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Wisconsin: Wolf Dragging a Trap for a Week, Killed Then Reported to WDNR, Claim? Harvested LEGALLY! More Torture in Wis! (Graph


Animals  (tags: Wolves, Wisconsin, Governer Walker, WDNR, corruption, wildlife, slaughter, killing, animals, animalrights, abuse, animalcruelty, cruelty, death, extinction, ethics, sadness, protection, humans, law )

Roxy
- 259 days ago - wiwildlifeethic.org
In light of the circumstances outlined above no enforcement action will be taken in this matter! John M. Welke ,WDNR Bureau of Law Enforcement



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Roxy H. (340)
Monday November 11, 2013, 3:36 pm
Thank you Patricia and Wisconsin Wildlife Ethics for the never ending battle to bring light to the corruption going on in this blight in Wisconsin
 

Roxy H. (340)
Monday November 11, 2013, 3:38 pm
More Odds and Ends From the Bloodsport Capital of the United States
07 Nov

As of this morning 199 wolves have been slaughtered during the state sanctioned revenge/witch hunt that began on October 15th in Wisconsin. The vast majority of these wolves have been killed through trapping. This includes one wolf that languished in a leg hold trap for a week before being killed in Marquette County.

“Over 100 lb. Killed on the farm I hunt by portage. Got caught in trap last sat. Ripped 2 2 foot stakes out of ground. 1 week later farmer was combining corn called him up said hes in the corn with the trap. 3 hours later bang”

This wolf apparently was forced to drag around a trap for a week before being executed near Portage, WI last week.

Concerned wildlife advocates made us aware of this and informed us that they also asked the Wisconsin DNR to investigate. I wouldn’t hold my breath. We have also been informed by several wildlife advocates that they filed complaints about the lack of a visible tag on many of the wolves in the various snuff pictures posted on the internet. According to the DNR’s own regulations on wolf killing this is a clear violation:

Tagging and Registration

Upon killing a wolf, the harvester must do all of the following:

1) immediately validate and attach the PELT tag to the wolf in the manner described on the tag. After skinning the wolf, the CARCASS tag shall be attached to the skinned carcass, and the PELT tag shall be left attached to the pelt.

From the Merriam-Webster Dictionary

im·me·di·ate·ly

adverb \i-ˈmē-dē-ət-lē also -ˈmē-dit-, British often -ˈmē-jit-\

: with no person or thing in between

: without any delay

Of course as expected the DNR has a different interpretation of “immediately” than the rest of the world when it comes to the wolf killers that they protect. This e-mail from a DNR warden “investigating” one of the non-tagging complaints was forwarded to us:
I am writing to inform you that the WDNR Bureau of Law Enforcement has concluded the investigation into the complaint that you filed with us on 10/20/2013 regarding Wisconsin Timber Wolves not being tagged properly. I can inform you that we have investigated and determined the following:

The wolf was harvested in a lawful manner during the open season
The wolf harvester was properly permitted and licensed.
The trapper successfully completed a trapper education class as required.
The wolf was properly registered by phone as required by law.
The photo of the wolf without a tag occurred shortly after harvest and the wolf was tagged after the photo was taken.


In light of the circumstances outlined above no enforcement action will be taken in this matter.

If you have additional information that you would like to share regarding wolf harvest violation concerns please feel free to contact me directly via email or by phone at (608)279-1960. To report violations outside of normal business hours please feel free to contact our 24 “Hotline” by phone at 1-800-847-9367, via text at TIP 411 (847411). Text: TIPWDNR [space] followed by the tip or via email at le.hotline@wisconsin.gov. The hotline is in operation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Trained staff will relay reported information to our conservation wardens. Anyone who calls the hotline or provides information can remain anonymous.

Thank you again for sharing your concerns with me and don’t hesitate to call me if I can be of further assistance

PJohn M. Welke
Commercial and Internet Enforcement Administrator
Special Operation Unit
Bureau of Law Enforcement
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
(()phone: (608) 279-1960
(()fax: (608) 266-3696
(+)e-mail: john.welke@wisconsin.gov
Website:dnr.wi.gov
Find us on Facebook:www.facebook.com/WIDNR

Funny, I didn’t see anything in the DNR’s rules that state you don’t have to tag the wolf until after posing for grinning snuff pictures and uploading them to the anti-wolf Facebook pages. The rules say IMMEDIATELY. Is anyone surprised that they won’t enforce violations concerning wolves? They refuse to take action on the numerous violations committed by bear/coyote hounders, so why should we expect anything but the same for wolves? Upon requesting clarification from this warden we were informed that these were just “technical violations” and no enforcement action would be taken. Next time you get pulled over for not having your car registered on time or having an expired drivers license see how far this argument will get you.

