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Join us for these wolf workshops to learn more about these amazing mammals.

Wolf Ecology & Conservation

August 11-13, 2017

Join Timber Wolf Alliance Coordinator Adrian Wydeven and others from TWA for a weekend with wolves. Learn about wolf ecology, wolf monitoring techniques, and the latest wolf issues from biologists and educators immersed in this field. Time will be spent in the classroom and in the field surveying wolf pack territories. Assist with wolf howling surveys and learn techniques in wolf tracking and radio telemetry.

This workshop meets the ecology qualifications for both DNR Volunteer Carnivore Tracker for winter wolf counts, and the training for TWA Speakers Bureau. This workshop is designed for any one with an interest in wolves and experiencing them in the wild. Workshop fees include meals, bunkhouse accommodations, and all workshop materials. Register now.

Cost: $125
Commuter Cost: $99 (includes all meals; no lodging)
For credit: $400 includes 1-credit
Duration: 7 pm Friday – 1 pm Sunday; 2 nights
Location: Forest Lodge; Cable, WI
Program: wolf ecology, training, monitoring techniques, conservation biology
Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
Meal options: vegetarian & gluten free; specify at registration for dietary concerns
Lodging: at Forest Lodge

Wolf Ecology Workshop*

October 21, 2017

This workshop, instructed by Northland College Professor Dr. Erik Olson, Timber Wolf Alliance Coordinator Adrian Wydeven, and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Technician Sarah Boles covers the basics of wolf ecology and management, including natural history, identification, monitoring techniques, wolf-human conflicts, predator-prey ecology, and wolf management. Register now.

Cost: $25 (no lodging)
Duration: 9 am – 3 pm Saturday
Location: Northland College Larson-Juhl Center for Science, room 169
Meals: 1 lunch in Northland cafeteria
Meal options: vegetarian & gluten free; specify at registration for dietary concerns

Volunteer Carnivore Track-Training & Refresher Class*

November 4, 2017

This workshop, instructed by Timber Wolf Alliance Coordinator Adrian Wydeven and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Technician Sarah Boles, teaches the basics of tracking medium to large size carnivores in Wisconsin, including track identification, gait patterns, and conducting snow track survey. Register now.

Cost: $25 (no lodging)
Duration: 9 am – 3 pm Saturday
Location: Northland College Larson-Juhl Center for Science, room 169
Meals: 1 lunch in Northland cafeteria
Meal options: vegetarian & gluten free; specify at registration for dietary concerns

*Both workshops are necessary to earn the Volunteer Carnivore Tracking certificate.