We must end Alberta’s persecution of wolves

Killing wolves for "sport"

The Huffington Post

Posted: 09/03/2015

By Chris Genovali and Sadie Parr

Wolf Awareness has erected a double-sided billboard along Alberta’s Highway 2 between Calgary and Red Deer alerting visitors and residents alike to the province’s misguided war on grey wolves. The billboard highlights the dire situation wolves are facing and heightens awareness about preserving this ecologically influential species as an important part of Alberta’s intact environments.

Grey wolves in Alberta are exposed to lethal threats from every angle, including aerial gunning from helicopters, choking neck-snares, and poison-baits that lure wolves and many other species to their excruciating deaths. Alberta’s liberal hunting and trapping regulations, as well as unregulated private bounties, assure that the devastation of wolf families occurs nearly year-round…

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