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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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Refuses Executive Order to Review Delisting of Gray Wolves

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Refuses Executive Order to Review Delisting of Gray Wolves

A troubling new press release by the conservation nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity reveals that U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services is ignoring an executive order to review the Trump Administration’s decision to delist Gray Wolves from the Endangered Species Act. In one of President Biden’s first executive orders, Federal Government agencies were asked to conduct […]

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Ignores Biden Executive Order to Review Trump Wolf Delisting

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Ignores Biden Executive Order to Review Trump Wolf Delisting

WASHINGTON— Just one week after President Biden ordered a broad review of the Trump administration’s anti-wildlife policies, including the decision to strip Endangered Species Act protections from gray wolves, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service summarily asserted today that the previous administration’s decision to delist the gray wolf was valid in a cursory, three-paragraph letter […]

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