…The idea that only man is equipped for conserving our planet’s natural resources is a dying concept; dying right along with the untold numbers of wild sentient beings killed in the name of conservation. Such problems drive home a critical flaw in the paradigm of conserving wildlife. In the state of Wisconsin alone coyotes are […]Read More Killing is Not Conservation…
Wisconsin wolf Advocates here’s what to do when you find videos on Facebook of suspected violations of animal cruelty… First, know that Wolves in Wisconsin are protected on the Endangered Species List. They cannot be hunted. Next, Wisconsin law protects Wildlife under the Wisconsin Animal Cruelty Laws. History on Animal Cruelty Laws in Wisconsin Animal […]Read More Animal cruelty is against the law in Wisconsin: Tips for reporting suspected violators…
By Jon Wooten The Capital Times March 13, 2018 Dear Editor: It is do or die time for wolves and the legal framework that protects them as we know it. Congress is considering multiple bills and amendments to legislation (or “riders”) that would weaken the Endangered Species Act. These pieces of legislation would have devastating […]Read More Letter to the Editor: Step Up to Save Wolves
I enjoyed reading John Anderson’s perspective concerning his recent opinion editorial where he makes a strong case for the wolf; Perhaps it is time for us to ask why one species is given a black mark beside it and another is elevated to a position of reverence. I give you the wolf and the bald […]Read More …Why one species is given a black mark beside it and another is elevated to a position of reverence.
Wisconsin’s northern and central forests are home to 955 gray wolves. Wisconsin is one of about a dozen states in the country with a wild gray wolf population. Gray wolves, also referred to as timber wolves, are the largest wild members of the dog family. Wolves are social animals, living in family groups or packs. […]Read More Wolf Country
On Wednesday January 10th the Committee on Natural Resources & Sporting Heritage held a Public Hearing on Assembly Bill 712. Assembly Bill 712 is legislation not guided by or based on good sense. This bill ties the hands of local law enforcement from assisting federal authorities in any investigation into the illegal killing of Wisconsin’s […]Read More Ill conceived Assembly Bill 712 Takes a Nose-Dive in Public Hearing
By Rachel Tilseth In 2016 41 dogs were killed in the pursuit of bear in northern Wisconsin. Are any wolves being injured or killed in the decades-old conflict between bear hunters and wolves? In a call to the USFWS services Great Lakes Office I asked them that question. USFWS didn’t have an answer for me. […]Read More WODCW Opinion Editorial: Criminally harassing protected gray wolves is a violation of the Endangered Species Act