Researcher found that nearly one-third of the diet of the wolves studied consisted of dump sites on nearby farms…

Dumping cattle carcasses is illegal in Michigan and Wisconsin. You don't have to be a rocket scientist to figure out that leaving carcasses in the woods, especially in wolf range, will attract wild carnivores. It's just plain and simple common sense practice to dispose of livestock properly. Properly disposing of dead livestock also helps prevent … Continue reading Researcher found that nearly one-third of the diet of the wolves studied consisted of dump sites on nearby farms…

Killing is Not Conservation…

...The idea that only man is equipped for conserving our planet's natural resources is a dying concept; dying right along with the untold numbers of wild sentient beings killed in the name of conservation. Such problems drive home a critical flaw in the paradigm of conserving wildlife. In the state of Wisconsin alone coyotes are … Continue reading Killing is Not Conservation…

Wisconsin’s wolf management policy is down-right-hostile

Wolf recovery in Wisconsin began in the late 1970s, and after almost forty years, is still ruled by aggressive hunting conservation policies of; kill-them-to-conserve-them.  "Increasing human tolerance of large carnivores may be the best way to save these species from extinction," said co-researcher William Ripple...Also, more large protected areas are urgently needed for large carnivore … Continue reading Wisconsin’s wolf management policy is down-right-hostile

Action Alert! Anti-Wolf Riders in House Bill Funding Dept of Interior

Our politicians are once again using wolves as political pawns and resuming their seemingly relentless assault against them. On Wednesday a House Panel approved a bill funding the Department of Interior and the EPA. This bill contains 2 highly toxic riders which would undermine 40 years of recovery and jeopardize the future of wolves. The … Continue reading Action Alert! Anti-Wolf Riders in House Bill Funding Dept of Interior

Changing Perceptions by Planting Seeds of Compassion

Changing the perceptions of people who have negative views of wolves begins with dialogue. If we want to change this negative to a positive perception we must open the dialogue, and engage, ask questions, and plant seeds – seeds of compassion that will grow into new perceptions of valuing the role wolves play in balancing … Continue reading Changing Perceptions by Planting Seeds of Compassion

“We all make choices about where to live and need to take into account the lives of the animals we’ve affected or are going to bother when we redecorate their homes.” ~Marc Bekoff Ph.D. 

Source: Being "Mad About Wildlife" and Redecorating Nature Marc Bekoff Ph.D.  Animal Emotions Coexistence with animals means living peacefully together. Posted Jun 05, 2012 I'm constantly being asked about how to survive with the animals into whose homes we've wantonly trespassed as we incessantly redecorate nature. More and more people say they want to "return to … Continue reading “We all make choices about where to live and need to take into account the lives of the animals we’ve affected or are going to bother when we redecorate their homes.” ~Marc Bekoff Ph.D.