The above should not be a surprise to anyone considering the attitudes of some employees of the DNR. Last week a comment from a DNR employee showed up on the anti-wolf hate site on Facebook from a person that lists himself as a DNR employee. This was forwarded to to us and is in response to a story about tribal members wounding and not recovering an elk here in Wisconsin:
I hope that the governor denies everything period! Are they not their own nation? Why does the state/Feds give them anything? Why do people go to their casinos? I sure the hell don’t nor would I ever! How are they any different than any other person in this state. Sorry but they are not special! Enough is enough I don’t owe them a damn thing nor does anyone else in this great state!

I am not naming the person because complaints have been filed with the DNR regarding this comment. Past practice would make us assume that they will ignore these this as they have other inflammatory ones made by their associates. We will see. Racist comments like these should not come as a surprise to anyone that looks at the anti-wolf hate site on Facebook. These comments followed the posting of a snuff pic containing two black wolves killed in Wisconsin:
Mary Poppe WOW!!! Not only doubling up . But DOUBLING UP ON BLACKS!!!!! Congrats boys!
Sam Donner Wack em n stack em running the blacks out !
Henry Chmiel DARKIES———SWEET
Northern Wisconsin residents at their most tolerant. Surprise. No racial overtones here, wink, wink.
Wisconsin DNR and Milwaukee Bucks
In other wildlife news it seems that the Wisconsin DNR has built a cozy relationship with the National Basketball Association’s Milwaukee Bucks. From the DNR:
As fall hunting seasons get underway, many hunters have bucks on their mind and so does the Department of Natural Resources. In addition to white-tailed bucks, DNR is also focusing on the Milwaukee Bucks as the first DNR Nights game is set for Nov. 2, 2013.

Buy a discount Bucks ticket through our DNR Nights promotion and get this hat free.

Anyone holding any Wisconsin hunting or fishing license is eligible for discounted tickets on select home games at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee. In addition, each ticket purchased through the DNR Nights program will include a free regulation blaze orange Bucks winter hat.

“Hunting and fishing in Wisconsin is a time-honored tradition,” said DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp. “We are thrilled to give those license holders an added benefit they can use to spend time with their families.”

The following dates are designated DNR Nights at the BMO Harris Bradley Center:

Saturday, Nov. 2 – 7:30 p.m. vs. Toronto (opening night)
Wednesday, Nov. 6 – 7 p.m. vs. Cleveland
Saturday, Nov. 9 – 7:30 p.m. vs. Dallas
Saturday, Nov. 16 - 7:30 p.m. vs. Oklahoma City
Wednesday, Nov. 20 - 7 p.m. vs. Portland
Saturday, Nov. 23 - 7:30 p.m. vs. Charlotte

Considering that the killing cartel, “U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance,” went crazy when the Minnesota Timberwolves hosted the Minnesota based wolf advocacy group, Howling For Wolves, at one of their games their silence about the Wisconsin DNR’s cozy relationship with the Bucks is quite hypocritical. Again, does that surprise anyone?
“By giving this animal rights group a high profile platform, the Timberwolves are in fact endorsing the group to all those in attendance,” says Nick Pinizzotto, USSAF president and CEO. “It’s disappointing for such a high profile organization to allow this type of propaganda that is contrary to scientific fact”
Pot meet kettle. Funny how it is “propaganda” and should not be allowed if it doesn’t conform to their kill everything views. As with the stories above this should not surprise anyone.
Melissa Smith on WORT
Friends of the Wisconsin Wolf President, Melissa Smith, appeared on Madison’s WORT 89.9 this morning and knocked it out of the park. Great job Melissa! Please listen to the archive of this show here and click on the download of the 8 O’Clock Buzz – Thursday
DNR Quietly Advocating Poaching?
Here is an interesting tidbit from the DNR’s Trapping Regulations that I found today:

Please Contact the DNR About Incidental Take!

The sale of fur from these carcasses is used to support the trapper education program and educate new trappers. If incidental catch of a protected species occurs, please contact your local Conservation Warden or call 1-800-TIP-WDNR (1-800-847-9367) as soon as possible for instructions on how to release an animal, or if dead, how to transport it to the department. A protected species is any species for which the season is closed, there is no open season, or a person has no authority to possess.

Wow! This sure sounds like a fluffy way for the DNR to advocate poaching and illegal trap kills in order to fund their trapper sadism education program. We are going to look much closer into this program and find out how much money the DNR is making off of illegal kills.

More to come this weekend from the Bloodsport Capital of the United State
 

Roseann D. (178)
Monday November 11, 2013, 3:53 pm
Better to stick these sadist scum heads in their traps. Disgusting Bubba Burpwads.
 

GGmaSheila D. (134)
Monday November 11, 2013, 4:19 pm
Sick..So Sad. Agree, let them be chased into thses traps and see how loud they'll yell...wonder what color blood they have??
 

SJ J. (116)
Monday November 11, 2013, 4:31 pm
Not sadly, thanks Roxy
 

Patricia Raven (445)
Monday November 11, 2013, 4:48 pm
This may sound horrible but I say shoot the man. See if he likes itr.
 

