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.
April is an important advocacy month for the future of our wildlife and we have much to accomplish together. As requested, here is a breakdown for the month of April with detailed instructions and deadlines for participation.
Last week we attended the Ron Johnson and USFWS public hearing on national wolf delisting - here's what happened....
Last night, the Dane County Board of Supervisors, in a unanimous vote, passed Resolution 502, urging the Wisconsin Legislature to develop and support changes to statutes to ban any and all future wildlife killing contests.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced its intention to remove Endangered Species Act protections for all gray wolves in the United States that are currently protected.
In response to today's release by Secretary Ryan Zinke's Department of Interior regarding draft regulations to weaken protections for America's most at-risk fish, plants and wildlife, Friends of the Wisconsin Wolf & Wildlife has put out a statement opposing this outrageous move.
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.
This proposed bill would prohibit conservation wardens from enforcing wolf conservation laws, prevent funds to be used for wolf depredations, and stop all wolf population monitoring in Wisconsin. Please join us in opposition at the hearing on Tuesday, January 16th.
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.
Many sport hunters proudly post pictures of themselves with their “harvest” and this year’s deer gun season was no exception. Some defend that these actions pay for conservation -- a strange kind of argument with many flaws.