Last week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released the scientific peer reviews of its proposal to remove federal Endangered Species Act protections for the gray wolf across the lower 48. The five scientists were unanimous in their criticism. The experts cite substantial errors… Continue Reading “Wolf Experts Find Fault in USFW Wolf Delisting Proposal”
When: Saturday, May 11, 4 to 6 pm Where: The Red Herring, 208 East 1st Street, Duluth, MN 55802 With the national public comment period on the USFWS wolf delisting proposal ending on May 14th, we are hosting another event in Duluth, MN to gather… Continue Reading “Public Comment Signing and Art Show in Duluth, MN”
FANTASTIC NEWS IN MN: Yesterday was an epic day! The Minnesota House of Representatives voted to prohibit wolf trophy hunting in Minnesota! Congratulations and thank you to everyone who reached out to their legislators – now and in the past. We know it made a… Continue Reading “MN House votes to end wolf hunting”
We can stop wolf hunting in Minnesota. The first step is a vote by the Minnesota House of Representatives and that will happen as early as tomorrow. The wolf needs your action today to ask your state lawmaker to vote yes on a floor… Continue Reading “Epic Vote Tomorrow to Stop Wolf Hunting in MN”
Last month the Department of Interior proposed to remove Endangered Species Act protections for all wolves in the United States. Delisting puts their fate in the hands of many states who could implement hunting and trapping seasons immediately. Clearly this will be a death sentence for many… Continue Reading “UPCOMING EVENT: Wisconsin U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (Republican) is holding an open, public meeting to hear comments from Wisconsin residents on the proposed delisting.”
Please join us at Half Brothers Brewery for some painless wolf advocacy and socializing on April 27th from 1-3!
Howling For Wolves is organizing appointments with lawmakers on Wednesday, April 10 at the Capitol in St. Paul. Lawmakers need our push to remove wolf hunting from state law in Minnesota. For more information and to RSVP for Wednesday, April 10, please click here: https://forms.gle/75JZuNsFCiuxFXUi6… Continue Reading “Legislative meetings with Howling For Wolves: RSVP today for April 10”
Some urgent, good news: Today the Environment and Natural Resources Policy Committee of the Minnesota House of Representatives scheduled a hearing on a bill, House File 1327, that stops wolf hunting in Minnesota forever.
The U.S. Department of Interior has recently proposed delisting and removing federal Endangered Species Act protections for wolves, which would again allow state-organized wolf trophy hunting. We have prepared pre-written and customizable comments that are submitted directly into the regulations.gov comment site on this proposed rule.
Direct link here: http://www.startribune.com/readers-write-wolves-in-minnesota-gun-laws-ne… Protect, don’t hunt, wolves in Minnesota. Wolf trophy hunting was described as sustainable and even acceptable by Dan Stark, a specialist in large carnivores for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, in the March 13 article “Wolves again in cross hairs.” Stark… Continue Reading “Letter from HFW in the Star Tribune: “Protect, don’t hunt, wolves in Minnesota.””