Wisconsin Wolf Kill Quota Scaled Back for 2014……..But Still Far Too High

Last year hounders, trappers, and hunters killed 257 wolves during Wisconsin’s second wolf killing season. This number was six above the quota of 251 set by the DNR and their “Wolf Advisory Committee.” Yesterday, the hunter/trapper/hounder dominated committee set their quota recommendation for the 2014 wolf kill season. This year they want to kill 156…

Wis. wolf population falls following hunting season

Originally posted on Exposing the Big Game:
http://badgerherald.com/news/2014/05/01/19-percent-wisconsin-wolf-population-hunted-last-year-dnr-attempts-curb-population-boom/#.U2ZoPGdOVy0 Amid continuing controversy about hunting Wisconsin’s gray wolves, preliminary data shows Wisconsin’s wolf population has decreased by 19 percent over the past year due to hunting and trapping across the state. According to the report released by the Department of Natural Resources, Wisconsin’s wolf population at the…