Tag Archives: Wolves

Assembly Bill to Restrict Wolf Management

A proposed Assembly Bill 712 and its companion Senate Bill 602 attempt to make substantial changes to the management of the wolf population in Wisconsin. According to the Wisconsin State Legislature website, the bill prohibits Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources from expending any funds for the management of the wolf population other than paying claims under the endangered resources program ... Read More »

Wisconsin Institute For Wildlife Hosts Colloquium on Wolf Management

The relationship between wolves and deer is hotly debated in Wisconsin.  Timothy Van Deelen, associate professor of wildlife ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, visited the College of Natural Resources at UW-Stevens Point on March 26 to lecture on wolf management. Van Deelen is an expert in deer ecology and a self-proclaimed “deer nerd.”  He has authored or contributed to ... Read More »

Professors Present Research on Ecology of Yellowstone

There were no empty seats in the Pinery Room of the Portage County Library on Feb. 10, when Drs. Eric Larsen and Susan Talarico presented Larsen’s research on trophic cascades in Yellowstone National Park. Titled “Aspen, Elk and Wolves on Yellowstone’s Northern Range,” the lecture was the latest installment of the community lecture series hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Stevens ... Read More »