Grey Wolves & White-tailed Deer: Urban Legend versus Scientific Fact

Stats are from 2019, but still hold true in 2021 proving there is no scientific basis for a wolf hunt in Wisconsin or anywhere else! “Minnesota has also become the number two all time Boone and Crocket trophy white- tailed deer producing state, followed by Wisconsin. This might suggest that wolves and deer are co-existing … Continue reading Grey Wolves & White-tailed Deer: Urban Legend versus Scientific Fact

White-tailed deer are bad for wildflowers & sugar maples and research shows how wolves are keeping them in check

With the resurgence of wolves in the region, smart deer are learning to keep away from areas with many of the predators, meaning that wildflowers and young maples there have a better chance of survival, according to a recent study by scientists from the University of Notre Dame and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. … Continue reading White-tailed deer are bad for wildflowers & sugar maples and research shows how wolves are keeping them in check

Gray Wolves and White-tailed Deer are Coexisting Very Well in Wisconsin

“Minnesota has also become the number two all time Boone and Crocket trophy white- tailed deer producing state, followed by Wisconsin. This might suggest that wolves and deer are co-existing very well.” Wolves and Deer The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources estimated 1.8 million White-tailed deer statewide. The 2018-2019 midwinter count estimated that there are … Continue reading Gray Wolves and White-tailed Deer are Coexisting Very Well in Wisconsin

The Gray Wolf & White-Tailed deer…

Predator & Prey Dynamic... One feeds the other, while the one is kept in a healthy balance by the other. The Gray wolf has an amazing olfactory sense! A wolf walks up to an abandoned White-tailed deer’s bed, and gently blows on it. Then, all the particles, the scents, flow up into the wolf’s olfactory … Continue reading The Gray Wolf & White-Tailed deer…

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?

Wolves are a part of Wisconsin’s wild legacy…

Wolves have an amazing olfactory sense. They will blow on the bed where a White-tailed deer slept causing all the particles to flow up and into their olfactory sense. By doing this the wolf can tell if the White-tailed deer is healthy or not. A wolf can tell if the tick that fell off the … Continue reading Wolves are a part of Wisconsin’s wild legacy…

A new conspiracy theory has wolf advocates inflating white-tailed deer numbers…

In Wisconsin deer hunters can now register deer electronically. And now...A northern Wisconsin newspaper believes, that wolf protectionists bought gun deer licenses and called in or logged in fake bucks in hopes of boosting the northern Wisconsin harvest. The Lakeland Times Wisconsin’s annual nine-day gun deer hunt sees increase in statewide buck harvest 2016. The largest … Continue reading A new conspiracy theory has wolf advocates inflating white-tailed deer numbers…

Gray wolves in northern Wisconsin are saving the forest 

The Research,  The work took place at Notre Dame’s Environmental Research Center that straddles the border between Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula and Northeast Wisconsin. The site has forest, bogs and swamps, with red and sugar maples as the dominant hardwoods — a preferred food for deer. Of wolves, deer, maples and wildflowers by Eric Freedman first … Continue reading Gray wolves in northern Wisconsin are saving the forest