APRIL 2022 NEWSLETTER

We have already accomplished so much in 2022, sending in resolutions to the Wisconsin Conservation Congress, meeting with state and federal lawmakers and staying informed. We have protected most of the wolves in our country and helped wildlife in peril just not in our backyards but nationally as well.

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.

Ethical Hunters Offer Additional $5,000 Reward for Info on Illegal Wolf Killings

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. 

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.

STATE JUDGE ISSUES “DRAMATIC DECISION” IN STRIKING DOWN WISCONSIN WOLF HUNT

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.

ACTION ALERT: WILDLIFE EMERGENCY!

Please join us tonight, October 18th at 7:30pm, for an URGENT meeting regarding a large number of bills, written by Hunter Nation, that will be detrimental to both wildlife and wildlands in Wisconsin.

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.

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.