NOVEMBER 2022 NEWSLETTER

A note from our Executive Director about wolves’ complex social bonds, BIG NEWS for Montana wolves, a reminder to VOTE WILD on November 8th, the Michigan wolf plan update, how you can double-down this #GivingTuesday, upcoming Fireside Chats and MORE!

ACTION ALERT: Give your Input on Minnesota and Michigan Wolf Plans

Wolves of Michigan and Minnesota need your voice! The DNR is requesting public input on a draft of each state's wolf management plans. Because the surveys are cumbersome, we have provided guides to help make this comment process easier. The deadlines are fast approaching....take action TODAY!

PRESS RELEASE: WISCONSIN DNR DELAYS WOLF MANAGEMENT PLAN

Today, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said that they have no known date at this time for bringing forward the new wolf management plan, which still needs to be updated from the current 1999 antiquated plan.

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: Contact Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul

Friends - Please take a moment today to contact Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul through this form on his website and say: "As a Wisconsin citizen, I'm asking your office to please pursue removing Dr. Prehn from the Natural Resources Board as his presence undermines the sound, responsible, and accountable management of natural resources held … Continue reading Action Alert: Contact Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul

Coalition of Animal Welfare, Conservation, and a Native American Tribe Seeks Reinstatement of Federal Wolf Protections

In collaboration with other wildlife advocacy organizations and the Tribes of the Great Lakes, we have filed an amicus brief on behalf of the wolves in Wisconsin to restore the legal protections critical to their survival.  We will not let another slaughter like we witnessed in February occur again without a fight.

LAST CALL TO SPEAK UP FOR WOLVES: Federal Wolf Delisting Comments Due Monday, July 15th !

Join the more than 1.5 million people who have spoken up to keep Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves across the US! There is still time to take action for this iconic species. The deadline to submit public comment is MONDAY, July 15th at 11:59 pm.

PRESS RELEASE: Howls May be Silenced by Passage of Absurd “Manage Our Wolves Act”

Today the US House of Representatives passed HR 6784, the “Manage Our Wolves Act” despite public opposition from constituents, scientists, hunters and business owners.

UPHOLD THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT: OPPOSE H.R. 6784

Friends of the Wisconsin Wolf & Wildlife has joined forces with over 50 other organizations in submitting the following opposition letter to Capitol Hill on November 14, 2018.