Roxy H. (340)
Monday November 11, 2013, 4:50 pm
o.o holding back my giggles
 

Roxy H. (340)
Monday November 11, 2013, 4:52 pm
actually i can't LOL! go to hell walker and all the DNR! i want them all to leave.. go to texas! PLEASE!
 

Roxy H. (340)
Monday November 11, 2013, 4:52 pm
ugh, now all my comments will dissapear :(
 

Roxy H. (340)
Monday November 11, 2013, 4:53 pm
bad wolf, need better control, sigh
 

Richard S. (190)
Monday November 11, 2013, 5:12 pm
Let's hope this is presented well to the US Fish and Wildlife Services as another reason that protection of wolves CANNOT be turned over to the states. And the word "harvest" to describe murdering a wolf. Truly sickening.
 

Marie W. (64)
Monday November 11, 2013, 9:48 pm
DNR in any state murders animals.
 

Morgan F. (36)
Tuesday November 12, 2013, 4:51 am
This guy needs to be prosecuted for torture!
 

FranNOMAILPLS Darcy (213)
Tuesday November 12, 2013, 5:05 am
noted
 

Chris W. (91)
Tuesday November 12, 2013, 11:43 am
Ty for posting this Sierra! and Patricia for WiWildlifethics!
 

Shelli S. (317)
Tuesday November 12, 2013, 1:30 pm
Noted
 

norma laborie (31)
Tuesday November 12, 2013, 2:11 pm
petition signed
 

Birgit W. (140)
Tuesday November 12, 2013, 2:16 pm
Terrible.
 

Shirley H. (49)
Tuesday November 12, 2013, 2:55 pm
Beyond Horrific.
 

Christine Stewart (131)
Tuesday November 12, 2013, 3:17 pm
Boycott beef and lamb, boycott Wisconsin cheese- anything to show we are PISSED OFF at the vengeful slaughter of wolves.
 

Kate Kenner (202)
Tuesday November 12, 2013, 3:32 pm
I am not even going to read this as I am disgusted just reading the headline. I swear sometimes after seeing all the sadistic crap that goes on for animals I think I have had enough of this world. What keeps me here is my animals who need me and my daughter. IT would be selfish to leave her even though she is 26 (I was adopted-it affects me). I do what I can but today between the Surabaya concentration camp and wolves I am feeling pretty blue. I sure hope there is nothing else before I get off Care 2 tonight.
 

Ann Breeden (65)
Tuesday November 12, 2013, 4:29 pm
These are sick subhumans. I'm so sickened by them that I want to barf. So much for our new Secretary of the Interior. I've signed so many petitions to protect the wolves, mustangs and the other wildlife and it seems that its all falling on deaf ears. But then I get mad and just keep signing and voicing how I feel.
I'm boycotting Wisconsin and all the other states that aren't listening to our voices.
 

. (0)
Tuesday November 12, 2013, 8:50 pm
𝖍𝖊 𝖘𝖍𝖔𝖚𝖑𝖉 𝖍𝖆𝖛𝖊 𝖇𝖊𝖊𝖓 𝖘𝖍𝖔𝖙 𝖎𝖓𝖘𝖙𝖊𝖆𝖉 𝖔𝖋 𝖙𝖍𝖊 𝖕𝖔𝖔𝖋 𝖜𝖔𝖑𝖋 𝖉𝖆𝖒𝖓 𝖋*𝖈𝖐𝖊𝖗... 𝖙𝖍𝖆𝖓𝖐𝖘 𝖗𝖔𝖝𝖞!
 

Inge Bjorkman (131)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 1:13 am
Signed

Love
 

Ken O. (56)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 2:15 am
I am going to stop typing and just cry.
 

Ruth S. (314)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 5:56 am
Some people love to see others suffer, but when its their turn to suffer they ask for mercy, that is how heartless my race is, Shameful!
 

Roxy H. (340)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 6:06 am
Ruth, the wolf killers are a special breed, built out of vile greed of slime. They are animal abusers and thril killers. Selling furs across the globe for profit and not only wolves but ALL furs. The Wolves are being murdered in the media, but there is many animals not being seen, beavers, mink, pine martins, squirrels, fox, coyote's, this list goes on and on, even dogs and cats, that are piled up and sent out. These are not normal "humans" and they hide under the "hunter" labels and the "gun rights" label to conceal the fact they are lying scums and worthless greedy no-ones. But all the while they are filling their pockets with blood money off the backs of innocent animals!
 

Dwain La'Brooy (326)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 7:21 am
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Veronique L. (209)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 11:25 am
Noted thank you Roxy!
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Wednesday November 13, 2013, 3:03 pm
The photo makes me cry. It is beyond me how hunting is considered a sport & a right.
 

Muriel Servaege (39)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 11:28 am
Thank you, Roxy. Unfortunately, I can't sign the petition to relist wolves. (not US citizen). What is inflicted on wolves is simply unbearable. I feel really hurt.
 

Dianne D. (455)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 10:56 pm
Change the laws. This type of cruelty is not necessary. Recall or fire John Welke.
 
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