Please Take Action to End Wildlife Killing Contests: Write Letters to Newspapers and Legislators…

Ending Wildlife Killing Contests will take a lot of public awareness, education and involvement on your part. #EndWildlifeKillingContests #GetInvolved “Melissa Tedrowe, Midwest region director of the Humane Society, says that while her group actively opposes the contests, it discourages protesting in person to avoid violent confrontation. Instead, it is asking people to write to legislators […]

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Michigan Men Confessed to Killing Gray Wolves…

DNR officials caught the men responsible for two separate Upper Peninsula wolf poaching incidents in a span of 24 hours. A 58-year-old from Greenland Township and a 67-year-old from Menominee Township, both confessed to the crimes in Ontonagon and Menominee counties, respectively, on Tuesday. Their names are being withheld pending their arraignments in the respective […]

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Poaching is and has been one of the biggest causes of Gray wolf mortality in Wisconsin…

There are 955 Gray wolves living throughout Wisconsin’s northern and central forests, minimum Winter count WDNR wolf progress report 2017-2018. The Gray wolf is part of Wisconsin’s wild legacy. Yet, poaching is and has been one of the biggest causes of Gray wolf mortality in Wisconsin according to Dr. Adrian Treves. Listen to his talk […]

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A growing network of activists are raising the alarm about the coyote-killing contests in Wisconsin…

Blood Sport an article published in the Isthmus Coyote-killing contest will be held near Dane County this weekend By Joe Tarr January 17, 2019 On her 40 acres of land near Baraboo, Mikii Opahle can usually hear coyotes howling on summer nights. “It’s amazing. We’re among natural wild animals, they’re sharing this space with us. […]

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Call It a predator tournament, a hunting derby or what you may, but most of all call it “naive Killing” because these hunters “know not what they do.”

Killing for sport is no longer acceptable, and millions of environmentalists are coming forward to stop these cruel sports. Taking the life of one wild being to save another for sport hunting cannot sustain our fragile ecosystems for much longer. We take the strong and leave the weak and call it conservation. I say we […]

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Wildlife Killing Contests: A Ruthlessly Completive Culture’s Hold of Rural Wisconsin Communities…

Moondog Madness bills itself as Wisconsin’s Biggest Coyote Hunting Tournament, but area residents aren’t in support of these wildlife killing contests. Instead they want to raise awareness about wildlife killing contests and support legislation that will make them a thing of the past. Area residents want to foster respect for wildlife living in their backyards […]

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New Mexico’s state land commissioner banned organized animal-killing contests on state lands on Thursday…

…The Commissioner called coyote derbies a “brutal, barbaric, inhumane practice.” New Mexico’s state land commissioner banned organized animal-killing contests on state lands on Thursday, calling coyote derbies a “brutal, barbaric, inhumane practice.” “This executive order is not to say that the New Mexico land office doesn’t support hunters — hunters who hunt ethically,” Stephanie Garcia […]

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