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Wolf Status Reports

…Canadian Endangered Species Act. Eastern wolves were designated as threatened by the Province of Ontario in June 2016. Canada: 50,000-60,000 gray wolves, 500 eastern wolf adults Past Stats: Canada: 50,000-60,000 gray wolves and 236+ eastern wolves Alaska Pacific West Northern Rocky Mountains Southwest Southeast Western Great Lakes Northeast Canada Related…

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Back from the Brink of Extinction

Mexican Wolf Reintroduction and Recovery

…Mexico and the United States. Related: Wolf Awareness Week events Mexican wolves are the southernmost subspecies of gray wolves (historically occupying mountainous areas of central to southern Arizona and New Mexico, western Texas, and Mexico) and their story of persecution mirrors that of many other predators in the United States….

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Wolf Conservation in America’s National Parks

…important role in preserving native wildlife, including wolves. Like many things, the principles and practices of managing wolves in our national parks have evolved with changes in human attitudes. The Era of Misunderstanding Wolves have not always fared well in America’s national parks. In the 1800s and early 1900s gray

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Learn About Wolves

…terrain, or in the case of the Mexican gray wolves which can thrive in desert and brush in the southwest. Suitable habitat must have sufficient access to prey, protection from excessive persecution, and areas for denning and taking shelter. Wolves spend about eight to ten hours every day moving through…

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Doug Smith: Lessons from Yellowstone

…too. The coyote population was greatly reduced. Not surprisingly, the elk population exploded. Attitudes slowly changed and legislation followed requiring restoration of rare plants and animals. In the west, in the 1980s, wolves had dispersed from Canada to northwest Montana, setting the stage for that area. But what about areas…

Timber Wolf Alliance Coordinator Jordyn O'Gara

O’Gara ’18 Named Timber Wolf Alliance Coordinator

Wolf Awareness Week Events October 23, 25, 26

…what you can do to help wolves stay protected, and helping humans learn to live alongside them. Schedule of Events All events start at 7 p.m. at the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute Tuesday, October 23 Film: Gray Area: Wolves of the Southwest Thursday, October 25 Panel Discussion: Wolf Management and…

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Howling with Wolves

…projects which is expanding my experiences even further. Kassandra Arts, Senior Biology/Natural Resources What about wolves interests you? The efficiency of monitoring techniques, pack dynamics, and predator prey interactions are the things that interest me the most about wolves. What has surprised you? Learning about the areas where wolves are…

Adrian Wydeven

Wolf Biologist Adrian Wydeven to Head Timber Wolf Alliance

…and the issues around wolves are more complex,” Wydeven said. “I look forward to helping TWA continue to be a leader in promoting science-based conservation, sound management, and public education about wolves.” Wydeven previously was senior editor of “Recovery of Gray Wolves in the Great Lakes Region of the United…

Sigurd Olson Speeches

…a story as simply or as powerfully as a picture and the old saying that a picture is worth a thousand words is certainly true. Last year, the Quetico-Superior Committee made the documentary film, “Wilderness Canoe Country,” to tell the story of the many battles to save this area from…

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Tug of War Over Wolves

…losers,” as wolf management authority swings from state to federal control. In reality, Olson says, “It may actually be a lose-lose situation.” According to Olson, their research suggests that inconsistency in wolf management “may not be good for wolves or local people living with wolves.” Meaningful management for wolves and…