Prior to the public hearing, dozens of wolf activists gathered at nearby Gregory Park to oppose the delisting proposal. The rally featured speakers and chanting advocates with signs and wolf apparel.
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For the second year in a row, the deer harvest numbers have been down statewide but up in the Northern Forest Zone. This comes with a “record high” population of 930-950 wolves in Wisconsin.
Many sport hunters proudly post pictures of themselves with their “harvest” and this year’s deer gun season was no exception. Some defend that these actions pay for conservation -- a strange kind of argument with many flaws.
If the bill passes, plans are already set in place to open sport and trophy hunting seasons on Great Lakes wolves which will mean more hounding, trapping, snaring and high kill quotas.