested trappers can contact the DNR wolf program staff by calling 715-401-1764.
Additional information can be found on the DNR's website and by searching the keyword "wolf".