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Canids of Wisconsin

June 7, 2022, 10:00 am11:00 am

This presentation by Timber Wolf Alliance Coordinator Jane Weber, will cover the biology and ecology of foxes, coyotes, and wolves as an important part of a healthy ecosystem. Skulls, skins, scat replicas, and track casts will be available for comparison. Registration is required. Learn more and register here….

wolf track in the sand

Learn How to Become a Carnivore Tracker

June 28, 2022, 10:00 am11:00 am

Join Jane Weber, Timber Wolf Alliance coordinator, as she explains how to become a certified carnivore tracker with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Discussion will involve how animals move, looking for animal sign, and practice identifying tracks and scat. Registration is required and is limited to twenty-five attendees. Learn…

Timber Wolf Alliance wolf

Regional Teachers Talk About Wolves with Students

Timber Wolf Alliance Coordinator Presents

…whether there should be a state wolf hunt. Finally, students will craft a persuasive letter stating their opinion based on the facts they have learned and send it to their state legislators. The teachers have invited the Timber Wolf Alliance, the International Wolf Center in Ely, Minnesota, Andy Edwards, Wildlife…

Sigurd Olson Speeches

…series on pollution in Sports Afield by Bill Wolff, the old game warden stories by Harold Titus in Field and Stream, Harold Martin in the Saturday Evening Post, Arthur Carhart in the Atlantic Monthly, Secretary of the Interior Oscar Chapman in the last American, the editorials in Collier’s and you…

Deer exclosure-Bayfield County

Wisconsin’s Disappearing Forest

Prof Sarah Johnson researches the botanical realities of deer browse

…She also shows me the damage from flooding last year. I tell her about how I learned that the timber industry is starting to adapt by erecting large-scale exclosures to grow high-end timber. Elias explains that birds are also big losers in this story. Without the forest structure—the ground flora…

In Wildness and Wonder

…on ensuring that they are available to youth, college students, and our north woods communities. As part of this focus, we will continue and further develop well-established programs at the Institute that already affirm the value of wild nature, such as LoonWatch, the Timber Wolf Alliance, Apostle Islands School, and…

Forest Lodge Woods

Participate in the Wisconsin Conservation Congress Spring Hearing April 11–14 

Share Your Voice on Conservation Issues

Timber Wolf Alliance Share Your Voice on Conservation Issues The Wisconsin Conservation Congress (WCC) and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) will hold the WCC 2022 Spring Hearings virtually, allowing the public to submit comments via an online survey from April 11 at 7 p.m. until April 14 at…

Sigurd F. Olson Journal Entries

…the first scientific study of the timber wolf. And, as this entry suggests, he would hate almost every minute of it. A beautiful morning after a fresh snowfall. Made it out here in less than an hour and good going. Coming out I realized as I have many times that…

2019 SONWA Winning books, To Speak for the Trees and The Boy Who Grew a Forest

Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Awards Announced

…three notable books: Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver, by Jill Heinerth, The Rise of Wolf 8: Witnessing the Triumph of Yellowstone’s Underdog, by Rick McIntyre, and Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia, by Christina Thompson. In the children’s category, they awarded an honorable mention to Mario…

Sigurd Olson Letters

…guided through that region I saw what was happening. Never will I forget the day now three years ago when I worked up the Quetico River against a million feet of logs coming down from Beaverhouse, Quetico, Batchewaung and Pickerel, logs that I had seen as trees and growing timber