Stories tagged: "wolf hunt"


Firefighting foam is a common source of PFAS pollution. (Shutterstock)
Former DNR Leader Says a Renegade Board Member Is Part of Republicans’ Plan to Undermine Water Rules, Unseat Gov. Evers

George Meyer blames the state’s major business lobby for encouraging a member to stay past his term as a way to fight PFAS standards.

(Photo by Gary Kramer/US Fish and Wildlife Service)
Commentary: Killing is Not the Only Choice for Gray Wolf Management

In setting a 300-kill quota, the Natural Resources Board disregarded wishes from tribes and conservationists, and recommendations from the DNR experts.

UW-Madison researchers estimate that hunters and poachers wiped out as much as a third of Wisconsin's gray wolf population after their removal from the federal endangered species list this year. (Photo via National Parks Service)
DNR’s Governing Board, Led by GOP Donor Refusing to Leave After His Term Expired, Approves High Wolf Kill

DNR Secretary to Walker appointee: “I’m out of order? You’re the one sitting in someone else’s chair!”

UW-Madison researchers estimate that hunters and poachers wiped out as much as a third of Wisconsin's gray wolf population after their removal from the federal endangered species list this year. (Photo via National Parks Service)
Hunters Recorded Almost Double the Kill Quota In Wisconsin’s Gray Wolf Hunt. It Was Probably Worse, Researchers Find.

The hunt was held in the middle of mating season and hunters quickly blew past the state-imposed quota. Then poachers threw another wrench in it.