One man can fight the federal bureaucracy!

Editor’s note:  In a departure from normal bureaucratic mumbo-jumbo, a 200-page report released this week, titled ‘Red Wolf Recovery Team Recommendations,’ contains a fascinating section. Appendix G features candid, verbatim give-and-take among opponents of the Red Wolf Program – led by Jett Ferebee who owns a large tract in Northeastern North Carolina – and proponents […]

The Wolf at the Door

It is not often that you see wildness erupting into a man’s life, but it happened in front of me. Sotiris Stamoulis, a shepherd who keeps his 300 breeding goats in the beautiful blond wood pasture of Mount Gerania outside Corinth in central Greece, was only 18 inches away from my face but shouting his […]

Uneasy Neighbors – Wolves and People

As many as a million wolves once ranged over almost all of North America north of Mexico City. By 1930, they were essentially gone from the Lower 48 due to trapping, poisoning and bounty hunting. With human help, the wolf population in the US has rebounded to at least 5,500 wolves in the lower 48; […]

Wolves in New Jersey…Or At Least the DNA

*Staff Note* – The link below is to an article published in the New Jersey Herald by historic writer, Jennie Sweetman. Following the link are comments made by James Beers, contributing writer to Wolf Education International. “As for Space, when he hears the coyotes in his zoo howl and he hears the coyotes in the […]

Managing Wolves Is Managing People

In late March of 2016, news media in the US and UK ran a story about a pack of nine wolves killing 19 elk, mostly calves, in a herd near Bondurant, Wyoming, that were yarded in an area where they’re fed during the winter to help prevent starvation.. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/03/160325-wolf-pack-kills-19-wolves-surplus-killing-wyoming/ Wolves are predators. Elk are a […]

The Cover-Up of Wolves and What They DO!

By James Beers Please note the picture below.  It is a late-March of 2016 picture from Wyoming and you will probably never see it again nor even hear of it.  You see: –       Wolves don’t do such things. –       Elk, like Minnesota moose, are disappearing due to global warming and ticks and definitely not wolf […]

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 […]

Addressing Complex Issues and Correcting Errors

3 Geist, V. April 12th 2015 re: Die Zeit, No 14, 1 April 2015 Dossier pp. 11-13 Dear Dr. Willeke, April 12th 2015 Regards: Die Zeit, No 14 1 April 2015 Dossier, Stefan Willeke, Die Wölfe kommen. pp. 11-13. Please extend my thank you to Sigrid Weise for sending me the layout – pdf of […]

Lassen sich Großraubtiere in bewohnter Kulturlandschaft halten?

VALERIUS GEIST, Calgary/Kanada Vor mir liegt das 2013 verfasste Manifest der International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Species Survival Commission (SSC), über die Hege von Raubtieren in Europa (European carnivore conservation) mit dem Ziel: „Das Erhalten und Restaurieren von lebensfähigen Beständen der Großraubtiere in ganz Europa als einen integralen Teil von Ökosystemen und […]