Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin TM (WODCW) was founded by Rachel Tilseth in 2011 to bring education and awareness for promoting wolf recovery of Wisconsin’s imperiled wolf.

Educate, advocate & legislate.

WODCW is a publication that provides all things about wolves & wildlife, including: the latest news, original essays, original documentary film productions, and more for the public’s Education and Awareness. WODCW is made up of all volunteer writers. Respecting the role the Gray wolf plays in our world. WODCW is NOT a nonprofit organization.

WODCW presents all the facts about Wolves & wildlife in Wisconsin, the Great Lakes Region, the lower continental United States & Europe for the purpose of education and awareness.

Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin believes Compassionate Conservation is the future. WODCW believes in Compassionate Conservation developed by Born Free Foundation.

First, do no harm as a commitment to prioritising non-invasive approaches in conservation research and practice, and an acknowledgement that invasive interventions may harm individuals, populations, and ecosystems.

Individuals matter in conservation research and practice, not merely as units of species and populations, and should be treated with compassion both in the wild and in captivity

Valuing all wildlife as worthy of conservation effort, whether native or introduced, whether common or rare, and regardless of perceived usefulness to humans

Peaceful coexistence with wildlife is the ultimate aim guiding compassionate conservation practices

WODCW does not support any type of hunt on wolves as management. WODCW does not support Wisconsin’s hunt of wolves 2011 Wisconsin Act 169. WODCW is working to actively remove the dogs from being used to hunt wolves and remove legislative mandated hunt on wolves known as 2011 Wisconsin Act 169. All citizens of Wisconsin must be allowed a voice in how it’s wolves are managed.

Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin (WODCW) is an independent entity and is not affiliated, or in alignment with or necessarily in agreement with the views of any other wolf or wildlife organizations in Wisconsin.

WODCW believes in the practice of being harmless to self and others under every condition. It comes from the belief that hurting people, animals or the environment is unnecessary to achieve an outcome and refers to a general philosophy of abstention from violence. Believing in non violence as a practice in our compassionate conservation ethic. Nonviolence also has ‘active’ or ‘activist’ elements, in that nonviolence as a means to achieve political and social change; including critical forms of education and awareness.

Wolf recovery in Wisconsin began in the late 1970s. Wolves are a part of Wisconsin’s wild legacy.

WODCW Blog: http://www.wolvesofdouglascountywisconsin.com

Instagram: @wolvesofdouglascountywisconsin

Twitter: @WolvesDouglasCo

Facebook: http://www.WolvesOfDouglasCountyWisconsin.com 

Founder: Rachel Tilseth

WODCW is copyrighted 2011

14 thoughts on “About This Blog

  1. Thanks for following my blog, Rachel. Protecting wolves in all forms is more important than ever and I’ll definitely be reading your posts with interest.

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  2. Hi Rachel
    I’m sitting here in Ecuador – after attending a lovely ballet where a 12-year old friend performed tonight. 20 minutes from home, I stopped for a final cyber check and have enjoyed (sort of) reading some of the latest posts on your site. |I say, ‘sort of’ -because I’m feeling quite sick at the thought of the Predator Challenge. Viewing my home country with foreign eyes, I easily understand why many people in the world look at the USA with disgust.
    I checked to see if there’s a list of participants – to see if anyone from my home state (Mississippi) is participating. I veered to this post which I will read more carefully when I get home.
    https://mountainjournal.org/hunting-in-america-faces-an-ethical-reckoning

    Thank you for all that you do – not only for speaking up for those who have no voice, but also for setting an example so that others might find a stronger backbone – and speak up.
    Lisa

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