An important message from the producers of the People & Wolves Film Project.

In a year, Wisconsin’s gray wolf went from being federally protected to being brutally hunted, only to be ordered back on the Endangered Species List. In total production, People & Wolves is a Wisconsin Story Mired in Political Intrigue.  Watch the trailer. https://vimeo.com/779751973   The film tells the story of Wisconsin's gray wolves, the controversies …

“People & Wolves” Documentary Film Production

A Wisconsin Story Mired in Political Intrigue Featuring Dr. Jane Goodall, Adrian Wydeven, Marvin Defoe, and Peter David. https://vimeo.com/779751973 Adrian Wydeven headed up the state gray wolf recovery and conservation program for Wisconsin from 1990 through 2013. The timing of the February wolf hunt was a concern to many of us because it was done …

Tracking Wisconsin’s Elusive Gray Wolf

 by Rachel Tilseth, First published in Silent Sports Magazine's April 2022 issue and reprinted with permission.   Every winter, wolf trackers span out across Wisconsin's northern and central forests to count wolves. As soon as the snow flies, they are on the elusive gray wolf (Canis lupus) trail, sometimes called Timber Wolf. Gray wolves are …

Wolf Awareness Week

October 16-22, 2022, Presented by Timber Wolf Alliance (TWA), Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, Northland College PRESS RELEASE: In 1990, former Governor Tommy Thompson signed a proclamation for “Wisconsin Wolf Awareness Week,” and since the proclamation, the Timber Wolf Alliance has produced an annual Wolf Awareness Week poster that combines original artwork depicting wolves in their …

Opinion Editorial: A Machiavellian world where nothing is off-limits.

I witnessed the posting by a parent and an animal welfare group on social media of a child holding the sexual organs of a dead black bear hanging from a tree and it was infuriating. In no way should a child be subjected to this abuse. Was either side thinking of the welfare of the …

FILM PROJECT SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Dear Potential Sponsor We are pleased to announce our fiscal sponsor for this project is FilmNorth.org. FilmNorth’s mission is to empower artists to tell their stories, launch and sustain successful careers, and advance The North as a leader in the national network of independent filmmakers. We achieve our mission by nurturing a vibrant, diverse community of …

People & Wolves

A Wisconsin Story "Wolves Mired in Political Intrigue"  with Dr. Jane Goodall, Adrian Wydeven, Marvin Defoe and Peter David.  A Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin Film,  Director Rachel Tilseth, and Producer Manish Bhatt Gray wolves recolonized parts of Wisconsin in the 1970s after being killed off in the state in the 1950s and grew to …

WORT Radio’ Access Hour Presents: An Informative Discussion About the Future of Wisconsin’s Gray Wolf Recovery

April 4, 2022, at 07:00 PM on WORT Radio’ Access Hour . I’m Rachel Tilseth of Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin inviting you to join myself and Manish Bhatt for anther informative discussion regarding Wisconsin’s wild wolf. We will be discussing the Wisconsin Conservation Congress’s (WCC) online voting taking place at the spring hearings, the …

The state of wolf recovery in Wisconsin update.

Gray wolves in much of the lower 48 have regained federal protection following a ruling from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The most recent wolf population is estimated at 1,126 gray wolves in Wisconsin over the winter wolf count July 2021 WDNR. The Gray wolf was extirpated from Wisconsin's forests …

Wisconsin Wolf News: Secretary Deb Haaland Upholds Treaty Rights

“The law requires that states uphold reserved tribal treaty rights. Therefore, in the case of the Ojibwe Tribes in Wisconsin, the Interior Department formally requested that the state consult and coordinate with the tribes when making wolf management decisions and respect the tribes’ right to conserve rather than kill wolves. We will take similar actions …

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