As Wyoming is preparing for their first wolf hunt in four years, it appears Wisconsin may soon follow suit. During a recent meeting I attended, a representative from Senator Ron Johnson’s office indicated that they now have bi-partisan support to de-list wolves from the Endangered Species Act once again. This is something the US Fish and Wildlife Service, our federally funded agency that manages wildlife species, has been advocating for years until a federal judge with no wildlife experience returned them to the Federal Endangered Species List in 2014. Time will tell whether Congress will act.
First published in Wisconsin Outdoor News on January 24, 2014. Click below to read the entire article: