Wisconsin Natural Resources Board is asking for public comments regarding the next steps to establishing an early wolf hunt.

Wisconsin gray wolf. Photograph credit Snapshot Wisconsin The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board will meet virtually on Monday for a Special Meeting to discuss the next steps to establish a wolf hunt in Wisconsin for February 2021. Deadline For Written Comments: 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 14 Please submit written comments here. There's a lot of problems … Continue reading Wisconsin Natural Resources Board is asking for public comments regarding the next steps to establishing an early wolf hunt.

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

This week the Trump Administration announced plans to remove endangered gray wolf protections by end of the year.

Photograph credit: photographer David Yarrow “Wolf-in-Chicago” theme. This has been anticipated by several organizations, including Wisconsin’s Green Fire , that held a webinar last week. The webinar program featured a trio of expert panelists envisioning a future for wolves in Wisconsin. Panelists: Adrian Wydeven, WGF Wildlife Co-Chair; Jodi Habush Sinykin, Midwest Environmental Advocates; Peter David, … Continue reading This week the Trump Administration announced plans to remove endangered gray wolf protections by end of the year.

Stories of People & Gray Wolves Talk Show & Media

A Wisconsin Gray Wolf. Photo credit Snapshot Wisconsin. Since we are talking about sharing stories of people & wolves I’ll share one of my memories. I spent every summer & winter as a volunteer wolf tracker, helping to monitor Wisconsin’s Gray wolf under the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Wolf Recovery Program. Every chance I … Continue reading Stories of People & Gray Wolves Talk Show & Media

Federally Protected Gray Wolf Illegally Shot & Killed in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Conservation Wardens are on the case investigating the illegal killing of a Gray wolf. The Gray wolf in the photograph was found dead on a driveway in Washburn county on February 22, 2020. So far all that is known is the wolf was shot and killed on private property. Gray … Continue reading Federally Protected Gray Wolf Illegally Shot & Killed in Wisconsin

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.

Inside the Heart of Wolf Advocacy —Yellowstone Story Film Project…

The following is Linda Thurston’s dialogue from Meet the Advocates Inside the Heart of Wolf Advocacy—The Yellowstone Story Film Project: “We’ll watch wolf packs in the park and we get to learn about every individual and their personalities. And the younger ones, the older ones, and the ones you know are the good hunters for … Continue reading Inside the Heart of Wolf Advocacy —Yellowstone Story Film Project…

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, 2018-2019, Wolf Monitoring Report is out…

Did you know that a wolf hunting and trapping season is required by law when Wisconsin’s Gray is not listed on the Endangered Species Act. 2011 Wisconsin Act 169 was approved by the Governor Scott Walker-R in April 2012. This statute authorizes and requires a wolf hunting and trapping season. Numerous season and application details … Continue reading The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, 2018-2019, Wolf Monitoring Report is out…

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…