WDNR Public Attitudes Towards Wolves Survey

The good, bad and the ugly. The results are in, that Wisconsin's citizens want wild wolves on the landscape. I was in attendance at the Wolf Advisory Committee (WAC) where the wolf survey was explained and discussed. First of all, I was pleased to be a part of this social survey on wolves as part …

08/22/14-Change The Law, Save Wolves: Bring back a climate of wolf awareness. By Rachel Tilseth

The definition of torture is to purposely inflict pain. While working as a WDNR winter wolf tracker in the north woods of Wisconsin have heard a tale or two perpetuated by wolf haters. These stories were even being circulated during the time when wolves were still on the endangered species list and they are still …

WODCW FAQ Sheet on Wolf Hound Hunting

By Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin (WODCW) A Grassroots Organization started to remove the dogs from the wolf hunt. 1. Out of all the states that hunt wolves, only Wisconsin allows hound hunters to use unleashed packs of dogs to hunt wolves. Wisconsin, quite literally, throws “dogs to the wolves.” 2. Hound hunters traditionally train …

Letter to the Editor: Ethical hunters need to speak up against this barbaric practice.

Dear editor Wolf hounders are now allowed to train dogs to chase wolves, but are not allowed to let the dogs bite a wolf. Do hounders really think they will be able walk up to a wolf/dog conflict and put a leash on their dogs then walk away? What do you think will happen? I …

Activism: Following Principle, Part one of two in a series.

By Rachel Tilseth Photograph is of Dr Jane Goodall property of National Geographic Magazine While getting involved in a cause is a way for a person to engage in making the world a better place it can also be a real challenge. You'll have to drop your expectations down to a more realistic level. Then …

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