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$500 MINI-GRANTS ANNOUNCED

The National Wolfwatcher Coalition is proud to announce our  wolf education grant program.  We will be awarding at least two mini-grants in the amount of $500 to educators, public or private, or non-profit organizations whose mission includes wolf education.  Deadline … read more

Delisting Proposal Available for Comment – PERIOD EXTENDED TO JULY 15, 2019

Scientists oppose delisting – read more (pdf) The US Fish & Wildlife Services has proposed the delisting of gray wolves in the lower 48 United States and Mexico. Regarding how the USFWS can delist a species in Mexico, when they originally … read more

Petition to Maintain Protections for Gray Wolves (Canis lupus) in the Lower 48 States as Endangered or Threatened “Distinct Population Segments” Under the Endangered Species Act

Photo Credit: Oregon Dept of Fish & Wildlife Image of 72lb Female Minam Pack The Center for Biological Diversity and the Humane Society of the United States petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to maintain protection for gray wolves under the Endangered … read more

Most Americans support Endangered Species Act despite increasing efforts to curtail it

Political and business interests don’t appear to align with public’s view, study finds. read more

The paradoxical extinction of the most charismatic animals

An international study suggests that the popularity of tigers, lions, polar bears, wolves and others may actually contribute to the species’ downfall, in part because many people believe their iconic stature guarantees their survival. read more

Coyote Control Based on Scientific House of Cards

Complaint Seeks to End Federal Reliance on Flawed 42-Year-Old Study / Dec 20, 2017 Washington, DC — Federal strategy and funding for coyote control efforts are all rooted in one inaccurate, speculative, and outmoded 1975 study, according to a complaint filed … read more

Michigan Tech Professor John Vucetich testifies before Senate Committee

S. 1514 would weaken Endangered Species Act, strip wolves of protection By Michele Bourdieu (Originally posted at keweenawnow.blogspot.com/2017/07/michigan-tech-professor-john-vucetich.html on keweenawnow.blogspot.com) HOUGHTON — John Vucetich — Michigan Tech professor in the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science and co-director, with Michigan … read more

Study Suggests Fairness is Wired in the Genes of Canines

(Photo by Rooobert Bayer) A study — published in the journal Current Biology — found wolves trained to press a buzzer refused to participate after realizing the action resulted in a treat for their partner but nothing for themselves.  The sense is … read more

Gray Wolf Poaching Underreported in Wisconsin

Treves, A., Langenberg, J. A., López-Bao, J. V. & Rabenhorst, M. F. (2017). Gray Wolf Mortality Patterns in Wisconsin from 1979 To 2012. Journal of Mammalogy, (February 6th embargo data). Main points 1. We investigated causes of death of 937 … read more

Wolf Paw Print