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Sample Letter to National Forest Officials: End Bear Baiting and Hounding on Wisconsin Public Lands

Please use this letter as a template to express your opposition to the bear hounding and baiting practices that are currently being allowed to take place with very little regulation on our public lands.

Environmental Groups: Keep Hounding Out of Wisconsin’s National Forests

A number of environmental groups, including the Endangered Species Coalition, want to keep hunters who use packs of dogs out of public lands in Wisconsin, including the state's national forests.

Sarah Bergstrom: Rural Areas About More Than Wolves

Who lives in rural Wisconsin? Stereotypically, farmers and hunters. But we aren’t stereotypes. We are also teachers, small business owners, artists, parents, etc. and our real needs have little to do with wolves...

Sample Letter to Senator Tammy Baldwin

Right now, hunting, trapping and livestock groups are actively organizing to have Great Lakes wolves stripped of their endangered status without judicial review as soon as next month. This bill is co-sponsored by Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) making the legislation “bi-partisan”. Please contact her TODAY to express your opposition. Here's how....

Meeting Behind Enemy Lines

Wolf tastes like chicken. Elkhorn Lodge Clam Lake, Wisconsin WI League of Conservation Voters

On Wednesday evening, I spoke out about the need for science to play a larger role in policy decision- making regarding the grey wolf and other endangered species protections in Wisconsin to a room full of t-shirts that read "kill all the wolves" and "a good wolf is a dead wolf". Here's what I learned...

URGENT: GREAT LAKES WOLVES STILL AT RISK

If the bill passes, plans are already set in place to open sport and trophy hunting seasons on Great Lakes wolves which will mean more hounding, trapping, snaring and high kill quotas.

Guest Blog: A Citizen Lobbying Effort to Defend the Endangered Species Act in DC

June 30, 2017 was an eye-opening day into constituent democracy for me. Gary John Feest and I went to Washington D.C. in a Citizen Lobbying effort to defend the Endangered Species Act.

ACTION ALERT: Stop a bill that would block game wardens from protecting wildlife

The Wisconsin Assembly Natural Resources Committee is considering a bill this Wednesday that would violate the public trust and put Wisconsin on a slippery slope to privatizing our wildlife and encouraging poaching.

ACTION ALERT: Oppose the War on Wolves Rider

We are calling on all advocates to OPPOSE the War on Wolves Rider, which undermines the Endangered Species Act and strips Gray Wolves of existing federal protections.