We have a lot of vital work to do this Spring! Registration is opening for Wildlife Day at the Capitol, seats are opening on the NRB, the WCC is changing its format, how to better protect yourself this tick season, upcoming Fireside Chats and MORE!
Press Release: Petition Seeks Hounding Ban in Wisconsin National Forest
Wildlife conservation and animal protection groups petitioned the U.S. Forest Service today to ban hounding in Wisconsin’s Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Hounding is the practice of training and using dogs to hunt and chase down black bears and other wildlife.
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!
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.
April is for ADVOCACY !
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.
FOTWW Howls Back at Wolf Delisting Hearing in Hudson, WI
Last week we attended the Ron Johnson and USFWS public hearing on national wolf delisting - here's what happened....
PRESS RELEASE: Dane County WI Approves Wildlife Killing Contest Ban Resolution, Urging Legislature, DNR and Governor to Action
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.
PRESS RELEASE: Trump Administration to Strip Protections for Wisconsin’s Gray Wolves
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.
Zinke’s Interior Deptartment Seeks to Undermine Protections for Endangered Species
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.
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.