Vehicle Collisions and Illegal kills Were the Leading Causes of Death for Wisconsin’s Gray Wolf

Originally posted on Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin:
The Wisconsin Gray Wolf Monitoring Report describes wolf management and monitoring activities conducted in Wisconsin during the wolf monitoring year, April 15th, 2017 to April 14th, 2018. Gray wolves (Canis lupus) reverted to federally endangered status in the Western Great Lakes region as the result of a…

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Ecosystem Services: Think of bees that pollinate more than 90 commercial crops in the U.S….

Originally posted on Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin:
…That’s the beauty, or bounty, that the Endangered Species Act provides. The ESA ensures these beneficial ecosystems just don’t unravel. You see the Endangered Species Act doesn’t just protect the individual species, it also protects the lands, or habitats, the endangered species need to survive. For sure…

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Centuries of learned behavior has had devastating affects upon Wisconsin’s wild animals. Hunting is considered a cultural heritage, and Wisconsin’s wild animals are killed off every year as a conservation tool. Wild herds of ungulates (animals with hoofs) once roamed the prairies and woodlands of Wisconsin prior to western settlements. Buffalo, antelope, caribou, moose, elk, […]

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It’s All About Gray Wolves…

I became involved in the Wisconsin Wolf Recovery Program as a Volunteer WDNR Winter Wolf/Carnivore Tracker in the year 2000. I tracked two Gray wolf packs in Douglas county, and helped with summer wolf howl surveys as well. I spent winters trekking up to my tracking block, and became very familiar with one of the […]

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Woman are Now Taking on Prime leadership Roles in the Cause of Wolf & Wildlife Advocacy…

Originally posted on Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin:
…the success of the wolf pack depends on the strength of the alpha female. I’ve chosen Betsy Klein for my first Woman in Wolf Advocacy Series of Interviews. I’ve known Klein for four years and have had the distinct pleasure of watching her grow into her role…

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There’s a Huge Twitter Storm Hitting the Senate on Tuesday August 7th @10AM to 4PM…

Originally posted on Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin:
…Save the Endangered Species Act from Bad Legislation. A new wave is catching on, a twitter storm using multiple tweets in one click, and it’s easier than you think! Urgent…#GetInvolved to stop the latest attack on the Endangered Species Act! Under Senator Barrasso’s proposal, individual states would…

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Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Trophy Hunting Council…

Interior Secretary Zinke Illegally Stacked Panel With Insiders Who Profit From Hunting Imperiled Animals Center for Biological Diversity, Democracy Forward, Natural Resources Defense Council Media Contact: Kirsten Peek: 301-548-7793, kpeek@humanesociety.org Conservation and animal protection groups sued the Trump administration today for illegally establishing the “International Wildlife Conservation Council,” an advisory panel stacked with people who […]

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There’s a Huge Twitter Storm Hitting the Senate on Tuesday August 7th @10AM to 4PM…

…Save the Endangered Species Act from Bad Legislation. A new wave is catching on, a twitter storm using multiple tweets in one click, and it’s easier than you think! Urgent…#GetInvolved to stop the latest attack on the Endangered Species Act! Under Senator Barrasso’s proposal, individual states would be given key authority over the federal program […]

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Woman are Now Taking on Prime leadership Roles in the Cause of Wolf & Wildlife Advocacy…

…the success of the wolf pack depends on the strength of the alpha female. I’ve chosen Betsy Klein for my first Woman in Wolf Advocacy Series of Interviews. I’ve known Klein for four years and have had the distinct pleasure of watching her grow into her role as a wolf and wildlife advocate. In that […]

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