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WOLVES ! April 20, 2005 1:22 PM

Here you will find actions about WOLVES...  [ send green star]
 
Save WOLVES ! April 20, 2005 1:28 PM

French government recently agreed Wolves murders in the Mercantour National Park (south of France). You love wolves ? Please follow this link and sign the petition ! Thank you !



english version
http://www.loup.org/spip/article.php3?id_article=154


IMPORTANT...
about the petition for wolf in france :

when signing you must give a valid email adress
you will receive a confirmation mail
to valid your signature clik on the link (oserwise, your signature wil be rejected)

http://www.loup.org/spip/petition.php3?id_article=107&var_confirm=AhHovKuu#sp107


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Wolfcam live April 20, 2005 2:46 PM


http://www.elyminnesota.com/cams/wolfcam/index3.php  [ send green star]
 
Stop the Extermination of the Wolf in Norway May 05, 2005 5:53 AM

http://www.petitiononline.com/proact03/petition.html  [ send green star]
 
Wolves of the World Film Festival May 27, 2005 4:40 AM

http://www.wolf.org/wolves/visit/filmfestival.asp

Minnesota, May 28

2005 Wolves of the World Film Festival





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Please help french WOLVES ! May 30, 2005 2:42 PM

You love wolves ? Please follow this link and sign the petition ! Thank you !
english version http://www.loup.org/spip/article.php3?id_article=154

IMPORTANT...about the petition for wolf in france :
when signing you must give a valid email adress you will receive a confirmation mail to valid your signature clik on the link (oserwise, your signature wil be rejected)

Here is another petition you can sign, "for living wolves in france"
The signatories of this petition require, with the "Group Wolf France", the SPA (protective society of animals) and WWF-France, that the wolf remain protected by Convention from Bern.
http://www.spa.asso.fr/petitions_form.asp?petition=1
it's in french but very simple:
nom = last name
prenom = first name
adresse = adress
code postal = post code
ville = city
e-mail = e-mail
click on "envoyer" = submit

letters, emails, fax... where to send your protest
please remember to be very polite, even if you are very upset - as I am... Something like...
Sir
I urge you to stop wolves
slaughters in France, and I require that the wolf remain protected by Convention from Bern...

(prefect of police force)
Préfecture de l'Isère
Mr le Prefet Michel Bart
12 Place de Verdun
38000 Grenoble

(ministry of ecology - minister)
Ministère de l’Ecologie et du Développement Durable
Mr le Ministre Serge Lepeltier
20 avenue de Ségur
75302 Paris 07 SP
ministere@ecologie.gouv.fr

(regional direction of environnement)
DIREN Direction Régionale de l'Environnement Rhône Alpes
webdiren@rhone-alpes.ecologie.gouv.fr

(ministry for agriculture and rural business - minister)
Ministère de l'Agriculture, de l'Alimentation, de la Pêche, et des Affaires Rurales
Mr le Ministre Dominique Bussereau
78, rue de Varenne
75349 PARIS 07 SP
communication@agriculture.gouv.fr

(town hall - mayor of the village)
Mairie de St Geoire en Valdaine
Mr Le Maire Albert de Franclieu
Le Bourg
38620 SAINT GEOIRE EN VALDAINE
fax : 04 76 07 60 07

(national office of hunting and wild fauna)
ONCFS Office National de la Chasse et de la Faune Sauvage
direction@oncfs.gouv.fr

(local agriculture lobby)
Chambre d'Agriculture de l'Isère
Mr Gérard Seigle-Vatte
40 av Marcelin Berthelot
38000 GRENOBLE
fax : 04 76 33 38 83
accueil@isere.chambagri.fr  [ send green star]
 
