Letter: Thoughts on wolf hunting
The grey wolf isn't the only dangerous beast in the forest. There's another beast that is even more dangerous. This other beast isn't as smart as the grey wolf, but what it lacks in intelligence it makes up for with unusual savagery. You probably know the beast I'm referring to: it has two legs, a gun, and a pack of dogs.
And while dogs weren't allowed during this past wolf hunt, advocates are still pushing. As a hunter, I know there are occasions for eliminating wolves. If, for example, they migrate into the human habitat and begin killing domestic animals then action must be taken.
On Monday, April 8, at 7 p.m. the Wisconsin DNR and Conservation Congress will seek public input on the use of dogs to hunt wolves. If you have feelings on the subject you should attend this hearing and vote. You don't have to sit through the entire meeting; you can just fill out the questionnaire and leave.
Editor's note: The St. Croix County DNR Spring Hearing is Monday, April 8, at 7 p.m. at St. Croix St. Croix Central High School, Commons, 1751 Broadway St., Hammond.