[Updated 12:25 p.m.] The DNR's Wolf Advisory Committee - - hand-picked by the agency to tilt heavily towards accelerating Wisconsin wolf trapping and shooting - - meets Monday to help set the upcoming season's quota, and conservationists say the process is biased away from science and transparency. A simmering issue:
Courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Here is a news release issued today raising these concerns:
Jodi Habush Sinykin, HS Law (414) 507-0004
Noting that the “committee is too heavily weighted by consumptive actions” and “needs to be balanced with conservation-minded people,” Weberg requested participation on the committee. Her request was denied by DNR in a matter of days.