Wolf Country

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. … Continue reading Wolf Country

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

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…

“Tall Tales, Long Lenses: My Adventures in Photography” by John E Marriott is now available to order..

Written by John E. Marriott & Photographed by John E. Marriott and Foreword by Kelly Hrudey John E Marriott is one of Canada's renowned wildlife photographers In January 1997, John E. Marriott sold his first image as a professional wildlife photographer. Twenty years later, Marriott's Tall Tales, Long Lenses chronicles his rise as one of … Continue reading “Tall Tales, Long Lenses: My Adventures in Photography” by John E Marriott is now available to order..

“Deep Into Yellowstone” a new book by author Rick Lamplugh is now available 

Rick Lamplugh’s New Book Is Here: Deep into Yellowstone: A Year’s Immersion in Grandeur and Controversy is now available. There are two ways to get your copy. Rick Lamplugh offers, "First, I would be glad to send you a signed copy. This makes a great gift for you or some other special person. You can personalize … Continue reading “Deep Into Yellowstone” a new book by author Rick Lamplugh is now available 

Speak For Wolves: An annual wildlife advocacy conference in the heart of Yellowstone

West Yellowstone, Montana • July 27-29, 2017 The mission of Speak for Wolves is to create an opportunity for the American people to unite and demand wildlife management reform and restore our national heritage. On July 27-29 2017 Americans from all over the country will meet in West Yellowstone, Montana to discuss, strategize and unite … Continue reading Speak For Wolves: An annual wildlife advocacy conference in the heart of Yellowstone

The Revelator, an online news and ideas initiative of the Center for Biological Diversity 

The Revelator aims to be a new voice for conservation in the 21st century. The Revelator provides investigative reporting, analysis and stories at the intersection of politics, conservation, art, culture, endangered species, climate change, economics and the future of wild species, wild places and the planet. www.therevelator.org Coming in May About The Revelator The Revelator, an … Continue reading The Revelator, an online news and ideas initiative of the Center for Biological Diversity 

Wisconsin citizens will have the opportunity to weigh-in on natural resources management 

Wisconsin Conservation Congress' annual spring hearings will take place throughout the state, on Monday, April 10th, 2017.  There will be 72 public hearings, one in each county starting at 7:00 p.m.; where individuals interested in natural resources management have an opportunity to provide their input by non-binding vote and testimony to the Department of Natural … Continue reading Wisconsin citizens will have the opportunity to weigh-in on natural resources management 

Loss of mammals throughout the world a crisis of our own making

Source: A Humane Nation, Wayne Pacelle's Blog When a trophy hunter or rancher kills a wolf, it can have a cascading, splintering effect, leading to the deaths of other members of the pack, particularly yearling wolves and pups. Featured image: Photo by Alamy Approximately 59 percent of the world’s biggest mammalian carnivore species—from wolves to tigers … Continue reading Loss of mammals throughout the world a crisis of our own making

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Conservation Scorecard 2015-2016 for the Wisconsin Legislature

Conservation Scorecard shows that citizens are making a difference!  Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to electing conservation leaders, holding decision makers accountable, and encouraging lawmakers to champion conservation policies that effectively protect Wisconsin’s natural resources and public health. "Are your legislators walking the conservation walk? Or are they just … Continue reading Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Conservation Scorecard 2015-2016 for the Wisconsin Legislature