The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Seeks Public Input on New Wolf Plan

Image by Steve Felberg from Pixabay The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting three live virtual open houses this fall to solicit feedback on the future of the state's wolf management plan. Starting on September 29th, each meeting will target a different area of the state, beginning with the northwest. While location-based participation … Continue reading The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Seeks Public Input on New Wolf Plan

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…

In Wisconsin every summer hunters running dogs on Black Bear come into conflict with Gray wolves.

Gray wolves keep their three month old pups at rendezvous sites while they go hunting. Conflicts arise when bear hunters run their dogs through rendezvous sites. Gray wolves are forced to defend vulnerable pups from free ranging packs of hunting dogs. Bear Hunters and Wolves In the 1960s Wisconsin started allowing the use of dogs … Continue reading In Wisconsin every summer hunters running dogs on Black Bear come into conflict with Gray wolves.

Lawsuit argues that wolves must remain federally protected until the Fish and Wildlife Service implements a national recovery plan.

“We won’t let the Trump administration bring wolf recovery to a screeching halt to benefit the blood sport of trophy hunting,” said Collette Adkins, a Minneapolis-based Center biologist and attorney. “If successful, our lawsuit would require the feds to recover wolves nationwide and block their efforts to prematurely remove protection.” Lawsuit Fights Trump Administration Effort … Continue reading Lawsuit argues that wolves must remain federally protected until the Fish and Wildlife Service implements a national recovery plan.

Four Gray Wolf Pups Found Dead in Wyoming…

...You have to wonder why a law in Wyoming prohibits releasing the names of wolf poachers; Is it because millions of people worldwide respect the role the Gray wolf plays on keeping ecosystems healthy. JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities are releasing few details about four wolf pups that were found dead on public land … Continue reading Four Gray Wolf Pups Found Dead in Wyoming…

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…

#GetInvolved: A Campaign to Show Support for America’s Endangered Species Act

In the Senate there's Legislation being proposed that would rewrite the Endanered Species Act. Under Barrasso’s proposal, individual states would be given key authority over the federal program to conserve threatened and endangered species. The Endangered Species Act, passed by Congress four decades ago, is the nation’s safety net for fish, plants ,and wildlife on … Continue reading #GetInvolved: A Campaign to Show Support for America’s Endangered Species Act

Get involved Be the Voice for America’s Gray Wolf…

...Action Alert. Contact your representatives in the U. S. Senate today. Major anti wolf legislation is now being proposed in the U. S. Senate. Just recently in the House version of the defense bill that could weaken the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act; Another provision in the bill that Republicans want to include … Continue reading Get involved Be the Voice for America’s Gray Wolf…

Wisconsin’s Elusive Gray Wolf Deserves Our Protection…

In the late 1970s wolf Recovery in Wisconsin began. The Gray wolf made a comeback after being eradicated through hunting and trapping in Wisconsin. It wasn't long before hunting special interests groups began their bid to get Wisconsin's Gray wolf delisted. Sadly after 40 years of recovery these special interests (Fringe hunters) hunting groups got … Continue reading Wisconsin’s Elusive Gray Wolf Deserves Our Protection…

Will the Government Ever Get it Right on Delisting the Gray Wolf in the Great Lakes Region?

These and other questions come to mind as the Federal Government Working On Removing Gray Wolf From Endangered Species List . Will Wisconsin be transparent in its management of the Gray wolf population, and once again allow for greater pubic input as it did prior to the 2012 USF&WS delisting decision. In 2011 WISCONSIN ACT … Continue reading Will the Government Ever Get it Right on Delisting the Gray Wolf in the Great Lakes Region?