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Timber Wolf Alliance

Wisconsin Wolf Folklore Pup Development Wolf Ecology, & Management Wolf Communication Canids of Wisconsin Timber Wolf Alliance Science, outreach and education. In 1990, Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson signed the proclamation of Wisconsin Wolf Awareness Week, a time to celebrate these important animals, by highlighting the threats to their survival, spread…

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TWA Responds to State Bill 602/AB712

…because it would fail to demonstrate that Wisconsin is prepared to assume stewardship of the wolf population. In addition, Wisconsin’s U.S. senators and many of our representatives have already expressed public support for delisting. Research conducted by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources demonstrated that citizens of Wisconsin support a…

TWA Speakers Bureau

…wolf ecology workshop; reach out to find out when the next one will be! The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources also offers these workshops at no cost. Learn more. Additional Resources TWA Wisconsin Presentation TWA Michigan Presentation TWA Wolf Activities Program Topics Program Registration Become a Speaker Current Speakers Speakers…

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Wolf Biologist Adrian Wydeven to Head Timber Wolf Alliance

…Wolf Center magazine later this fall. Wydeven says he hopes to raise the prominence of TWA in promoting good science regarding wolves and sound conservation practices. “TWA has always had strong working relationships with both the Wisconsin and Michigan DNRs,” he said. “I hope to continue those relationships and to…

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Timber Wolf Alliance Returns

…bring it back,” said Assistant Professor of Natural Resources Erik Olson, who sits on the TWA board and will provide faculty support to the programs. Northland College started TWA in 1987 as a way to educate citizens about the wolf recovery plan in Wisconsin. In 2008, the Discovery Center offered…

Wolf Awareness Week 2020 Winning Poster Art by Deborah LaFogg Docherty

Wolf Awareness Week & Poster

…and address on the back of the poster Name on the TWA webpage For a pledge of $600 you receive: 600 posters Logo placed prominently on the front of the poster Name and address on the back of the poster Name on the TWA webpage For a pledge of $150…

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WPT: Frequent Changes in Management Policy Escalate Wolf Debate

‘University Place’: Rapid Changes in Wolf Policy Only Heat Up the Conflict By Scott Gordon, Wiscontext For Erik Olson, an assistant professor of natural resources at Northland College in Ashland, the biggest weakness in Wisconsin’s policy toward wolves hasn’t been any one particular policy decision. Rather, he asserted in an…

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Tug of War Over Wolves

Research reveals pendulum swings have negative impacts Assistant Professor of Natural Resources Erik Olson grew up in northern Wisconsin hunting, fishing, and hanging out at his family’s sugarbush. He paddled rivers, hiked trails, and watched the night sky. “That’s why I’m in this field, my strong love of the outdoors,”…

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Learn About Wolves

…During the same time there were over 50 cases of black bears killing people, and annually dogs kill 30 people and cows kill 22 people. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_fatal_bear_attacks_in_North_America#2010s https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fatal_dog_attacks_in_the_United_States Wolves were reintroduced by people to Wisconsin & Michigan. False. Wolf populations grew in Minnesota and started to colonize in Wisconsin and spread…

Timber Wolf Alliance Coordinator Jordyn O'Gara

O’Gara ’18 Named Timber Wolf Alliance Coordinator

Wolf Awareness Week Events October 23, 25, 26

…June as a fellow at the Timber Wolf Alliance and worked this past summer educating the public about Wisconsin’s gray wolves. Last month, the Timber Wolf Alliance Advisory Board voted to have her continue as the part-time coordinator. O’Gara also works as a veterinarian assistant in Washburn. As a student,…