The unregulated harassment and torture of Wisconsin wildlife has officially begun. Over 4th of July weekend, more than 15,000 bear hounds will be set loose on public lands across Wisconsin to harass wildlife and disturb the peace of our natural areas.
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.
Coyote Killing Contests Breed Violence
Each year hundreds of coyotes are killed in “competitions” throughout Wisconsin, but these contests send a message that killing is fun, wild animals are disposable, and life is cheap.
Press Release: Bill Would Remove Public Protections for Hounding Dogs Engaged in Bear and Wolf Fighting
The bill eliminates the requirement for bear and wolf hounders to carry rabies and license tags for their hunting hounds. A public hearing was held one day after the bill was released.
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....