 June 05, 2005 6:03 AM

The Wolf in France - Hermann Hesse (1907) - 1/2 5:59 AM
"Never had there been so cruelly cold and long a winter in the French mountains. For weeks the air had been clear, crisp and cold. By day the great slanting snowfields lay dull-white and endless under the glaring blue sky; by night the moon passed over them, a small, clear, angry frosty moon, and on the snow its yellowish glare turned a dull blue that seemed the very essence of coldness. The roads and trails were deserted, especially the higher ones, and the people sat lazy and grumbling in the village huts. At night the windows glowed smoky red in the blue moonlight, and before long they were dark.
It was a hard time for the animals of the region. Many of the smaller ones, and birds as well, froze to death, and their gaunt corpses fell prey to the hawks and wolves. But they too suffered cruelly from cold and hunger. There were only a few wolf families in the region, and their distress led them to band more closely together. By day they went out singly. Here and there one of them would dart through the snow, lean, hungry, and alert, as soundless and furtive as a ghost, his narrow shadow gliding beside him in the whiteness. He would turn his pointed muzzle into the wind and sniff, and from time to time let out a dry, tortured howl. But at night they would all go out together and the villages would be surrounded by their plaintive howling. Cattle and poultry were carefully shut up, and guns lay in readiness behind sturdy shutters. Only seldom were the wolves able to pounce on a dog or other small prey, and two of the pack had already been shot.
The cold went on and on. Often the wolves huddled together for warmth and lay still and brooding, listening woefully to the dead countryside around them, until one of them, tortured by hunger, suddenly jumped up with a bloodcurdling roar. Then all the others turned their muzzles toward him and trembled; and all together burst into a terrible, menacing, dismal howl.
Finally a small part of the pack decided to move. Early in the morning they left their holes, gathered together, and sniffed anxiously and excitedly at the frosty air. Then they started off at a quick, even trot. Those who were staying behind looked after them with wide glassy eyes, trotted a few steps in their wake, stopped, stood still for a moment in indecision, and went slowly back to their empty dens.
At noon the traveling party split in two. Three of the wolves turned eastward toward the Swiss Jura, the others continued southward. The three were fine strong animals, but dreadfully emaciated. Their indrawn light-colored bellies were as narrow as straps, their ribs stood out pitifully on their chests, their mouths were dry and their eyes distended and desperate. They went deep into the Jura. The second day they killed a sheep, the third a dog and a foal. On all sides the infuriated country people began to hunt them. Fear of the unaccustomed intruders spread through the towns and villages of the region. The mail sleighs went out armed, no one went from one village to another without a gun.
After such good pickings, the three wolves felt at once contented and uncertain in the strange surroundings. Becoming more foolhardy than they had ever been at home, they broke into a cow barn in broad daylight. The warm little building was filled with the bellowing of cows, the crashing of wooden bars, the thudding of hooves, and the hot, hungry breath of the wolves. But this time people stepped in. A price had been set on the wolves, and that redoubled the peasants' courage. They killed one with a gunshot through the neck, the second with an ax. The third escaped and ran until he fell half-dead in the snow. He was the youngest and most beautiful of the wolves, a proud beast, strong and graceful. For a long time he lay panting. Blood-red circles whirled before his eyes, and at times a painful, wheezing moan escaped him. A hurled ax had struck him in the back. But he recovered and managed to stand up. Only then did he see how far he had run. Far and wide there were neither people nor houses. Ahead of him lay an enormous snow-covered mountain, the Chasseral. He decided to go around it. Tortured by thirst, he took a few bites of the frozen hard snow crust.
On the other side of the mountain he spied a village. It was getting on toward nightfall. He waited in a dense clump of fir trees. Then he crept cautiously past the garden fences, following the smell of warm barns. There was no one in the street. Hungrily but fearfully, he peered between the houses. A shot rang out. He threw his head back and was about to run when a second shot came. He was hit. On one side his whitish belly was spotted with blood, which fell steadily in big drops. In spite of his wound he broke into a bounding run and managed to reach the wooded mountain. There he stopped for a moment to listen, and heard voices and steps in the distance. Terror-stricken, he looked up at the mountainside. It was steep, densely wooded, and hard to climb. But he had no choice. Panting, he made his way up the steep wall, while below him a confusion of curses, commands, and lantern lights skirted the mountain. Trembling, the wounded wolf climbed through the woods in the half-light, while slowly the brown blood trickled down his flank."  [ send green star]
 
