On April 11, 2018 hundreds of wildlife advocates in Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota gathered in solidarity at their state capitols to meet with lawmakers and speak for wolves and wildlife in the Great Lakes region.
VICTORY: Great Lakes Wolves Remain Federally Protected!
This is a HUGE victory meaning that wolves in Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin will not face hunting and trapping seasons in the near future!
ACTION ALERT: TELL PAUL RYAN TO OPPOSE LEGISLATIVE RIDERS THAT WOULD HARM ENDANGERED SPECIES
Please contact Paul Ryan immediately and ask him to oppose ANY and ALL anti-wildlife riders in appropriations legislation: 855-742-9576
The Economic Cost of a Great Lakes Wolves Delisting Rider
Imagine Wisconsin losing a potential 168,000 jobs and $17.9 billion in consumer spending. If the policy “rider” that aims to de-list Great Lakes wolves is included in Congress’s budget bill, Wisconsin could see a severe drop in these numbers. Wolves are vital to our economy in both direct and indirect ways.
ANNOUNCEMENT: Wildlife Day 2018!
Join us in solidarity with Michigan and Minnesota to meet with your state lawmakers and discuss how wolves are an essential balance to our ecosystem. All attendees will receive a FREE original art Wildlife Day t-shirt!
Meeting Behind Enemy Lines
On Wednesday evening, I spoke out about the need for science to play a larger role in policy decision- making regarding the grey wolf and other endangered species protections in Wisconsin to a room full of t-shirts that read "kill all the wolves" and "a good wolf is a dead wolf". Here's what I learned...
Guest Blog: A Citizen Lobbying Effort to Defend the Endangered Species Act in DC
June 30, 2017 was an eye-opening day into constituent democracy for me. Gary John Feest and I went to Washington D.C. in a Citizen Lobbying effort to defend the Endangered Species Act.
ACTION ALERT: Oppose the War on Wolves Rider
We are calling on all advocates to OPPOSE the War on Wolves Rider, which undermines the Endangered Species Act and strips Gray Wolves of existing federal protections.
ACTION ALERT: Tell Senate NO anti-wildlife riders on this week’s spending bill
Congress will vote on a spending bill this week to avoid a government shutdown. Must-pass bills such as this have historically been used to advance anti-wildlife legislation that lacks enough support to pass on its own. It is vital that your senators hear from you this week.
ACTION ALERT: Public Comment on Wolf Conflicts in Minnesota
The assessment analyzes the potential environmental impacts of Wildlife Service involvement in wolf damage management in Minnesota.