Urgent: Wisconsin Greenlights 300 Wolf Killings

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PETITION UPDATE

Center for Biological Diversity

AUG 24, 2021 —

A new hunt was just approved in Wisconsin allowing the killing of 300 wolves.

We’re fighting to stop it, and you can help.Please give to theWolf Defense Fundtoday.

When a similar hunt was allowed there earlier this year, trophy hunters gunned down 218 wolves in just 72 hours. Now the war on wolves is escalating even further.

Wisconsin is becoming Exhibit A for why wolves need their federal Endangered Species Act protection restored. The state even has a law thatrequiresa wolf hunt each year.

The newly announced 300-wolf quota is more than double the number recommended by a state wildlife agency. Last winter’s slaughter annihilated at least 20% of the state’s wolf population.

Wisconsin allows hunters to use despicable techniques to kill wolves, including using dogs to hunt them down. More tags are sold to kill wolves…

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Hunter education for young ladies teaches life long lessons

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https://www.kpvi.com/news/local_news/hunter-education-for-young-ladies-teaches-life-long-lessons/article_cf13d0cc-ea6b-11eb-8f19-47968f66aebe.html

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    “The intention is to create an environment where girls feel a little more confident speaking up, less self conscious about some of the questions they have,” says Service Coordinator for the Fish and Game office in Pocatello.

    They started classes Monday for girls and ladies.

    It’s a setting Atwood says is a bit more easy going than the mixed classes.

    “Typically in a mixed class, boys end up dominating our conversations,” says Atwood.

    But Wednesday’s focus has been about what to do when you’re out in the field.

    Some participants have hunting backgrounds and still wanted to learn more.

    “When I was first coming here I was like ‘Oh this is going to be easy. I know all this stuff, I go hunting a lot,” saidShyann Schilhabel, a course participant, “But no I actually learned a lot more than…

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    Wildfire wipes out ’90 percent’ of Canadian village

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    https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/lytton-whole-town-on-fire-after-record-high-temperature/972596

    ByMary Gilbert,AccuWeather meteorologist

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    Residents of Lytton, British Columbia, raced to flee the town as a wildfire quickly approached the community, forcing a full evacuation order to be issued.

    Following almosta full week of record-breaking, deadly heat, a community at the epicenter of the worst conditions now has a new tragedy to overcome.

    The village of Lytton, located in southern British Columbia, Canada, was the hottest spot in the entire country for three consecutive days. From Sunday, June 27, to Tuesday, June 29, Lytton broke the all-time Canadian high-temperature record, with each day hotter than the last. The heat peaked on Tuesday when the temperature reached 121 F (49.6 C)

    If unprecedented heat wasn’t enough of a problem, almost a full week of extremely hot and dry conditions set the stage for another danger: wildfires.

    A…

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    ROMANIA BANS TROPHY HUNTING OF BROWN BEARS, WOLVES, LYNX AND WILD CATS

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    Romania has banned all trophy hunting of brown bears, wolves, lynx and wild cats in a surprise decision that gives Europe’s largest population of large carnivores a reprieve from its most severe and immediate threat.

    Gray Wolf & Eurasian Brown Bear Clash | Wolf (Canis lupus) &… | Flickr

    “Hunting for money was already illegal, but it was given a green light anyway,” environment minster,

    Cristiana Pasca-Palmer, told the Guardian. ‘The damages [clause in the habitats directive] acted as a cover for trophy hunting.”

    Gabriel Paun, an activist and conservationist behind a petition that collected 11,000 signatures in the weeks before the hunting ban, sees the government’s decision as a step towards a safer future

    for Europe’s wild spaces: “The Carpathian mountains are home to more biodiversity than anywhere else in Europe,

    but for too long they have been ruthlessly exploited…

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    North Korea warns US of ‘very grave situation’ over Joe Biden speech

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    https://abc7ny.com/north-korea-us-joe-biden-speech-kim-jong-un/10569269/

    ByHyung-Jin Kim Associated PressSunday, May 2, 2021 6:39AMabout:blankEMBED <>MORE VIDEOS

    President Joe Biden detailed topics including the COVID-19 pandemic, foreign policy, the American Rescue Plan and more in his first address to a joint session of Congress.SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Sunday warned the United States will face “a very grave situation” because President Joe Biden “made a big blunder” in his recent speech by calling the North a security threat and revealing his intent to maintain a hostile policy against it.

    Last week, Biden, in his first address to Congress, called North Korea and Iran’s nuclear programs “serious threats” to American and world security and said he’ll work with allies to address those problems through diplomacy and stern deterrence.
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    ‘Active and dangerous scene’: Mount Rushmore closed, 400 homes evacuated as multiple wildfires spread in South Dakota

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    Elinor Aspegren and Michael Klinski, USA TODAY NETWORK  5 hrs ago

    ‘Active and dangerous scene’: Mount Rushmore closed, 400 homes evacuated as multiple wildfires spread in South Dakota (msn.com)


    Potent cold front crashes east across U.S., with plunging temperatures…A mule led hikers to its injured owner. Now it’s missing in an Estacada…

    “Dangerous”wildfireshavespread through the area just outside Mount Rushmore on Monday, closing the monument and neighborhoods in Rapid City, South Dakota, while fire crews battle threatening high winds.a group of sheep standing on top of a grass covered field: Firefighters create a trench with axes on a hillside near Westberry Trails on Monday. The fire forced several neighborhoods in the area to be evacuated.© Siandhara Bonnet / Rapid City JournalFirefighters create a trench with axes on a hillside near Westberry Trails on Monday. The fire forced several neighborhoods in the area to be evacuated.

    One blaze, named the Schroeder Roadfire, was estimated to be under 1,000 acres, incident commander Rob Powell saidduring a news conferenceMonday afternoon. At least 400 people have been evacuated, but no injuries have been reported. About 250 firefighters…

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    CALL TO STOP NYS SQUIRREL KILLING CONTEST – SAT. FEB 27!

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    *This month, the Germantown Sportsmen’s Association in New York has planned
    a squirrel killing contest – the “Squirrel Scramble.” Whoever kills the
    most squirrels or biggest squirrel in a day, gets a prize. Wildlife killing
    contests serve no ecological or conservation purpose.

    They are not ‘hunting’ and they teach children that killing as many animals as you can
    for fun is perfectly okay. It is not okay. Please call immediately the
    number below to protest, as the contest is this Saturday , February 27th.
    If enough of us call perhaps they will feel pressured enough to suspend
    this unconscionable event. Germantown Council Office and Town Supervisor
    Robert Beaury at 518-537-6687 (press 2 for voicemail)*

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