 June 05, 2005 6:03 AM

The Wolf in France - Hermann Hesse (1907) - 2/2 6:00 AM
..."The cold had let up. The sky in the west was hazy, giving promise of snow.
At last the exhausted beast reached the top. He was at the edge of a large, slightly inclined snowfield not far from Mont Crosin, high above the village from which he had escaped. He felt no hunger, but a dull persistent pain from his wound. A low sick bark came from his drooping jaws, his heart beat heavily and painfully; the hand of death weighed on it like a heavy load. A lone fir tree with spreading branches lured him; there he sat down and stared forlornly into the snow-gray night. Half an hour passed. Then a red, strangely muted light fell on the snow. With a groan the wolf stood up and turned his beautiful head toward the light. It was the moon, which, gigantic and blood-red, had risen in the southeast and was slowly climbing higher in the misty sky. For many weeks it had not been so big and red. Sadly, the dying wolf's eyes clung to the hazy disk, and again a faint howl rattled painfully through the night.
Then came lights and steps. Peasants in thick coats, hunters and boys in fur caps and clumsy leggings came tramping through the snow. A triumphant cry went up. They had sighted the dying wolf, two shots were quickly fired. Both missed. Then they saw that he was already dying and fell upon him with sticks and clubs. He felt nothing more.
Having broken his bones, they dragged him down to Saint-Immer. They laughed, they boasted, they sang, they cursed; they were looking forward to brandy and coffee. None of them saw the beauty of the snow-covered forest, or the radiance of the high plateau, or the red moon which hovered over the Chasseral, and whose faint light shimmered on their rifle barrels, on the crystalline snow, and on the blurred eyes of the dead wolf. "  [ send green star]
 
good news June 13, 2005 8:52 AM


11 new, 11 total3 total Mike W.
Wolf hunt suspended in Isère Friday, 6:28 PM 10/6/05 5:02PM

The State Council on Friday suspended an interministerial decree passed on the 19th May which authorised shooting of a wolf in Isère.
The decree was due to expire on the 15th June. Spurred by an environmental group called ASPAS (Association for the Protection of Wild Animals), a High Court judge Marie-Domenica Hadelsteen, ruled that "the disputed decree hadn't been preceded by consultation by the National Council of Nature Conservancy" (CNPN).
The CNPN is an advisory body comprising elected officials, professionals, scientists and NGOs.
The wolf is an animal which is protected by European and French legislation with strict controls on culling.
The disputed decree had been passed by the Minister for Agriculture, Serge Lepeltier, after five overnight attacks between the 3rd and 19th May suffered by three Isère farmers. The attacks occurred on a plain near the foothills of Chartreuse, in an area hitherto unaffected by wolves. Six cows have been torn apart, five heifers and a calf.
The representative of the plaintiff said that the exceptionalconditions of the legislation were not met, with the administrationtaking the opposite view.
http://actu.voila.fr/Depeche/ext--francais--ftmms--villesregions/050610145923.dhxwndkz.html
(Courtesy of Darren Prescott from the UKwolf_trust Yahoo Group)
Mike Wagner -- Freelance Wolf Activist http://www.heartofthewolf.org [ send green star]

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 July 18, 2005 3:30 PM

French Minister Continues Violence Against Wolves! June 20, 2005 9:37 PM

French Minister Continues Violence Against Wolves!

To everyone,

Not too long after the murder of a Wolf in Isere (see http://www.heartofthewolf.org/LoupMurder.html and
http://www.heartofthewolf.org/LoupMurder2.html), the Ministry of Ecology
has decided to murder six Wolves. She also is endorsing lethal methods instead
of promoting non lethal methods as well as Predator Friendly Ranching.
You need to contact Olin to denounce this horrible decision and to prove
what she is doing is wrong.

Include these links in your letters.

http://www.heartofthewolf.org/source.html

and

http://www.heartofthewolf.org/books.html

And of course why you want to not see these Wolves killed.

To contact Olin, use this email address: ministere@ecologie.gouv.fr

Thanks for your help.

~Mike Wagner
Freelance Wolf Activist
http://www.heartofthewolf.org

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(Article contributed from Darren Prescott from UKwolf_trust Yahoo Group)

Minister attacks the wolf

Two weeks after she arrived at the Ecology Ministry, Nelly Olin has
taken the risk of restarting the "war on the wolf", to assist
shepherds.

She authorised them (within a strict framework) to shoot the predators
in defence of their flocks.

