Take Action For Gray Wolves By filling Out the Survey: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input

Seeking Public Input: The DNR seeks public input on the Fall 2021 wolf harvest season as well as the ongoing revision to the state's wolf management plan. Use the online input tool to provide your comments on both topics between April 15 and May 15. The wolf management plan provides overall guidance to the state’s … Continue reading Take Action For Gray Wolves By filling Out the Survey: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input

Opinion: Wolf politics in Wisconsin have been contentious for a long time

Gray Wolf photograph credit Voyageurs Wolf Project. The following is a comprehensive piece on Wisconsin’s recent wolf hunt. The Fraught Politics of Wolf Hunts by Jill Richardson from Counter Punch Jill Richardson is pursuing a PhD in sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In late February, Wisconsin held a wolf hunt. Hunters shot over 200 … Continue reading Opinion: Wolf politics in Wisconsin have been contentious for a long time

WORT Radio’s Access Hour Presents: Ma’iingan (Wolf) Relationship Plan, Monday March 8th at 7:00 PM

I'm Rachel Tilseth, author or Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin. I invite you to join me this Monday on the Access Hour, where I'll be hosting an in-depth conversation about the Ma’iingan Relationship Plan, and Native People’s perspective about the recent wolf hunt, with guests Marvin DeFoe & Peter David. On this Monday, March 8th … Continue reading WORT Radio’s Access Hour Presents: Ma’iingan (Wolf) Relationship Plan, Monday March 8th at 7:00 PM

Hunt closes Wednesday amidst public outcry of barbarism towards Wisconsin’s gray wolf

Wisconsin's wolf quota was half full after just one day of hunting and trapping, the the slaughter of pregnant gray wolves will close Wednesday afternoon. Under a court order the Department of Natural Resources launched a one-week wolf hunt on Monday. The department reports that as of Tuesday morning hunter and trappers had killed 52 … Continue reading Hunt closes Wednesday amidst public outcry of barbarism towards Wisconsin’s gray wolf

Wolf Management: Can Wisconsin get it right this time around?

First, do no harm as a commitment to prioritising non-invasive approaches in conservation research and practice,... One of the guiding principles of Compassionate Conservation Photograph credit John E Marriott That’s the million dollar question many Wisconsinites are asking. Will Wisconsin get it right this time around? The grey wolf was officially off the Endangered Species … Continue reading Wolf Management: Can Wisconsin get it right this time around?

People & Wolves Talk Show Presents: The Grey Wolf is a Part of Wisconsin’s Wild Legacy Series

A Wisconsin grey Wolf. Photograph credit Snapshot Wisconsin Wisconsin is home to an estimated one-thousand grey wolves that are living throughout the northern & central forests. People & Wolves Talk Show will be presenting a series about the history of the grey wolf in Wisconsin. The shows will include several segments, that include: the history … Continue reading People & Wolves Talk Show Presents: The Grey Wolf is a Part of Wisconsin’s Wild Legacy Series

People & Wolves Talk Show Explores the Concepts of “Compassionate Conservation”

Photograph credit John E Marriott Our next show will be all about Compassionate Conservation.Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin believes Compassionate Conservation is the future, developed first by Born Free Foundation.The following Compassionate Conservation concepts are from Born Free Foundation. Our host Alexander Vaeth https://vimeo.com/510770652 First, do no harm as a commitment to prioritising non-invasive approaches … Continue reading People & Wolves Talk Show Explores the Concepts of “Compassionate Conservation”

Organizations Leading the Way in Wolf Education & Recovery

Making a difference for Wisconsin’s wild grey wolf. A Wisconsin Grey Wolf. Photograph credit Al Sherwinski The following two organizations have been around for decades and have proven track records on educating the public about grey wolves. Both these organizations regularly hold wolf education seminars led by expert wolf biologist & professionals in the field. … Continue reading Organizations Leading the Way in Wolf Education & Recovery

There’s a push to hold a wolf hunt even though there’s no updated state management plan in Wisconsin.

A wolf hunt in Wisconsin could happen as early as January 2021. The Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association is pushing for a wolf hunt without allowing the public to weigh in. As it stands now with any delisting, because of the Walker administration’s legislation that mandated a wolf hunt, the WDNR has no choice, but to … Continue reading There’s a push to hold a wolf hunt even though there’s no updated state management plan in Wisconsin.

Grey Wolf Delisting Raises Concerns About Wisconsin’s Management Process

Photograph credit EarthJustice I’ve been involved in Wisconsin’s Wolf Recovery plan since the year 2000. The concern I have with the state management of its gray wolf is the legislative mandated wolf hunt. Wisconsin law, Act 169 states: if the wolf is not listed on the federal or Wisconsin endangered list, the department shall allow … Continue reading Grey Wolf Delisting Raises Concerns About Wisconsin’s Management Process