Wisconsin’s brutal wolf hunt shows hunters have too much sway over conservation policy

Wisconsin’s brutal wolf hunt shows hunters have too much sway over conservation policy

Wisconsin’s brutal wolf hunt in late February generated outrage — and for good reason. In less than three days, hunters and trappers killed 216 wolves, 20 percent of the state’s population and far above their state-imposed quota of 119. Throngs of unlicensed hunters joined those with licenses with packs of dogs, snowmobiles and GPS technology. […]

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Wisconsin hunters kill 216 wolves in less than 60 hours, sparking uproar

Wisconsin hunters kill 216 wolves in less than 60 hours, sparking uproar

Hunters and trappers in Wisconsin killed 216 gray wolves last week during the state’s 2021 wolf hunting season – more than 82% above the authorities’ stated quota, sparking uproar among animal-lovers and conservationists, according to reports. The kills all took place in less than 60 hours, quickly exceeding Wisconsin’s statewide stated limit of 119 animals. […]

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Should the State of Idaho finance a wolf bounty killing program?

Should private funding and a nonprofit organization be involved in state wildlife management?

If you kill a wolf in Idaho, your effort might be worth $1,000. A nonprofit in North Idaho covers costs for hunters and trappers who successfully harvest wolves. The group, called the Foundation for Wildlife Management pays up to $1,000 per wolf harvest. The group has been around since 2012, and although some conservationists dislike it, […]

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POLL: Should the Biden Administration reinstate the gray wolf on the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife?

POLL: Should the Biden Administration reinstate the gray wolf on the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife?

When Joe Biden entered the White House on his first day as President of the United States, he signed 17 executive actions and orders — many of which review or reverse environmental policy written under President Donald Trump. In a fact sheet released Tuesday to the heads of relevant agencies, titled “President-elect Biden’s Day One […]

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