WORT Radio’ Access Hour Presents: Wisconsin’s Thirty-First Wolf Awareness Week, Monday October 11th, at 7:00 PM

I’m Rachel Tilseth, author of Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin inviting you to join Alexander Vaeth and myself, Monday, October 11th at 07:00 PM on WORT Radio’ Access Hour , where we will be hosting an in-depth conversation about Wisconsin’s Thirty-First Wolf Awareness Week (WAW) with special guests Adrian Wydeven; who led the Wisconsin DNR … Continue reading WORT Radio’ Access Hour Presents: Wisconsin’s Thirty-First Wolf Awareness Week, Monday October 11th, at 7:00 PM

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

Wisconsin’s Elusive Gray Wolf Deserves Our Protection…

In the late 1970s wolf Recovery in Wisconsin began. The Gray wolf made a comeback after being eradicated through hunting and trapping in Wisconsin. It wasn't long before hunting special interests groups began their bid to get Wisconsin's Gray wolf delisted. Sadly after 40 years of recovery these special interests (Fringe hunters) hunting groups got … Continue reading Wisconsin’s Elusive Gray Wolf Deserves Our Protection…

Will the Government Ever Get it Right on Delisting the Gray Wolf in the Great Lakes Region?

These and other questions come to mind as the Federal Government Working On Removing Gray Wolf From Endangered Species List . Will Wisconsin be transparent in its management of the Gray wolf population, and once again allow for greater pubic input as it did prior to the 2012 USF&WS delisting decision. In 2011 WISCONSIN ACT … Continue reading Will the Government Ever Get it Right on Delisting the Gray Wolf in the Great Lakes Region?

…Why one species is given a black mark beside it and another is elevated to a position of reverence.

I enjoyed reading John Anderson's perspective concerning his recent opinion editorial where he makes a strong case for the wolf; Perhaps it is time for us to ask why one species is given a black mark beside it and another is elevated to a position of reverence. I give you the wolf and the bald … Continue reading …Why one species is given a black mark beside it and another is elevated to a position of reverence.

“The Yellowstone Story-Inside the Heart of Wolf Advocacy” film project…

A Documentary film project that tells the stories of people working to preserve the legacy of wolves in Yellowstone National Park. A Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin Film. Co Produced by Rachel Tilseth And Maaike Middleton and Directed by Rachel Tilseth. Donate Here to support this film project https://vimeo.com/264686221 About the featured photograph we see … Continue reading “The Yellowstone Story-Inside the Heart of Wolf Advocacy” film project…

A wolf’s trust gained & lost

I was assigned a wolf tracking block in the year 2000 that had a new alpha female in the territory. I set out exploring this new territory. I spent summers scouting the wolf family's home, and winters surveying thier tracks. I first caught sight of this new alpha female as she crossed the road in … Continue reading A wolf’s trust gained & lost

The call of the wild lone wolf 

On a cool autumn evening in October we drove down an unpaved-country road in search of the wild Wisconsin wolf.  It was a perfect night for a wolf howl survey. There was a full moon out that night. The night air was cool with no breeze. A perfect night to make our human-howls carry through … Continue reading The call of the wild lone wolf 

Wolves in Wyoming face uncertain future as ESA comes under attack

For almost two centuries, American gray wolves, vilified in fact as well as fiction, were the victims of vicious government extermination programs. By the time the Endangered Species Act was passed in 1973, only a few hundred of these once-great predators were left in the lower 48 states.  ~Lydia Millet  Source A U.S. appeals court … Continue reading Wolves in Wyoming face uncertain future as ESA comes under attack

Wolves are benifical for the health of Wisconsin’s forests…

...According to a study by USDA Forest Service Research & Development: Wolf Recovery and the Future of Wisconsin's Forests: A Trophic Link Wolves were all but eradicated in Wisconsin by the late 1960s due to over hunting. In 1974 - Gray wolf listed as endangered in the lower 48 States and Mexico.  Wolves flourished under the guidance … Continue reading Wolves are benifical for the health of Wisconsin’s forests…