STATE JUDGE ISSUES β€œDRAMATIC 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.Β The decision could spare hundreds of wolves targeted for killing.

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.

PRESS RELEASE: Conservation Groups Sue Wisconsin Natural Resources Board to Stop Illegal November Wolf Hunt

Today Animal Wellness Action, the Center for a Humane Economy, Friends of the Wisconsin Wolf and Wildlife, and Project Coyote sued the state of Wisconsin over its reckless and politically motivated decision to authorize a quota of 300 wolves for the November wolf hunt, on top of the 218 known killed in a February hunt.