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TWA Selects Wolf Awareness Poster Art

The Timber Wolf Alliance announced it has selected the work of Diane Versteeg for its 2019 Wolf Awareness Week poster. Versteeg’s work was selected in 2004, as well. Versteeg of Spokane, Washington, has worked as an animal keeper in zoos, wildlife sanctuaries, and animal shelters for more than forty years. She started sketching in her free time in the early…  Read More

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Keynote Rolf Peterson: Wolves and America's National Parks

The Timber Wolf Alliance is bringing biologist Rolf Peterson as its keynote speaker for Wolf Awareness Week. Peterson, widely known for his field studies of wolves in Isle Royale National Park, will present “Wolves and America’s National Parks” at the Northland College Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute Friday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. Wisconsin conservationist Aldo…  Read More …  Read More

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Wolf Awareness Week Focuses on Yellowstone Wolves

Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award to be presented In honor of the twentieth anniversary of the Yellowstone Wolf Reintroduction project, the Timber Wolf Alliance at Northland College is bringing Yellowstone’s lead biologist Doug Smith and award-winning author Gary Ferguson, pictured above, as the keynote speakers for Wolf Awareness Week. “It is a great serendipity…  Read More …  Read More

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Back from the Brink of Extinction

Mexican Wolf Reintroduction and Recovery

Mexican wolves (Canis lupus baileyi) have persevered against what many might consider overwhelming odds. The 1982 recovery team saw no possibility of complete delisting of the Mexican wolf and instead established a prime objective “to conserve and ensure the survival of Canis lupus baileyi by maintaining a captive breeding population and re-establishing a viable, self-sustaining…  Read More …  Read More