The Wisconsin DNR notes that some wolf-killing zones will be closed down a tad early so hunters don't exceed the agency's so-called "harvest" of 116.
The unluckiest wolves are those caught in foot traps, then finished off with a .22 rifle shot at close range.
Posted by James Rowen at 10:00 AM
The court has ruled that DNR staff, when they review projects that could impact Wisconsin lakes and rivers, must consider the cumulative impacts of individual projects in their decisions. "A little fill here and there may seem to be nothing to become excited about. But one fill, though comparatively inconsequential, may lead to another, and another, and before long a great body may be eaten away until it may no longer exist. Our navigable waters are a precious natural heritage, once gone, they disappear forever," wrote the Wisconsin State Supreme Court justices in their opinion resolving Hixon v. PSC.