Opinion: Wolf politics in Wisconsin have been contentious for a long time

Gray Wolf photograph credit Voyageurs Wolf Project. The following is a comprehensive piece on Wisconsin’s recent wolf hunt. The Fraught Politics of Wolf Hunts by Jill Richardson from Counter Punch Jill Richardson is pursuing a PhD in sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In late February, Wisconsin held a wolf hunt. Hunters shot over 200 … Continue reading Opinion: Wolf politics in Wisconsin have been contentious for a long time

Action Alert: Wisconsin hunters will be killing pregnant female gray wolves starting Monday February 22, 2021

Photograph of gray wolves credit John E Marriott I had hope that Wisconsin could manage gray wolves, but they have shown otherwise by such acts of barbarism towards the gray wolf. Gray wolves need your help! Please take action by contacting The White House to let the Biden Administration know what’s happening to Wisconsin’s gray … Continue reading Action Alert: Wisconsin hunters will be killing pregnant female gray wolves starting Monday February 22, 2021

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.

Will the gray wolf, an endangered species, just fresh off the list get its due process?

Image of gray wolves credit Voyageurs Wolf Project http://www.voyageurswolfproject.org In the latest round of gray wolf delisting news, a conservative advocacy group, Hunter Nation Inc, filed a lawsuit on February 2, 2021, against the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Natural Resources Board (NRB). The plaintiffs believe the NRB violated their rights by not approving … Continue reading Will the gray wolf, an endangered species, just fresh off the list get its due process?

Public is Invited to Comment at a Special Natural Resources Board Meeting: As GOP Legislators Push to Establish a Trophy Wolf Hunt

Photograph credit John E Marriott This Friday January 22, the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board will meet virtually for a Special Meeting to discuss the next steps to establish a wolf hunt in Wisconsin in 2021. Im a wolf tracker and founder of Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin, was glad to hear the DNR is holding … Continue reading Public is Invited to Comment at a Special Natural Resources Board Meeting: As GOP Legislators Push to Establish a Trophy Wolf Hunt

On Wednesday January 13, Wisconsin Senate Committee on Sporting Heritage will Hold a Hearing on Reinstating the Wolf Hunting Season

Take action to protect Wisconsin’s grey wolf. There is a hearing on the wolf hunt this Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 10 am. Room 412 east. Wisconsin grey wolf. Photograph credit snapshot Wisconsin. They will be accepting public comments. On January 13, 2021, the Senate Committee on Sporting Hearing , Small Business and Rural Issues, and … Continue reading On Wednesday January 13, Wisconsin Senate Committee on Sporting Heritage will Hold a Hearing on Reinstating the Wolf Hunting Season

People & Wolves Talk Show Explores the Concepts of “Compassionate Conservation”

Photograph credit John E Marriott Our next show will be all about Compassionate Conservation.Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin believes Compassionate Conservation is the future, developed first by Born Free Foundation.The following Compassionate Conservation concepts are from Born Free Foundation. Our host Alexander Vaeth https://vimeo.com/510770652 First, do no harm as a commitment to prioritising non-invasive approaches … Continue reading People & Wolves Talk Show Explores the Concepts of “Compassionate Conservation”

There’s a push to hold a wolf hunt even though there’s no updated state management plan in Wisconsin.

A wolf hunt in Wisconsin could happen as early as January 2021. The Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association is pushing for a wolf hunt without allowing the public to weigh in. As it stands now with any delisting, because of the Walker administration’s legislation that mandated a wolf hunt, the WDNR has no choice, but to … Continue reading There’s a push to hold a wolf hunt even though there’s no updated state management plan in Wisconsin.

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.

Wisconsin law, Act 169 states: if the wolf is not listed on the federal or Wisconsin endangered list, the department shall allow the hunting and trapping of wolves…

Photograph of a Wisconsin gray wolf. Credit Snapshot Wisconsin. It’s very evident that if something isn’t done to change the law gray wolves in Wisconsin will be hunted. The United States Fish & Wildlife Service, USFWS will soon be making a decision whether or not to delist wolves in Wisconsin, Minnesota & Michigan. More information … Continue reading Wisconsin law, Act 169 states: if the wolf is not listed on the federal or Wisconsin endangered list, the department shall allow the hunting and trapping of wolves…