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TWA Wolf Awareness Week poster by Bateman

TWA Selects Artwork for 2018 Wolf Awareness Week Poster

Canadian Artist Robert Bateman Featured

The Timber Wolf Alliance has selected Sierra Evening—Mexican Wolf by Canadian artist Robert Bateman for the 2018 Wolf Awareness Week poster, to be released later this year. This is Bateman’s second time as the featured artist; his painting, New Territory, was chosen for the 2008 poster. The Mexican Wolf was…

Wolf Awareness Week 2020 Winning Poster Art by Deborah LaFogg Docherty

Wolf Awareness Week and Poster

Wolf Awareness Week and Poster October 16-22, 2022. Each year Timber Wolf Alliance celebrates Wolf Awareness Week with a poster featuring a broad theme in wolf conservation. This year we plan to celebrate Sigurd Olson and the influence he had on wolf research and wolf conservation as our theme. This…

TWA Speakers Bureau

…group. Timber Wolf Alliance Speakers Bureau Science, outreach, and education. Wolves of Wisconsin This program is more localized to Wisconsin and covers the five common misconceptions about the gray wolf in the state: there is a wolf behind every tree, they are decimating the white-tailed deer herds, they are a…

wolf track in the sand

Students Howl with Wolves

Howling with Wolves Assistant Professor of Natural Resources Erik Olson serves on the board of the Timber Wolf Alliance and has conducted and collaborated on research regarding wolf-human interactions, landscape predictors of wolf attacks on bear-hunting dogs, and how pendulum swings in wolf management lead to conflict, illegal kills, and…

Glacier National Park

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…

Gary Ferguson

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….

Mexican gray wolf movie still

Volunteer Carnivore Tracking Training and Refresher

November 5, 2022, 9:00 am3:30 pm

…the second training for the DNR Volunteer Carnivore Tracker for winter wolf counts and the training for the TWA Speakers Bureau. The Timber Wolf Alliance is a program of the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute. The Timber Wolf Alliance promotes education about wolves and use of sound science for wolf conservation….

wolf laying down

Timber Wolf Alliance Returns

After a seven-year tenure at the North Lakeland Discovery Center in Manitowish Waters, Wis., the Timber Wolf Alliance is in the process of returning north to Northland College. “We birthed this program and handed it off during a period when we couldn’t sustain it, but now it makes sense to…

From the Archives: An Alliance for Wolves

Timber Wolf Alliance. The Timber Wolf Alliance traces its origin to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ 1986 wolf recovery plan for the state. Echoing Olson’s observation about popular attitudes toward carnivores, and wolves in particular, this plan acknowledged that wolf recovery efforts would not be successful without increased education…