Federal Lawsuit by Tribes is the Latest Challenge to Wisconsin’s Wolf Hunt

“The legends and stories tell us as brothers we walk hand in hand together. What happens to the Ma’iingan (wolf) happens to humanity," said Marvin DeFoe in a statement, Red Cliff tribal elder and member of the Voigt Intertribal Task Force with the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission.WPR Art by Mark Anthony Jacobson … Continue reading Federal Lawsuit by Tribes is the Latest Challenge to Wisconsin’s Wolf Hunt

Political Ploys by NRB Threatening Wisconsin’s Wolf Recovery

Wisconsin’s Wolf Awareness Week will take place October 17-23, 2021. In 1990, Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson signed the proclamation of Wisconsin Wolf Awareness Week, a time to celebrate these important animals, by highlighting the threats to their survival, spread the word about what you can do to help wolves stay protected, and help humans learn … Continue reading Political Ploys by NRB Threatening Wisconsin’s Wolf Recovery

Natural Resources Board’s fall harvest quota will be an unprecedented reduction to the viability of Wisconsin’s wolf population.

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Action on the Fall Wolf Hunt Quota Rhinelander, WI. Wisconsin’s Green Fire statement on August 11, 2021 On August 11, 2021, the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board (NRB) voted 5-2 to establish a quota of 300 wolves for the fall 2021 wolf hunt.The removal of 300 wolves again this fall, on top … Continue reading Natural Resources Board’s fall harvest quota will be an unprecedented reduction to the viability of Wisconsin’s wolf population.

Livestream of Wisconsin’s Wolf Management Plan Committee Meeting, August 19, 2021

Wolf Management Plan Committee (WMPC) Meetings: The WMPC convenes for a series of four meetings to discuss wolves and wolf management and provide input towards the revised wolf management plan. The following is the livestream of the second WMPC meeting today August 19, 2021. https://youtu.be/9O3VQtjNMBg The DNR is currently in the process of revising the … Continue reading Livestream of Wisconsin’s Wolf Management Plan Committee Meeting, August 19, 2021

Op Ed: NRB Politics Threatens Wolf Recovery

Laid out before me was the skeleton remains of a White-tailed deer: clear signs of a wolf kill site. The ribs were facing up-right, the hide was in a tight bundle beside the remains, and the fur lay on the ground in a circle all around the remains. I felt a great deal of respect … Continue reading Op Ed: NRB Politics Threatens Wolf Recovery

Ojibwe leaders are outraged as state officials pushed forward plans to kill hundreds more animals in November 2021 wolf hunt.

Ojibwe bands are evaluating their options and plan to respond with a wolf declaration shortly. For tribes, the best use of wolves comes in the form of live animals, on the land, helping to enhance and maintain healthy ecosystemsGreat Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission In a press release on August 13, 2013 Ojibwe leaders … Continue reading Ojibwe leaders are outraged as state officials pushed forward plans to kill hundreds more animals in November 2021 wolf hunt.

Controversial Wisconsin Natural Resources Board vote on November 2021 wolf hunt

WPR A Look At The 2021 Fall Wolf Hunt Quota Of 300 By Tim Peterson Air Date: Friday, August 13, 2021, 4:00pm Wisconsin Public Radio speaks with reporter Danelle Kaeding and retired wolf biologist Adrian Wydeven to learn more about a controversial new quota set for a fall wolf hunt in Wisconsin. Listen to Recording … Continue reading Controversial Wisconsin Natural Resources Board vote on November 2021 wolf hunt

Every wolf howls with its own “voice”and that’s how researchers are identifying non-radio-collared pack members.

Photo credit Angela Dassow Identifying individual gray wolves by use of radio-tracking has been used for many years. Because wolves are rarely seen this is one of the main ways biologists have used to monitor them. The collars are used to monitor gray wolves, are also known as radio telemetry. They weigh around a pound, … Continue reading Every wolf howls with its own “voice”and that’s how researchers are identifying non-radio-collared pack members.

Grey Wolves & White-tailed Deer: Urban Legend versus Scientific Fact

Stats are from 2019, but still hold true in 2021 proving there is no scientific basis for a wolf hunt in Wisconsin or anywhere else! “Minnesota has also become the number two all time Boone and Crocket trophy white- tailed deer producing state, followed by Wisconsin. This might suggest that wolves and deer are co-existing … Continue reading Grey Wolves & White-tailed Deer: Urban Legend versus Scientific Fact

White-tailed deer are bad for wildflowers & sugar maples and research shows how wolves are keeping them in check

With the resurgence of wolves in the region, smart deer are learning to keep away from areas with many of the predators, meaning that wildflowers and young maples there have a better chance of survival, according to a recent study by scientists from the University of Notre Dame and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. … Continue reading White-tailed deer are bad for wildflowers & sugar maples and research shows how wolves are keeping them in check