Adrian’s been working for Wisconsin’s wild wolf since 1991 and that was when I first met him. He’s retired now from the department and is still active sharing his experience on various wolf committees. In the article (click blue highlighted words) to listen to his finally tuned wolf howl! I’ve been on many wolf howl … Continue reading The Washington Post Interviewed Retired Wolf Biologist, Adrian Wydeven, Regarding the February 2021 Wisconsin Wolf Hunt
Imagine the following scene. You step as quietly as you can from your vehicle in the forest, where it’s so dark, that you cannot see your hand in front of your face. You walk several feet to the front of your vehicle, and meet with the rest of the wolf howl survey group. Everyone waits … Continue reading This summer you’re invited to listen to the call of the wild gray wolf in Wisconsin.
Petition: Repeal Act 169 6:2, Use of Dogs to Hunt Wolves. To sign the petition click HERE No Grounds For Hounds designed by Ned Gannon Ned Gannon started this petition to https://appengine.egov.com/apps/wi/governor/voice-an-opinion and 2 others This petition seeks to remove the allowance of dogs for hunting wolves in WI, which is allowed through Act 169 passed by the Walker Administration … Continue reading Please Take Action: Petition seeks to remove the allowance of dogs for hunting wolves in Wisconsin
Wisconsin's wolf quota was half full after just one day of hunting and trapping, the the slaughter of pregnant gray wolves will close Wednesday afternoon. Under a court order the Department of Natural Resources launched a one-week wolf hunt on Monday. The department reports that as of Tuesday morning hunter and trappers had killed 52 … Continue reading Hunt closes Wednesday amidst public outcry of barbarism towards Wisconsin’s gray wolf
Image of gray wolves credit Voyageurs Wolf Project http://www.voyageurswolfproject.org In the latest round of gray wolf delisting news, a conservative advocacy group, Hunter Nation Inc, filed a lawsuit on February 2, 2021, against the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Natural Resources Board (NRB). The plaintiffs believe the NRB violated their rights by not approving … Continue reading Will the gray wolf, an endangered species, just fresh off the list get its due process?
Image credit stock photo Thankfully Wisconsin’s tribes spoke up for thier brother “Ma’iingan” the wolf and the Natural Resources Board voted no to an early February wolf hunt. The following is from NPR article on today’s NRB hearing. Board member Marcy West questioned whether a hunt would be worth risking the state's relationships with tribes … Continue reading Wisconsin’s tribes spoke up for their brother “Ma’iingan” the wolf and Wisconsin’s Natural Resources Board (NRB) voted no to early wolf hunt.
Making a difference for Wisconsin’s wild grey wolf. A Wisconsin Grey Wolf. Photograph credit Al Sherwinski The following two organizations have been around for decades and have proven track records on educating the public about grey wolves. Both these organizations regularly hold wolf education seminars led by expert wolf biologist & professionals in the field. … Continue reading Organizations Leading the Way in Wolf Education & Recovery
Photo by John E. Marriott Last week, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reported a 13% increase in the number of wolves in the state over the last year, bringing the estimated total to just over 1000. The annual count, from April 2019 to April 2020, is primarily conducted over the winter when tracking … Continue reading The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Reports Increased Gray Wolf Numbers but Threats to Recovery Loom Ahead
Image by Steve Felberg from Pixabay The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting three live virtual open houses this fall to solicit feedback on the future of the state's wolf management plan. Starting on September 29th, each meeting will target a different area of the state, beginning with the northwest. While location-based participation … Continue reading The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Seeks Public Input on New Wolf Plan
People & Wolves Talk Show Host Alex Vaeth will be interviewing Thomas Gable, project lead on Voyageurs Wolf Project. Mark your calendars for Friday August 28, 2020 at 06:00 PM CST. The Voyageurs Wolf Project is focused on understanding the summer ecology of wolves in and around Voyageurs National Park in the iconic Northwoods border … Continue reading People & Wolves Talk Show will be interviewing Voyageurs’ Wolf Project Lead “Thomas Gable”