On Friday a Dane County Circuit Judge issued a temporary injunction halting the wolf hunt season.

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.

Commentary: Killing is Not the Only Choice for Gray Wolf Management

I am posting a commentary By CHARLIE RASMUSSEN, communications director for the Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC), because it makes perfect sense when considering how the tribes Honor their obligations towards the Natural Resources of Wisconsin. I’m going to post the last paragraph of Rasmussen’s commentary first because it’s the perfect lead … Continue reading Commentary: Killing is Not the Only Choice for Gray Wolf Management

Livestream of Wisconsin’s Wolf Management Plan Committee Meeting, August 19, 2021

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

Please Submit Comments: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources wants public input on the November wolf hunt kill numbers.

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.

The Washington Post Interviewed Retired Wolf Biologist, Adrian Wydeven, Regarding the February 2021 Wisconsin Wolf Hunt

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

Take Action For Gray Wolves By filling Out the Survey: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input

Seeking Public Input: The DNR seeks public input on the Fall 2021 wolf harvest season as well as the ongoing revision to the state's wolf management plan. Use the online input tool to provide your comments on both topics between April 15 and May 15. The wolf management plan provides overall guidance to the state’s … Continue reading Take Action For Gray Wolves By filling Out the Survey: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input

Post Wolf Hunt: The Latest News Concerning Wolf Depredations in Wisconsin

Photograph credit John E Marriott In February 2021 WDNR was forced by a conservative advocacy group, Hunter Nation Inc, lawsuit to hold a wolf hunt. Needless to say it was disaster for gray wolves in the midst of mating season. I’ve been keeping a close eye on WDNR wolf depredations after the hunt. I was … Continue reading Post Wolf Hunt: The Latest News Concerning Wolf Depredations in Wisconsin

Hunt closes Wednesday amidst public outcry of barbarism towards Wisconsin’s gray wolf

Wisconsin's wolf quota was half full after just one day of hunting and trapping, the the slaughter of pregnant gray wolves will close Wednesday afternoon. Under a court order the Department of Natural Resources launched a one-week wolf hunt on Monday. The department reports that as of Tuesday morning hunter and trappers had killed 52 … Continue reading Hunt closes Wednesday amidst public outcry of barbarism towards Wisconsin’s gray wolf

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reduced the wolf hunt quota in recognition of the tribes’ off-reservation treaty rights.

The wolf quota has been reduced to 119, with tribes portion at 81 and they will not hunt their brother ma'iingan The following is from Peter David, wildlife biologist with the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC). “As this season has unfolded, many people have asked how they can support the tribes' treaty … Continue reading Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reduced the wolf hunt quota in recognition of the tribes’ off-reservation treaty rights.

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Wants to Kill 200 wolves in the Next Two Weeks

John E. MarriottOn Monday, February 15th, the Wisconsin board of natural resources committed to killing 200 wolves over the next two weeks to comply with a court order that was issued last week. The order comes from judge Bennett Brantmeier, a Jefferson County Circuit Court judge, who ruled that the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) must hold … Continue reading Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Wants to Kill 200 wolves in the Next Two Weeks