On Wednesday January 13, Wisconsin Senate Committee on Sporting Heritage will Hold a Hearing on Reinstating the Wolf Hunting Season

Take action to protect Wisconsin’s grey wolf. There is a hearing on the wolf hunt this Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 10 am. Room 412 east. Wisconsin grey wolf. Photograph credit snapshot Wisconsin. They will be accepting public comments. On January 13, 2021, the Senate Committee on Sporting Hearing , Small Business and Rural Issues, and … Continue reading On Wednesday January 13, Wisconsin Senate Committee on Sporting Heritage will Hold a Hearing on Reinstating the Wolf Hunting Season

Wisconsinites remain heavily divided over how to manage state’s Gray wolf population.

This is a comprehensive look a Wisconsin’s wolf management problems. Adrian Wydeven, a retired Wisconsin wolf biologist, and Adrian Treves an ecologist weigh in on how badly the state legislators, in haste, jumped to a wolf hunt In 2011; instead of allowing a democratic process that would have involved public input to unfold regarding wolf … Continue reading Wisconsinites remain heavily divided over how to manage state’s Gray wolf population.

The Gray wolf is part of Wisconsin’s wild legacy.

“We reached the old wolf in time to watch a fierce green fire dying in her eyes. I realized then and have known ever since that there was something new to me in those eyes, something known only to her and to the mountain.” Aldo Leopold She ran across the road in front of my … Continue reading The Gray wolf is part of Wisconsin’s wild legacy.

Why do State and federal officials turn a blind-eye to violations of Endangered Species Act regulations?

What happens when hunters in pursuit of bear in Wisconsin repeatedly degrade gray wolf habitat in violation of ESA regulations section 9. If the definition of harm includes significant habitat modification or degradation that significantly impairs essential behavioral patterns, such as pup rearing, then gray wolves are at risk by the actions of hunters baiting … Continue reading Why do State and federal officials turn a blind-eye to violations of Endangered Species Act regulations?

Who has more common sense & self-restraint: the hound hunter or the gray wolf? The conflict continues…

Just this week in Wisconsin a hound hunter ran his dog through a wolf rendezvous site, and two gray wolves killed his dog. He went into the area looking for his dog and witnessed two timber wolves holding onto the dead dog. He not only disturbed wolf pups, causing the death of his dog; he … Continue reading Who has more common sense & self-restraint: the hound hunter or the gray wolf? The conflict continues…

In Wisconsin every summer hunters running dogs on Black Bear come into conflict with Gray wolves.

Gray wolves keep their three month old pups at rendezvous sites while they go hunting. Conflicts arise when bear hunters run their dogs through rendezvous sites. Gray wolves are forced to defend vulnerable pups from free ranging packs of hunting dogs. Bear Hunters and Wolves In the 1960s Wisconsin started allowing the use of dogs … Continue reading In Wisconsin every summer hunters running dogs on Black Bear come into conflict with Gray wolves.

Press release: Wisconsin hounders illegally harass wolves.

Criminal Complaint Cites State Payments for Hunting Dogs Killed in Wolf Clashes Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) Click HERE for PEER news release For Immediate release : Aug 02, 2017 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Washington, DC — Hunters unleashing packs of dogs to tree bears in Wisconsin woods are criminally harassing gray wolves in … Continue reading Press release: Wisconsin hounders illegally harass wolves.

Three more hunting dogs killed in the pursuit of bear…

Hunters began running dogs in pursuit of bear for training on July first. Wildlife Services confirmed that the following dogs were klled in pursuit of bear took place over the weekend: A Plott Hound on 07/29/17 in the Town of Gordon, Douglas County.  A Walker Hound on 07/30/17 in the Town of Drummond, Bayfield County. … Continue reading Three more hunting dogs killed in the pursuit of bear…

First confirmed hound dog killed in Wisconsin black bear training & hunting season 

Hunters began running dogs in pursuit of bear for training on July first. On Saturday July 15, 2017 Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) confirmed one bear hunting dog killed, and one injured (Plott, male, 5 years; Plott, female, 4 years). WDNR has put out a wolf caution alert in Langlade county Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Department of … Continue reading First confirmed hound dog killed in Wisconsin black bear training & hunting season 

Urgent action needed for wolves: Persuade Your Senators to Oppose S. 1514…

...that directs the Secretary of the Interior to turn over management of wolves to the state governments. Turning over management to state governments such as Wisconsin would be a death sentence for wolves.  Wisconsin allows the harassment of endangered species: "Wolves are an imperiled species, that are a part of Wisconsin’s wild legacy, and are … Continue reading Urgent action needed for wolves: Persuade Your Senators to Oppose S. 1514…