Wisconsin: Wild Things: Wolf Debate Heating Up as State Eyes Management

From the Door County Pulse in Wisconsin:

Gray wolves lost protections under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) Monday, offering lethal control options to states suffering losses of livestock, pets and wildlife. But a Wisconsin hunting and trapping season will happen in 2021 only if expected legal challenges from animal-activist organizations are unsuccessful.

“We’re prepared. We’ve managed wolves before,” said Keith Warnke, administrator of the Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Division of Fish, Wildlife and Parks. “We have a robust population, and we’ll be applying the best biological and social science in an extremely transparent process.”

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