It’s All About Gray Wolves…

I became involved in the Wisconsin Wolf Recovery Program as a Volunteer WDNR Winter Wolf/Carnivore Tracker in the year 2000. I tracked two Gray wolf packs in Douglas county, and helped with summer wolf howl surveys as well. I spent winters trekking up to my tracking block, and became very familiar with one of the […]

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Vehicle Collisions and Illegal kills Were the Leading Causes of Death for Wisconsin’s Gray Wolf

The Wisconsin Gray Wolf Monitoring Report describes wolf management and monitoring activities conducted in Wisconsin during the wolf monitoring year, April 15th, 2017 to April 14th, 2018. Gray wolves (Canis lupus) reverted to federally endangered status in the Western Great Lakes region as the result of a federal court decision in December 2014. They have […]

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#GetInvolved: A Campaign to Show Support for America’s Endangered Species Act

In the Senate there’s Legislation being proposed that would rewrite the Endanered Species Act. Under Barrasso’s proposal, individual states would be given key authority over the federal program to conserve threatened and endangered species. The Endangered Species Act, passed by Congress four decades ago, is the nation’s safety net for fish, plants ,and wildlife on […]

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Senator from Wyoming has introduced a proposal that would give states more authority over the Endangered Species Act

This article originally appeared in EcoWatch. Senator Barrasso has introduced a proposal that would give states more authority over the Endangered Species Act. Several conservation groups say it would also undermine efforts to save endangered species like manatees (pictured) from extinction. Here’s how you can help. Writing an Effective Letter to the Editor (LTE), Writing […]

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Speak for Wolves 2018 conference will focus on rewilding efforts in the Pacific Northwest…

…including California, Alaska and British Columbia. Speak for Wolves is an annual wildlife advocacy conference in the heart of Yellowstone at West Yellowstone, Montana • July 26-28, 2018 Approximately 5000 gray wolves have been slaughtered across the United States, particularly in the Northern Rockies and Great Lakes regions, since 2011. Political interference from Congress in […]

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Wisconsin’s Gray Wolf Population Reports Show a Two Percent Decrease From the Previous Year…

In the news this week DNR Wisconsin’s over winter wolf population count has declined slightly from last years. The state’s wolf population may be stabilizing after decades of growth, according to a report from the state Department of Resources in a WDNR wolf count brief 2017-2018 . Volunteer trackers reported between 900 and 950 wolf […]

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