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.
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.
Wisconsin to Slaughter Hundreds of Wolves in Just Six Days
If any more evidence was needed about what an absolutely cruel and vile state Wisconsin is, look no farther than the events of the past five days regarding our gray wolf population. Here is a quick summary of what happened.