Wolf news from across the country…

It certainly has been an up and down whirlwind of a week for news on gray wolves. From the disheartening reports out west where wildlife officials are killing members of Washington's Smackout pack and the Harl Butte pack in Oregon, to the two encouraging news stories concerning Wisconsin wolves. The first story affecting Wisconsin's gray … Continue reading Wolf news from across the country…

News on Lemar Canyon Wolves 

LAMAR CANYON GRAY WOLF - PUPDATE ...by Leo Leckie Sarcoptic mange is a highly contagious canine skin disease caused by mites that burrow into the skin causing infections, hair loss, severe irritation and an insatiable desire to scratch. The resulting hair loss and depressed vigor of an infected animal leaves them vulnerable to hypothermia, malnutrition and … Continue reading News on Lemar Canyon Wolves 

On the trail of the wolf, Europe’s much maligned and misunderstood predator

Source When Poland banned wolf hunting, numbers doubled. But now animal scientists fear that politicians could turn back the clockBy Alex Duval Smith Friday 8 January 2016  Robert Mysłajek stops dead. Between two paw prints on a muddy mountain track, the scientist finds what he is looking for. “Scats!’’ he enthuses. Wolf sightings are so rare … Continue reading On the trail of the wolf, Europe’s much maligned and misunderstood predator

Little Red and the Wolf Dilemma

Source: Canis Lupus 101 by Lin Kerns   Everyone knows the tale of little Red Riding Hood generally by the time they enter kindergarten; whether they have had the good fortune of someone reading it to them or they have read it themselves, everyone knows the perilous journey Little Red must make to her granny's house where … Continue reading Little Red and the Wolf Dilemma

Born Free USA Fights to Keep the Great Lakes Wolf Listed

February 12, 2013 Wildlife Protection Groups File Suit to Restore Federal Protection for Great Lakes Wolves, including The Humane Society of the United States, Born Free USA, Help Our Wolves Live and Friends of Animals and Their Environment, filed suit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its decision to remove the protections of the … Continue reading Born Free USA Fights to Keep the Great Lakes Wolf Listed

Great Lakes Wolf Delisting Threat Continues in 2016

I have been a supporter of Wisconsin’s wolf recovery for a couple of decades. When I began working, as a volunteer monitoring wolves, only 249 wolves resided in Wisconsin (cited from Progress Report of Wolf Population Monitoring in Wisconsin for the period of April – September 2000). During this time, I have seen it all: … Continue reading Great Lakes Wolf Delisting Threat Continues in 2016

Letter to the Editor: Humane society opposes wolf delisting – Wayne Pacelle

 Source: Green Bay Gazette Recently, a few lawmakers in Congress attempted to subvert federal court rulings and attach a rider to a must-pass spending bill to remove federal protections for wolves. The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) opposed this action, working with our allies to ensure that gray wolf populations in the Great … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Humane society opposes wolf delisting – Wayne Pacelle

The State of the Wolves, 2015-2016

by Rick Lamplugh's Blog click HERE to go to Rick's blog    For wolves and their advocates, 2015 was a year of triumph and tragedy. The year began with the glow from a great victory: wolves had been placed back under federal protection in four states where they had been slaughtered. The year ended with advocates breathing … Continue reading The State of the Wolves, 2015-2016

A day to day webdocumentary – A video journal filmed by Jim Brandenburg and directed by Laurent 

I'm a fan of Nature 365 and have the ap on my IPad.  Brandenburg and Joffrion's daily webdocumentary present the viewer with beauty, serenity and spirituality of our natural world. I crave more of these videos and hope this series will continue in 2016.  ~Rachel Source: 365 moments of nature, from January 1 to December … Continue reading A day to day webdocumentary – A video journal filmed by Jim Brandenburg and directed by Laurent 

‘Behind the Eyes of a Dog’ by Artist – Diana J. Smith, 

   ​ The inspiration for this body of work comes from the way dogs looks at you with intense concentration as if trying to understand your words or thoughts. I am intrigued by the intelligence and extreme focus in their eyes and the depth of their concentration as well as their beautiful noses, detecting smells … Continue reading ‘Behind the Eyes of a Dog’ by Artist – Diana J. Smith,