She also fixed the Alpine wolf cull quota for 2005 at six, compared to
the quota of four set last year by Serge Lepeltier.

http://www.liberation.fr/page.php?Article=305277

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anonymous  July 19, 2005 9:19 AM

THANK YOU!!  [report anonymous abuse]  [ accepted]
 
sandra July 19, 2005 2:02 PM

ras le bol de ces abbatages de loups !
pourquoi pas rédiger une petition internationale à notre gvt ?
qu'en penses tu ?
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anonymous  July 20, 2005 1:59 PM

Bonne idée! Je vais en parler à ma frangine également...  [report anonymous abuse]  [ accepted]
 
anonymous  July 20, 2005 11:56 PM

Maya: en fait Sylvie en avait déjà fait une l'année dernière, mais pour l'ours. Si tu veux on peut reprendre son modèle et la transformer pour le loup...  [report anonymous abuse]  [ accepted]
 
Races for Wolves September 14, 2005 2:01 PM

Needs signatures Sharon R. The petition is now set up! 7:27 AM Hi everybody,The petition is now set up for A 'Click to Donate' for wolves on Care2. I am afraid the petition is a bit rough as i am a newbie to this on-line so forgive me.The link is http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/310298749 Please pass this on. Thank you all for the help;it is much appreciated.  [ send green star]
 
sandra September 14, 2005 2:03 PM

ca serait super !!! il faiut qu'on ouvre un topic pour en discuter ? BISOUS !!!  [ send green star]
 
Do you love wolves? October 11, 2005 1:46 AM

Well then THESE wolves need your help!

Hunt the Rocky Mountain foothills for Timber Wolves with High Ridge Outfitters
Six day hunts
$2000.00 U.S.
http://www.highridgeoutfitters.com/hro-wolf.html
Timber Wolf hunts include:
Six day hunts
* Timber Wolf hunting in blinds over baits
* For $2000.00 U.S. per person
Includes
* Accommodation
* Meals
* Licenses
* Tags
* Six days of hunting in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains
* Transportation to and from the Edmonton International Airport
* Hunt coyotes at no additional charge
Available
* December through March
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
THAT is what is on their website ladies and gentlemen! And sadly.. We only have 830 signatures.
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/853552745
Not ONLY do you need to sign this, but you need to write to these people and let them know that what they are doing is wrong.

To email the people that offer wolf hunting as a tourist package.. the address is
e-mail: sherrid@telusplanet.net
The physical address of the "business" is :
High Ridge Outfitters
Greg and Sherri Dussome
Box 1140
Robb, Alberta. T0E 1X0
Phone: (780) 794-3724

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From Angel Wolf October 21, 2005 2:19 AM

From: Angel Wolf
To: Angel Wolf's Network
Subject: Adopt a Wolf Mountain Sanctuary wolf

Message: ADOPT A WOLF FOR THE HOLIDAYS, FOR A FRIEND OR JUST BECAUSE.... (please crosspost to all your friends and groups)

ADOPTING A WOLF IS A GREAT THING, ADOPTING A WOLF THAT YOU KNOW YOU WILL TRULY HELP IS BEYOND THAT.
THE WOLVES AT WMS ARE WOLVES YOU CAN SEE AND TOUCH IF YOU VISIT. YOU GET PICS OF THEM AND UPDATES. YOU CAN LEARN ABOUT THEIR PERSONALITIES.
PLEASE ADOPT A WOLF FROM Wolf Mountain Sanctuary...

We are non profit and get no grants, our only income is from adoptions and donations....
It takes every dime we get to feed the wolves, get vet care, pay for permits.......
Click on this link to meet the wolves of Wolf Mountain Sanctuary and if you adopt you will definitely make a difference in their lives...
http://www.wolfmountain.com/Adoptions%202004.htm

Once you get the page open, click on each picture and you can find out about each wolf. Their name, what their name means, how they came to WMS, a little about their personality and their likes and dislikes and what they mean to WMS.
We are a small organization that needs all the help we can get.

For the wolves,
Angel

www.wolfmountain.com
www.digitalsbydanna.com
(you can purchase wolf pics here that benefit WM
My email: danna@wolfmountain.com

Path to You: Angel Wolf
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 October 21, 2005 3:28 AM

From: Mike Wagner
Subject: Have European Union get Wolves protected in Turkey

It is very likely the European Union will be admitting Turkey soon.
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/04/international/europe/04turkey.html?ex=1286078400&en=c2de51c923f6ec23&ei=5089&partner=rssyahoo&emc=rss

As of late, Wolves are not treated well in Turkey.
http://www.heartofthewolf.org/TurkishWolf.html

In fact, torture and the murder of Wolves on the Turkish TV networks is the epitome of what they think of them.
As a result the European Union, if they admit Turkey needs to begin an active effort to preserve and protect the Wolves in Turkey.
Education, in addition to proliferation of non lethal Methods and Predator Friendly Ranching practices in Livestock interactions with Wolves can create hopefully a lasting peace. This is our opportunity to get peace in Turkey between Wolves and humans. A peace without violence or oppression.

