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Adrian Wydeven

Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Plan

Timber Wolf Alliance Coordinator and wolf biologist Adrian Wydeven is helping provide input on a Mexican gray wolf recovery plan for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). He is part of a team that met near Tucson, Arizona, in December 2015 and will be meeting again in the southwest…

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Why Researchers Howl At Wolves—And Why Some Might Stop

…the gist of a technique called “elicited howling”—biologist-speak for “making noises at wolves so that they’ll howl back at you.” For decades, elicited howling has been an indispensable part of the wolf researcher’s toolkit. For entire article + video with wolf howls by TWA Coordinator Adrian Wydeven visit Atlas Obcura….

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WPR: Are High Wolf Numbers Driving Hunting Dog Attacks?

A former state wildlife biologist contends Wisconsin’s high wolf numbers may not be the driving factor behind a record 40 hunting dogs killed by wolves this bear season. Timber Wolf Alliance Coordinator Adrian Wydeven, a former wildlife biologist for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, said the state saw fewer…

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Book Review: The Real Wolf

The Journal of Wildlife Management By Adrian Wydeven, Timber Wolf Alliance Open discussions on wildlife management issues are important to the sound conservation of wildlife resources. The Real Wolf claims to attempt to dispel myths and tell the truth about wolves (mostly gray wolves [Canis lupus], but also reference to…

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Fox 11: Investigates Hunting Dogs Killed by Wolves

…are not the biggest factor that cause the high kill in hounds, said Adrian Wydeven who spent 23 years running the state’s wolf recovery program. He’s now with the Timber Wolf Alliance, a group that promotes conservation and education about wolves. Wydeven says the record wolf population is not necessarily…

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Wolf Awareness Week Focuses on Yellowstone Wolves

…“It is a great serendipity that brought these two speakers together for what promises to be a thought-provoking night, during this week devoted to appreciating and thinking about wolves and wilderness,” said Timber Wolf Alliance Coordinator Adrian Wydeven. The two-part presentation will be held Thursday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m….

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WSJ: Good stewardship is key to removing wolf from endangered list

By Adrian Wydeven, Northland College Timber Wolf Advisory Council, for the Wisconsin State Journal: CABLE—Senate Bill 602, and its companion Assembly Bill712, would be a major setback in responsible wildlife conservation and proper management of the state wolf population. The lawmakers sponsoring this legislation are misusing their role and responsibility…

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Isle Royale Wolves, Another Perspective

By Adrian Wydeven, TWA Coordinator Isle Royale National Park wolves are doing poorly. This year only two highly inbred wolves inhabit the wilderness island in Lake Superior. To determine what should be done, the National Park Service (NPS) has developed a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) and recently collected comments…

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Learn About Wolves

…herself in. Estimating the Wisconsin Wolf Population Interested in learning how the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) estimates Wisconsin’s wolf population? In this webinar, you can learn the science behind the yearly population estimates. Wildlife Biologist Adrian Wydeven will start the webinar with an overview of how population estimates…

From the Archives: An Alliance for Wolves

…chaired by Adrian Wydeven and includes representatives from the Wisconsin and Michigan Departments of Natural Resources and the Bad River and Red Cliff Bands of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, as well as wildlife biologists, environmental educators, and interested citizens, some of whom have served on the Council since its founding….