Media Release: Federal Wildlife Officials Propose Lifting Endangered Species Act Protections For Gray Wolves in the Lower 48 States

The announcement was made on Wednesday by Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt. The move would return management to the states and tribes, which would reinstate Wisconsin’s wolf hunt that began in 2012. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) plans to propose a rule to “delist” the gray wolf from the endangered species list in […]

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Senator Fred Risser’s 2019 Senate Bill 30 is not about attacking any kind of legitimate hunting…

“We don’t attack any kind of legitimate hunting at all,” he urged. “What we do is try to outlaw the hunting where there’s sponsored competition with the objective of killing wild animals for entertainment and for the chances of winning prizes and then discarding the carcasses, this is not ethical hunting.” Stated Wisconsin Senator Fred […]

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Wisconsin & Minnesota Wildlife Photography Contest: Call for Entries—No Entry Fee

All Wisconsin & Minnesota Residents are invited to submit images celebrating the beauty & promoting coexistence of wild carnivores: Coyote, Gray Wolf, Bobcat, Red Fox, Gray Fox 2 Contest Categories: Amateur & Professional. All digital documenting devices can be used: digital camera, smartphone & game camera. Images of wild & free native carnivores will be […]

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Another Gray Wolf Delisting Threat, Take Note: Wisconsin quite literally, throws “dogs to the wolves.

The barbaric act of Wolf-Hounding is legal in Wisconsin. Please take action because U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) has again introduced a bipartisan amendment to the Natural Resources Management Act that would delist the gray wolf in western Great Lakes states, including Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota, as well as Wyoming under the Endangered Species Act of […]

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In the News: A new bill introduced in the state Senate Thursday would ban both the organization and participation of all hunting contests in Wisconsin. 

“So it’s a controversial matter, which I think deserves the discussion,” said Sen. Risser. “That’s one reason we have a legislature is to review matters of interest to various persons and we’ll see what happens.” Risser said if language needs to be adjusted, that is what the legislative process is for and he welcomes open […]

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Wisconsin Senator Risser’s Bill (LRB-1453/1) is NOT about banning hunting on public lands…

It’s not about prohibiting any hunting. However, the Senator’s bill is about (LRB-1453/1) “Prohibiting Contests for Killing Wild Animals” and providing a penalty. The following is from the bill. It’s about “organized” wildlife killing contests. It’s great to have bipartisan support and it won’t die if there’s no republican signers. Let’s wait to read the […]

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