Snare Traps Indiscriminate Killers, Land Mines Concealed in the Wilderness

...Snare Trap is a device concealed underground and baited with tantalizing attractive scents capable of causing great suffering for its victims. A male Timber wolf in northern Minnesota became the latest victim of a snare trap. He became caught in a snare trap meant to catch and ensnare small game. The snare meant for small … Continue reading Snare Traps Indiscriminate Killers, Land Mines Concealed in the Wilderness

Feds Offering Reward for Illegal Wolf Kills in Northeastern Minnesota 

It's illegal to kill gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and in Wyoming. Wolves in these four states are under the protection of the Federal Endangered Species Act as December 2014.   It's illegal to kill gray wolves in Minnesota except in self-defense and is punishable by six months in jail and up to $25,000 … Continue reading Feds Offering Reward for Illegal Wolf Kills in Northeastern Minnesota 

Great Lakes Wolf Delisting Threat Continues in 2016

I have been a supporter of Wisconsin’s wolf recovery for a couple of decades. When I began working, as a volunteer monitoring wolves, only 249 wolves resided in Wisconsin (cited from Progress Report of Wolf Population Monitoring in Wisconsin for the period of April – September 2000). During this time, I have seen it all: … Continue reading Great Lakes Wolf Delisting Threat Continues in 2016

Trapping of Wisconsin Wolves Ends-Wolves have moved on and are not considered a threat. 

This is good news for a pack of wolves that were rearing their pups at the Colburn Wildlife Area in Adams county Wisconsin. In news released on Friday October 30, 2015 in an article from WKOW Channel 27... "DNR carnivore specialist Dave MacFarland says no wolves were captured in traps." "MacFarland says signs of wolf activity … Continue reading Trapping of Wisconsin Wolves Ends-Wolves have moved on and are not considered a threat.