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STATE JUDGE ISSUES “DRAMATIC DECISION” IN STRIKING DOWN WISCONSIN WOLF HUNT

In the biggest news so far for wolf protection in the United States in 2021, a court in Wisconsin issued an injunction today requiring the Wisconsin DNR to set the quota at zero wolves for the upcoming wolf trophy hunt scheduled to start November 6th. The decision could spare hundreds of wolves targeted for killing.

ACTION ALERT: WILDLIFE EMERGENCY!

Please join us tonight, October 18th at 7:30pm, for an URGENT meeting regarding a large number of bills, written by Hunter Nation, that will be detrimental to both wildlife and wildlands in Wisconsin.

PRESS RELEASE: Wildlife Conservation Groups Ask Court to Issue Immediate Injunction Against November Wolf Hunt

Today lawyers for Friends of the Wisconsin Wolf & Wildlife, Animal Wellness Action, the Center for a Humane Economy, Project Coyote and Wisconsin resident Pat Clark filed new motions with the Dane County Circuit Court in their ongoing challenge to Wisconsin’s disastrous decision-making on wolf management.

ACTION ALERT: Senate Bill 366

We are asking you to make some urgent emails and calls TODAY to the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety regarding SB 366, the felony animal cruelty bill. There is only one day left to communicate with the Committee before they make their decision on SB 366.

ACTION ALERT: Help Us Save Wisconsin Wolves TODAY

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Many of you have contacted us expressing interest in getting more involved with our effort to STOP the mandatory state-sanctioned wolf hunt scheduled to happen in Wisconsin later this fall...you asked, and we heard you loud and clear! So, here are three things you can do to help save Wisconsin wolves TODAY.

PRESS RELEASE: Conservation Groups Sue Wisconsin Natural Resources Board to Stop Illegal November Wolf Hunt

Today Animal Wellness Action, the Center for a Humane Economy, Friends of the Wisconsin Wolf and Wildlife, and Project Coyote sued the state of Wisconsin over its reckless and politically motivated decision to authorize a quota of 300 wolves for the November wolf hunt, on top of the 218 known killed in a February hunt.

Action Alert: Contact Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul

Friends - Please take a moment today to contact Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul through this form on his website and say: "As a Wisconsin citizen, I'm asking your office to please pursue removing Dr. Prehn from the Natural Resources Board as his presence undermines the sound, responsible, and accountable management of natural resources held … Continue reading Action Alert: Contact Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul

Coalition of Animal Welfare, Conservation, and a Native American Tribe Seeks Reinstatement of Federal Wolf Protections

In collaboration with other wildlife advocacy organizations and the Tribes of the Great Lakes, we have filed an amicus brief on behalf of the wolves in Wisconsin to restore the legal protections critical to their survival.  We will not let another slaughter like we witnessed in February occur again without a fight.

ACTION ALERT: Wolf Harvest Committee Meeting Comments Due by June 18th!

Your written comments to the Wolf Harvest Committee must be submitted by noon on Friday, June 18th. This committee will decide a quota for the fall hunt to be presented to the Natural Resources Board in August.