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…

Politicians have no Idea of the Gray Wolf’s Intrinsic Value to the Land…

... the party in power only values economic growth, and caters to special interests where the big money is concerned. In the featured photograph is a young gray wolf that was one of the last to die in Wisconsin's wolf hunts that took for three years from 2012 to 2014. This young Gray wolf was … Continue reading Politicians have no Idea of the Gray Wolf’s Intrinsic Value to the Land…

Harassment of an endangered species in the north woods of Wisconsin began July first

Hunters using dogs in pursuit of bear in the norths woods of Wisconsin run their hounds right through wolf rendezvous sites (where wolf pups are kept).  Wolf pups are only about three months old when hunters begin running their dogs on bear. They run hounds through known wolf caution areas; even though WDNR sends out … Continue reading Harassment of an endangered species in the north woods of Wisconsin began July first

Urgent: Action needed for wolves in the Great Lakes & Wyoming

A new bill is being drafted in the House of Representatives; a bill to provide for the preservation of sportsmen’s heritage and enhance recreation opportunities on Federal land, and for other purposes. This bill is yet another attack on the gray wolf in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan & Wyoming. This Act may be cited as the … Continue reading Urgent: Action needed for wolves in the Great Lakes & Wyoming

A grave reminder of things to come for Wisconsin’s wild wolf: a species in peril…

Photograph is of a young wolf killed by a hunter that used dogs in the Wisconsin wolf hunt 2014.  I wrote the following opinion editorial in September of 2014 just before the third Wisconsin wolf trophy hunt was about to commence. Nothing is more shocking than using dogs to hunt down wolves.  Wisconsin is the … Continue reading A grave reminder of things to come for Wisconsin’s wild wolf: a species in peril…

Letter to the Editor: Job interview questions for Tom Tiffany 

By Lisa MaKarral September 27, 2016 To the editor: 1. Mr. Tiffany, you received $75,000 from Gogebic Taconite to push their mining bill through, gutting Wisconsin's long- held environmental laws and regulations. Have you ever met a pristine wilderness or ecosystem that you didn't want to strip mine or frack, a tree you didn't want … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Job interview questions for Tom Tiffany 

WODCW Op Ed: Bear hunting with hounds is “risky behavior’ 

In a Wisconsin State Journal, Guest Column, Carl Schoettel, of Neosho, president of the Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association, stated his opinion entitled;  Bear hunting with hounds isn't risky behavior Schoettel was responding to a Wisconsin State Journal Editorial written on September 9, 2016; Stop payouts to bear hunters for dead dogs, Schoettel stating that it: … Continue reading WODCW Op Ed: Bear hunting with hounds is “risky behavior’ 

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 dangerous because of wolf activity...According to an Opinion Editorial in the Wisconsin State Journal Read on: Stop payouts to bear hunters for dead dogs Wisconsin State Journal … Continue reading Opinion Editorial: Wisconsin is the only state in the nation that compensates hunters when wolves kill their animals…