articles tagged "wolves"

Tea, Wolves, Guns and Money

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 | buzz
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Each month, the Monday Buzz brings you the latest from the Center for Investigative Journalism, which has adopted the credo “Protect the Vulnerable, Expose Wrongdoings, Seek Solutions.” On Monday, November 4, 2013, CIJ’s Money in Politics project director Bill Lueders talked to Brian Standing about GOP Congressman Reid Ribble’s break with Tea Party Republicans, the money behind the state’s wolf hunt and why the state Democratic Party is falling over itself to clear the path for Mary Burke. more »

Wolves

Thursday, 4 October 2012 | Science

The gray wolf population in Wisconsin has increased significantly in recent years. In 2004 the species was removed from the state’s endangered species list. Now a controversial gray wolf hunting season is set to begin in the state. The impending hunt will be discussed with Prof. Timothy Van Deelen of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology and an expert on conservation and management of large wild mammals in the Great Lakes region, and Dr. James Tantillo, an environmental ethics and history lecturer in the Cornell University Department of Natural Resources and executive director of Orion, The Hunter’s Institute, an organization that addresses ethical issues of responsible hunting. Tune in everywhere by WEBCAST or near Madison, WI on WORT, 89.9 FM. more »

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