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Wolf Conservation Planning and Resource Bank Documents Created

Photo by Tristan Alder The National Wolfwatcher Coalition is proud to be one of five conservation groups that crafted The Wolf Conservation Planning and Resource Bank documents. The other groups included, Endangered Species Coalition, Humane Society of the United States, … read more

2021 National Wolfwatcher Wolf Education Grants

Photo credit: Voyageurs Wolf Project Recipient of 2020 Mini- Grant Applications Due Friday, September 3, 2021 Will be awarded during Wolf Awareness Week (10/17-10/23) Grant FAQs WHO? Educators, public or private, or non-profit organizations whose mission includes wolf education and/or … read more

Natural re-colonization and admixture of wolves (Canis lupus) in the US Pacific Northwest: challenges for the protection and management of rare and endangered taxa

Admixture resulting from natural dispersal processes can potentially generate novel phenotypic variation that may facilitate persistence in changing environments or result in the loss of population-specific adaptations. Yet, under the US Endangered Species Act, policy is limited for management of … read more

The February 2021 Wisconsin Wolf Hunt: A Preliminary Assessment

Wisconsin held a February wolf hunt. It wasn’t a hunt, it was a slaughter. The Wisconsin DNR hid behind the shield of the lawsuit and the agency continues to hide behind Act 169 which mandates a wolf hunting/trapping season, including … read more

Wildlife Comeback in Europe

The study found that the numbers of carnivores have either remained steady or greatly increased in European countries. In some cases the animals have recovered robust populations that were extinct at some point between 1950 and 1970.   https://wildlife.org/large-carnivores-make-a-voracious-comeback-in-europe With biodiversity … read more

The facts about wolves in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

There is no scientific or biological justification to hunt or trap wolves for sport. In 2016, legislators ignored scientific evidence and the will of Michigan voters to pass a law authorizing a trophy hunting and commercial trapping season on our … read more

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