RMEF Calls for Delisting of Growing Great Lakes Wolf Population

“The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) detected an estimated minimum wolf population of 925-956 wolves during 2016-2017, representing a 6.8 percent increase from 2015-2016. In light of the Great Lakes wolf population numbering well above original recovery goals, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation calls for delisting and/or Congressional action to allow state agencies the […]

Wisconsin wolf population approaching 1,000

The figures from Department of Natural Resources monitoring show between 925 and 952 wolves roam the state. That’s up from 866 to 897 wolves last winter, then a record high. The current population could be higher. Volunteer trackers counted wolves during the winter, when the population reaches its lowest point before pups are born.<<<Read More>>> […]

Wisconsin Wolf Population Continues to Grow

Midwest, Wyoming lawmakers target wolf protections again

Wolf Education International position of the perpetuation of wolf hybrids: It is the position of the majority members of Wolf Education International that the breeding, perpetuation and protection of hybrid, and/or canine mixtures, in the wild and under the claim of sustaining a wolf species or subspecies, is wrong scientifically as well as poses a […]

Effects of Wolves and Other Predators on Farms in Wisconsin: Beyond Verified Losses

The following was taken from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources:  

Wolves targeted as Congress moves to de-fang Endangered Species Act

WASHINGTON, DC — House Republicans in Congress are pursuing bipartisan legislation that would drop federal protections for gray wolves in the Great Lakes region and give population management control back to hunting-friendly states amid broader plans to overhaul the federal Endangered Species Act. The bill to remove the gray wolf from the endangered list in […]

Wisconsin Wolf Detection Maps

Our friends at Wisconsin Wolf Facts, have posted two maps officially locating wolves in the state of Wisconsin. The maps where provided by the Department of Natural Resources. You can view the maps at the following links: Wolves Detected in Wisconsin in Winter of 2015-2016 2015 Detected Wolf Packs

Wisconsin Politicians Send Letter to Congress Seeking Wolf Delisting

The Time is Now Submitted by: Senator Tom Tiffany and Representative Adam Jarchow [Wisconsin] With the election cycle coming to an end, it is time for Congress to tackle the looming gray wolf problem in the Great Lakes states.  To put it plainly, the federal government has failed residents of the Great Lakes region on […]

Wolf attacks on cattle and hunting dogs rise

*Editor’s Note* – Before, during and after reading this news article, the WEI staff highly recommends that readers first look at and refer to a study about the DNA make-up of so-called gray wolves in the United States. Please follow this link and then click on the link to “Science Advances.” The more serious problem […]

Wisconsin’s wolf population highest ever, with nearly 900

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin’s wolf population has reached a record high of nearly 900 animals, state wildlife officials announced Thursday. Figures from the Department of Natural Resources’ over-winter monitoring show between 866 and 897 wolves are roaming the state, up 16 percent from last year’s count of 746 to 771 animals.<<<Read More>>>