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!
After Animal Wellness Action offered a $10,000 reward for info leading to the successful prosecution of wolf poachers in the state last week, Hunters for Wolves felt that they would like to see that pool of money increase in order to bring attention to the illegal poaching of wildlife.
Jason Momoa stars in a new campaign video urging the government to put wolves back on the endangered species list. As Momoa notes, hunters are not just slaughtering adult wolves, but killing their pups in their dens, and the actor is joining other celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio and Iliza Shlesinger in petitioning President Joe Biden to #RelistWolves.
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.
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.
We need your help to get the attention of Ricky Gervais to have him appear in a Public Service Announcement on Wisconsin wolves!
Many hunters pledge to do "whatever is necessary to restore deer numbers and quality deer hunting in northern Wisconsin." Yet, these hunters fail to look at themselves, their attitudes and activities. Because their notions are mistaken, and not in the best interests of deer or the future of deer hunting.
I look forward to Wildlife day at the Capitol where we can collectively work to bridge that gap between sportsmen and environmentalists, and finally get us all working together toward one common goal: Conservation in Wisconsin.
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.
For the second year in a row, the deer harvest numbers have been down statewide but up in the Northern Forest Zone. This comes with a “record high” population of 930-950 wolves in Wisconsin.