From Wayne Pacelle’s Blog – Trophy Hunting Provisions Lard Up Trojan Horse Bill in Congress

Source: Humane Society of the United States  January 21, 2016     The so-called Sportsmen’s Act in Congress was always a misnomer. The bill provides a small class of trophy hunters free rein to kill native carnivores or bring their body parts into the United States without delivering anything practical or meaningful for rank-and-file hunters and …

Action Alert – for wolves in the Great Lakes and Wyoming states: Senate panel backs bill to drop wolf protections

  January 20, 2016 anti-wolf legislation is on the move again in congress.  The  Detroit Free Press reports Senate panel backs bill to drop wolf protections.  By Matthew Daly, Associated Press 2:27 p.m. EST January 20, 2016 WASHINGTON — A Senate committee has approved a Republican amendment to strip federal protection from gray wolves in three Great …

Wolves may be recovered enough to delist but are individual states prepared to protect them? 

   Point counter point: The newest debate on the fate of America's wolves comes in the form of a letter..."The 18 November (2015) letter, sent to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Dan Ashe, director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), is intended to support the federal government’s position that wolves in Wisconsin, Minnesota, …

Campaign for Yellowstone’s Wolves-seeks volunteers to defend wolves from political attack. 

IMPORTANT NOTICE! We want to create a special Cadre of “Ready-For-Action” Volunteers to defend wolves from political attack between now and early December. To join, please message us ASAP! Here’s why: We need folks who at critical moments in coming days can contact key political leaders to oppose anti-wolf legislation now before Congress. Specifically, a …

Federal Campaign to Keep Wolves Protected Asks for Your Help

This came in today to WODCW from HSUS Wisconsin State Director Melissa Tedtrowe. Please follow the directions and share.  Hello everyone! I’m writing to share a quick update on our federal campaign to keep wolves protected, and to ask for your help.   Senators Cory Booker of New Jersey and Barbara Boxer of California have …

An Encounter with Three Wild Wolves in the north woods of Wisconsin 

This is Mickey Nelson's account of her encounter with wild wolves. This is truly a story of coexisting with wolves... In September of 2012, I was at our cabin in Douglas County Wisconsin. My husband was in the cabin and I decided to go for a walk with our dog, a Giant Schnauzer weighing in …

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