Write letters now via email to the European Union. Here is the url for contacts.
http://europa.eu.int/geninfo/mailbox/inst_en.htm

Use the links and info from this url justifying the use of non lethal methods only in livestock situations.
http://www.heartofthewolf.org/source.html

Also here are links to books and various info on literature on Wolves to distribute for educational purposes.
http://www.heartofthewolf.org/WolfFAQ.htm
http://www.heartofthewolf.org/Books.htm
http://www.heartofthewolf.org/Films.htm

Thank you for your help. Oh and the inspiration from this alert came from:
http://www.wolves-unlimited.com/index_bestanden/index_brief_GB.htm

Mike Wagner -- Freelance Wolf Activist-- and Co-Host of Wolf Tracks
http://www.heartofthewolf.org http://www.care2.com/c2c/group/TRACKS
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anonymous Maya October 21, 2005 1:02 PM

The link for the Mercantour National Park petition has a very good explanation of what is happening..Merci...What is the general public feeling on wolves in France ?
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anonymous  October 23, 2005 6:40 AM

 
The Fleeting Wolf

The Wolf Trust
The Wolf Trust is a charity for the understanding of wolves. We promote a revival of the natural heritage of the Highlands of Scotland through a wolf reintroduction and population recovery.

Research on wolves (Canis lupus) began some decades ago, yet most people still only know the traditional mythical wolf. The Wolf Trust replaces the traditional wolf with the real wolf based on scientific knowledge and rational understanding.

Love or hate wolves (and other predators) we must understand and learn to live with them. Not only are they part of our natural heritage, they are a biting test for human morality and toleration for other creatures
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Reintroduction Of Wolves To Oregon April 05, 2006 7:28 AM

The Oregon Department Of Fish And Widlife has ruled they will not make steps to bring back wolves to the state. Please assist us in pushing them to take action in brining back this beautiful animal... http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/183421825?ltl=1143915108  [ send green star]
 
anonymous Aerial Hunting of Alaska’s Wolves/tirs aériens de loups en Alaska September 22, 2007 12:32 AM

Pas besoin de longs discours/no need to talk, just watch:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zr183lk-wQk

Please forward the video...
Diffusez la vidéo partout où vous pouvez SVP
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anonymous Please sign for the wolves! October 01, 2007 12:56 PM

Tout le monde peut participer.

Bush Administration Takes Aim at Wolves

A Bush Administration proposal would allow the slaughter of nearly 600 gray wolves in Greater Yellowstone and Central Idaho – while they're still on the endangered species list. Both Wyoming and Idaho are planning to use aerial gunning, as well as baiting and trapping, to exterminate wolves as early as this winter.

The comeback of northern Rocky Mountain gray wolves is America's greatest wildlife recovery story. But the Bush Administration's "License to Kill" plan could drive these wolves back to the brink of extinction. http://www.nrdcactionfund.org/campaigns/wildlife/save-endangered-gray-wolves.html

Speak Out for Wolves!

We only have a few short weeks in which to rally opposition while the Bush Administration is taking public comments on its wolf killing plan. The NRDC Action Fund aims to generate hundreds of thousands of pro-wolf Citizen Comments and persuade the Administration that the American people will not stand for the extermination of an endangered species we’ve worked so hard to protect. Send a message right now telling the administration to abandon this disastrous proposal!

Leave a message here: SVP, écrivez: http://www.nrdconline.org/campaign/Act_Now_To_Protect_Gray_WolvesII

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anonymous  October 06, 2007 2:31 AM

News from NRDC: We've only got 7 days left -- while the government is still taking public input -- to sound the alarm and spark a nationwide demand to Call Off the Guns!

http://www.nrdcactionfund.org/campaigns/wildlife/save-endangered-gray-wolves.html#



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