Step up to Save Wolves…

By Jon Wooten The Capital Times March 13, 2018 Dear Editor: It is do or die time for wolves and the legal framework that protects them as we know it. Congress is considering multiple bills and amendments to legislation (or “riders”) that would weaken the Endangered Species Act. These pieces of legislation would have devastating […]

via Letter to the Editor: Step Up to Save Wolves — Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin


National Park Service to Re-introduce Wolves in Wisconsin!

Isle Royale is a remote wilderness island, isolated by the frigid waters of Lake Superior, and home to populations of wolves and moose. As predator and prey, their lives and deaths are linked in a drama that is timeless and historic. Their lives are historic because we have been documenting their lives for more than […]

via In the News – U.S. National Park Service will be introducing 20 to 30 wolves to Isle Royale by next year… — Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin

Sandhill Crane Covention!

Along the Central Platte River in Nebraska, there is an annual congregation of hundreds of thousands of sandhill cranes during the month of March. For about two decades or so, there has also been a single whooping crane that appears to arrive and depart with those sandhill cranes. There are various theories about why the […]

via When Is A Whooping Crane Not A Whooping Crane? — The Prairie Ecologist

Wolf Pack Family…

How the death of one wolf can effect the entire pack. Living With Wolves in a summary by Danielle Flam, Research & Program Manager, September 24, 2015, answered the important questions; Can the death of a single wolf cause the rest of the pack to fall apart? Studies show it can, depending on which wolf […]

via A wolf pack is a family that depends on each other for survival… — Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin

Saving the Forests of the Congo Basin—

The Congo basin play an important role in regulating the world climate. That is why the UN has approved a financial mechanism to curb deforestation. The countries of the Congo basin have been turning to other power for loans. Many projects have been given to partners who are not really concerned about global warming Many […]

via The difficulties of saving the Congo basin from deforestation — Chronicle

Elephant Orphanage!

I usually do more research on places that involve animals before I go, but my Sri Lankan friend said he was going to take me to an Elephant Orphanage and I really didn’t even consider that caring about the ethical treatment of animals is definitely more common in Western Culture. It never crossed my […]

via Do Not Go To Pinnwala Elephant Orphanage In Sri Lanka — 196 B e f o r e 30


The LA Times reports A Northern California man shot more than 130 hawks and other legally protected birds of prey on his land, leaving the carcasses to pile up at the foot of trees and telephone poles, wildlife officials said Wednesday. California Department of Fish and Wildlife managers believe the discovery near the rural town […]

via Largest Raptor Poaching In California History — Natural History Wanderings