On any given weekend, some of America’s most iconic wild animals are massacred in wildlife killing contests. Bloodied bodies are weighed and stacked like cords of wood, and prizes are awarded to the “hunters” who kill the largest or the most of a targeted species. More information. https://youtu.be/Y1w8-76iRYs Coyotes, bobcats, wolves and foxes are common … Continue reading Sneak Peek at Project Coyote’s short film “Killing Games – Wildlife in the Crosshairs”
Study by Adrian Treves and other scientists published in the Journal of Mammalogy: The UW study investigated the deaths of 937 gray wolves from October 1979 to April 2012 — a period that ends before Wisconsin initiated hunting seasons for wolves. Of the 937 wolves that died and whose deaths were investigated, 431 wore radio collars. … Continue reading A new study proves more wolves have been subject to poaching than the DNR reported.
Aired September 14, 2016 Listen to Joy Cardin Show on Wisconsin Public Radio Click HERE to listen to the broadcast- Supporters of a gray wolf hunt in Wisconsin will meet Thursday to discuss the animal’s increasing presence in the state and an uptick in the number of attacks on livestock, hunting dogs and pets. Our guests weigh … Continue reading WPR Joy Cardin Show – Big Question: Who Should Control Wisconsin’s Wolf Population?
Source: The Register-Guard By Adrian Treves FEB. 15, 2016 Last fall, the state Fish and Wildlife Commission voted 4-2 to remove protections of the state Endangered Species Act for gray wolves. It was a flawed decision, and the state Legislature could make it worse. Oregon’s law requires that listing decisions be based on “documented and verifiable … Continue reading Opinion Editorial: Wolf delisting decision not based on the facts