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Support Mission: WOLF’s fall tour

On October 1st the wolf bus heads East to New England for our 26th annual wolf education tour. For over 25 years we have offered an education experience with ambassador wolves to millions of people in over 30 states. We continue to be inspired with the return of wild wolves in over thirteen states. Sadly, the reality of politics has overtaken common sense, and many wolves are now being killed for fun – This was not in our plans. Continue reading

Bears, cougars, gray wolves to be protected in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD — The gray wolf, American black bear and mountain lion (cougar) will come under the protection of the Illinois Wildlife Code on Jan. 1, Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director Marc Miller announced Monday. Senate Bill 3049, signed by Gov. Pat Quinn, gives the IDNR the authority to manage these species for the protection of both wildlife and public safety. All three species were present when settlers arrived in Illinois, but were all but gone from the state by the mid-1800s. Due to improved legal protections and habitat restoration, these species are returning to some of their former range in the eastern United States. Continue reading