Snare Traps Indiscriminate Killers, Land Mines Concealed in the Wilderness

…Snare Trap is a device concealed underground and baited with tantalizing attractive scents capable of causing great suffering for its victims. A male Timber wolf in northern Minnesota became the … Read More

Second Hunting Hound Killed in Black Bear Pursuit Training

Eighteen days into the 2-month-long period for training hunting dogs to pursue black bear in northern Wisconsin, the WI DNR confirmed that a Plott hound hunting dog had been killed by … Read More

Who’s really to blame for the conflict between bear hunters and wolves in Wisconsin’s north woods? 

Why the name “Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin?”During Wisconsin’s wolf recovery years I helped monitor wolves as a volunteer winter wolf carnivore tracker in Douglas County Wisconsin. I’ve been helping … Read More

Winter wolf monitoring 2016-17 meeting scheduled for June 8th

WDNR public wolf count meeting for reporting the results of the winter monitoring period has been scheduled. Information is below.   Date – June 8th, 1:00-3:30pm   Location – 4700 … Read More

WDNR Wolf Advisory Committee is not fair and balanced 

In other words, there is no transparency in WI DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp’s Wolf management process.  Several DNR staff are on the recently created Wolf Advisory Committee, as are representatives … Read More

Opinion Editorial: Wisconsin is the only state in the nation that compensates hunters when wolves kill their animals…

A hunter gets up to $2,500 per dog — even when a hunter violates state rules or releases hounds in areas the state Department of Natural Resources has mapped as … Read More

Wild Animals Belong In Our Hearts & Minds

Lack of ethical science in our government wildlife agencies is prevalent today more than ever. Or is it? Is there science in wildlife management?  Is this science lacking empathy for … Read More

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