Wildlife Killing Contests: A Ruthlessly Completive Culture’s Hold of Rural Wisconsin Communities…

Moondog Madness bills itself as Wisconsin’s Biggest Coyote Hunting Tournament, but area residents aren’t in support of these wildlife killing contests. Instead they want to raise awareness about wildlife killing contests and support legislation that will make them a thing of the past. Area residents want to foster respect for wildlife living in their backyards […]

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Wildlife killing contest organizers offer no scientific evidence to justify the indiscriminate killing of native predators…

“Wildlife killing contests exist because organizers reveal them only on a need-to-know basis. And with good reason. “If the public were informed, there would be an outcry,” says Treves. “It’s a violation of the public trust doctrine and probably leads to other illegal activities, like poaching wolves.” Multiple studies also have linked violence toward animals […]

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Call to Environmentalists: Volunteers & Sponsors for an Environmental Film Festival in Minneapolis Area…

Another step forward for change… Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin will host a Wild & Scenic Film Festival July 24, 2019. I’m working on securing the venue in the Minneapolis area, I’ve begun gathering support from sponsors. Plan B Foundation and The 06 Legacy are sponsors and if you want to become a sponsor or […]

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Centuries of learned behavior has had devastating affects upon Wisconsin’s wild animals. Hunting is considered a cultural heritage, and Wisconsin’s wild animals are killed off every year as a conservation tool. Wild herds of ungulates (animals with hoofs) once roamed the prairies and woodlands of Wisconsin prior to western settlements. Buffalo, antelope, caribou, moose, elk, […]

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A National Coalition to End Wildlife Killing Contests

We are beyond killing animals for prizes and fun,” she told National Public Radio. “This should be part of our history books.” ~ Camila Fox, Project Coyote The National Coalition to End Wildlife Killing Contests applies the combined expertise and experience of our member organizations to work toward ending wildlife killing contests, derbies, and tournaments in […]

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