John E. Marriott Photography On Friday Judge Jacob Frost halted Wisconsin's fall wolf season two weeks before hunters were set to take to the woods. Frost issued a temporary injunction halting the season, which was set to begin Nov. 6 https://vimeo.com/638215974 Frost said the law creating the wolf season is constitutional on its face, but … Continue reading On Friday a Dane County Circuit Judge issued a temporary injunction halting the wolf hunt season.
Photograph credit John E Marriott Six Chippewa tribes filed a lawsuit on Sept. 21 seeking to block the hunt, saying hunters killed too many wolves during the state's February season and kill quotas from the fall hunt aren't grounded in science. U.S. District Judge James Peterson on Friday scheduled a hearing on the tribes' request … Continue reading U.S. District Judge scheduled hearing on tribes’ request for a preliminary injunction blocking the fall hunt for Oct. 29.
“The legends and stories tell us as brothers we walk hand in hand together. What happens to the Ma’iingan (wolf) happens to humanity," said Marvin DeFoe in a statement, Red Cliff tribal elder and member of the Voigt Intertribal Task Force with the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission.WPR Art by Mark Anthony Jacobson … Continue reading Federal Lawsuit by Tribes is the Latest Challenge to Wisconsin’s Wolf Hunt
Excellent news for gray wolves in Idaho, Wyoming & Montana and other western states! In a press release dated September 15, 2021, The US Fish & Wildlife Service (Service) has completed the initial review of two petitions filed to list gray wolves (Canis lupus) in the western U.S. as threatened or endangered under the Endangered … Continue reading Service to Initiate Status Review of Gray Wolf in the Western U.S.
You, as a concerned citizen, can play a key role by expressing your views to Forest Service managers to help us strike a balance and make decisions in the best interest of the public lands and the public. Contact them and express your concerns that there shouldn’t be a Wisconsin wolf hunt in the Chequamegon-Nicolette … Continue reading Take Action: Close Federal Forest Land to Wolf Hunting in Wisconsin November 2021
Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Action on the Fall Wolf Hunt Quota Rhinelander, WI. Wisconsin’s Green Fire statement on August 11, 2021 On August 11, 2021, the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board (NRB) voted 5-2 to establish a quota of 300 wolves for the fall 2021 wolf hunt.The removal of 300 wolves again this fall, on top … Continue reading Natural Resources Board’s fall harvest quota will be an unprecedented reduction to the viability of Wisconsin’s wolf population.
Wolf Management Plan Committee (WMPC) Meetings: The WMPC convenes for a series of four meetings to discuss wolves and wolf management and provide input towards the revised wolf management plan. The following is the livestream of the second WMPC meeting today August 19, 2021. https://youtu.be/9O3VQtjNMBg The DNR is currently in the process of revising the … Continue reading Livestream of Wisconsin’s Wolf Management Plan Committee Meeting, August 19, 2021
Ojibwe bands are evaluating their options and plan to respond with a wolf declaration shortly. For tribes, the best use of wolves comes in the form of live animals, on the land, helping to enhance and maintain healthy ecosystemsGreat Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission In a press release on August 13, 2013 Ojibwe leaders … Continue reading Ojibwe leaders are outraged as state officials pushed forward plans to kill hundreds more animals in November 2021 wolf hunt.
If wildlife and its habitat are not protected under a strong and sound public trust system, the public will not have the ability to challenge, and therefore influence, management decisions.The Wildlife Society At their next Natural Resources Board (NRB) meeting they will be discussing how many gray wolves to kill for the fall 2021 hunting … Continue reading Please Submit Comments: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources wants public input on the November wolf hunt kill numbers.
Adrian’s been working for Wisconsin’s wild wolf since 1991 and that was when I first met him. He’s retired now from the department and is still active sharing his experience on various wolf committees. In the article (click blue highlighted words) to listen to his finally tuned wolf howl! I’ve been on many wolf howl … Continue reading The Washington Post Interviewed Retired Wolf Biologist, Adrian Wydeven, Regarding the February 2021 Wisconsin Wolf Hunt