ACTION ALERT: Ricky Gervais Could be the Voice Wolves Need

We need your help to get the attention of Ricky Gervais to have him appear in a Public Service Announcement on Wisconsin wolves!

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.

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 National Forest Officials: End Bear Baiting and Hounding on Wisconsin Public Lands

Please use this letter as a template to express your opposition to the bear hounding and baiting practices that are currently being allowed to take place with very little regulation on our public lands.

Environmental Groups: Keep Hounding Out of Wisconsin’s National Forests

A number of environmental groups, including the Endangered Species Coalition, want to keep hunters who use packs of dogs out of public lands in Wisconsin, including the state's national forests.

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....

Meeting Behind Enemy Lines

Wolf tastes like chicken. Elkhorn Lodge Clam Lake, Wisconsin WI League of Conservation Voters

On Wednesday evening, I spoke out about the need for science to play a larger role in policy decision- making regarding the grey wolf and other endangered species protections in Wisconsin to a room full of t-shirts that read "kill all the wolves" and "a good wolf is a dead wolf". Here's what I learned...

Payments for Hunting Dogs Killed by Wolves is a Scam

Currently, the state of Wisconsin pays out $2,500 each time a hound is killed to people who allow their dogs to run loose on public lands with no oversight and no permit required.