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How to REALLY Connect with Your Elected Officials + A Sample Letter to Senator Tammy Baldwin

When speaking with a staffer at the Wisconsin State Capitol last March, I asked how I could assure that my elected official would truly hear and consider my thoughts on wildlife conservation issues. He answered as if he was letting me in on a little secret...

Stop Extinction Challenge !

On August 10, 2018 more than 200 folks around the country committed to head into their Senator's office at 3:00 pm to speak out for Endangered Species and the very Act that protects them. 

What the Heck is Going On with All These Anti-Endangered Species Bills?

It can be quite confusing as to what is actually going on in Congress with endangered species right now. It's a barrage of attacks, so we have highlighted the actions you can take right now to help save the Endangered Species Act.

Zinke’s Interior Deptartment Seeks to Undermine Protections for Endangered Species

In response to today's release by Secretary Ryan Zinke's Department of Interior regarding draft regulations to weaken protections for America's most at-risk fish, plants and wildlife, Friends of the Wisconsin Wolf & Wildlife has put out a statement opposing this outrageous move. 

ACTION ALERT: New Bill Would Destroy Endangered Species Act

The bill just dropped this week, and a hearing has already been scheduled for Tuesday, July 17th. Please ACT NOW.

The Countdown to Bear Hounding…

Starting this Saturday, over 12,000 bear hounds will be set loose on public land across Wisconsin to harass wildlife and disturb the peace of these natural areas.

FWS Working to Remove Great Lakes Wolves from Endangered Species List

The US Fish & Wildlife Service is once again taking steps to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list. The move comes after a federal appeals court retained federal protections for the species last year.

Environmental Leadership Prize Awarded to Nancy Warren

Congratulations to Nancy who is being honored for her many years of work on behalf of numerous environmental causes. Nobody deserves this award more than you do !