URGENT ACTION ALERT: OPPOSE WOLF DELISTING IN THE LOWER 48

Make the call  to your representative and urge them to vote "NO" on HR 6784 using this toll free number (847) 232-6848 today and tell them the wolf needs the protections of the Endangered Species Act. 

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!

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.

2017 Gun Deer Season in Review

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.

Sarah Bergstrom: Rural Areas About More Than Wolves

Who lives in rural Wisconsin? Stereotypically, farmers and hunters. But we aren’t stereotypes. We are also teachers, small business owners, artists, parents, etc. and our real needs have little to do with wolves...

Sample Letter to Senator Tammy Baldwin

Right now, hunting, trapping and livestock groups are actively organizing to have Great Lakes wolves stripped of their endangered status without judicial review as soon as next month. This bill is co-sponsored by Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) making the legislation “bi-partisan”. Please contact her TODAY to express your opposition. Here's how....

Meeting Behind Enemy Lines

Wolf tastes like chicken. Elkhorn Lodge Clam Lake, Wisconsin WI League of Conservation Voters

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.