Wolves At Your Door

by Earl Stahl – Editors – Nancy Morrison, Linda Grosskopf Wolves at Your Door is a factual account of the impact of wolves on big game, livestock, and people. The introduction of wolves in western states and the protection of wolves throughout the U.S., including the Midwest, has allowed the wolf populations to far exceed […]

Coping with wolves in Wisconsin: Part 1

When I visited the 400-acre farm of Eric and Sue Koens last summer, Eric remarked that, had he known in 1978 what he knows now, he would have purchased farmland in Missouri. What he didn’t know in 1978 when he purchased a former dairy farm in Rusk County, Wisconsin, was that wolves would become a […]

The Tip of the Iceberg

By Earl Stahl In 1978 Eric and Sue Koens purchased a former dairy farm and moved from southern to northern Wisconsin. In 1980 they began raising registered Polled Hereford cattle on their 400 acre farm and have been seed stock producers for the past 35 years. Their herd is comprised of about 50 Hereford brood […]

The Challenge: How Can Wolves be Puzzling?

*Editor’s Note:* This article was republished on the website of Wolf Education International with permission from the author. This article first appeared in Fall 2014 issue of Range Magazine, pg. 21. By Dr. Earl Stahl Conundrum (noun): Any puzzling question or problem (Webster’s New World Dictionary). But how can there be anything puzzling about wolves? […]

Wolves in Wisconsin

In response to Wisconsin Wolf Population Still Well Over Goal: Wolves in Wisconsin Earl Stahl, Ph.D. When wolves were placed under federal protection in 1978, the population goal for Wisconsin was set at 100. That maximum was later raised to 350 at the insistence of the pro-wolf community. In a news release on April 29, […]

Just the Facts

Earl Stahl, Ph.D. If you think that the removal of wolves from federal protection along with the wolf hunts that are now in place in the Northern Rockies and the Upper Midwest have discouraged the wolf advocates, think again. The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) is still on the prowl, in a manner of speaking. […]