Tony Castañeda speaks with Melissa Smith, an Elected Delegate at the Wisconsin Conservation Congress and Executive Director at Friends of the Wisconsin Wolf. They talk about a new bill being proposed by Reps. Adam Jarchow (R-Balsam Lake), Mary Felzkowski (R-Irma), Romaine Quinn (R-Rice Lake), and Sen. Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst) that would stop game wardens from enforcing state or […]
Comedian Frandu joins Tony Castaneda and Melissa Smith for a pledge-fueled chat about Frandu’s New York-to-Madison journey into comedy. Get a taste of Frandu’s show Too Tambien, running through June 4, and find out if Tony reaches his $85k fundraising goal!
Melissa Wolf, President and Executive Director of Friends of the Wisconsin Wolf, joins Tony Castaneda to talk about coyote hunting contest in Crandon this weekend. Smith plans to observe the even and discusses the threat of endangered gray wolves being killed and the ethics of such contests.
Melissa Smith of Friends of the Wisconsin Wolf and Jon Thundercloud of the Ho-Chunk Nation discuss the Wolf and Wildlife Conservation and Coexistence Initiative Conference to be held July 15-16 at the Ho-Chunk Convention Center in Baraboo. Conference information is available from Friends of the Wisconsin Wolf.
Today, Melissa Smith of Friends of the Wisconsin Wolf stopped by the 8 O’Clock Buzz to talk about a new documentary film about what led up to Wisconsin’s wolf slaughter and the politics behind it. The film, “Political Predator,” can be viewed on YouTube and at the Friends of the Wisconsin Wolf website.
Every county in Wisconsin elects five citizens to the Conservation Congress, which advises the DNR on how to manage public lands. Dane County has just elected Melissa Smith.