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.
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.
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!
Press Release: Bill Would Remove Public Protections for Hounding Dogs Engaged in Bear and Wolf Fighting
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.
Press Release: New Bill Would Block Wisconsin State Wildlife Management and Encourage Poaching
Yesterday, Wisconsin State Representatives circulated a bill which would make it illegal for law enforcement to enforce state or federal law relating to management of wolves in Wisconsin.