SEPTEMBER 2022 NEWSLETTER

A note from our Executive Director about bear hounding season, exciting upcoming events, announcing our NEW "Robo Lobo" project, honoring our Volunteer of the Month, upcoming Fireside Chats, and more!

Today, Wisconsin Unleashed the Hounds

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.

Fireside Chat Revisited: Poaching Issues When Wolves are Protected

At our Fireside Chat on Thursday, February 10th, Special Guest Francisco J. Santiago-Ávila PhD joined us to talk about his work with carnivore protection in the Midwest, and what happens with Wisconsin wolves both when they are protected and what happens when they lose protection.

Reblog: State Sanctioned Disposable Dogs

This is a real look at what is happening to our wildlife in Wisconsin. A very small percentage of hunters engage in this practice, yet they have huge political influence in Wisconsin. We appreciate Silent Sports Magazine for doing such a deep dive into this issue, are are encouraging everyone to share this article with your state legislators, urging them to get behind ending this barbaric practice once and for all.

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.

WISCONSIN CONSERVATION CONGRESS (WCC) VOTING OPENS TONIGHT !

Friends, it's time to vote from home on the DNR's Annual Wisconsin Conservation Congress Survey! Voting starts atΒ 7:00 PM on MONDAY 4/12 and ends THURSDAY 4/15 at 7:00 PM.Β PLEASE vote and encourage your family and friends to as well. It only takes a few minutes!

Fireside Chat: Advocacy Support + Action

We are inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting tomorrow night to discuss the top three ways you can take immediate action for wolves and learn more about the launch of our campaign plan moving forward. Please come with all your questions and feedback. We hope to see you all there!

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.

LAST CALL TO SPEAK UP FOR WOLVES: Federal Wolf Delisting Comments Due Monday, July 15th !

Join the more than 1.5 million people who have spoken up to keep Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves across the US! There is still time to take action for this iconic species. The deadline to submit public comment is MONDAY, July 15th at 11:59 pm.