Category Archives: Regional Wolves

Ecological Studies of Wolves on Isle Royale

Isle Royale – Between January 2017 and January 2018, the wolf population continued to be comprised of just two wolves on Isle Royale.  Moose abundance probably increased over the past year even though the most recent point estimate   declined  from … read more

2017-18 Wolf Count Brief

The Wisconsin 2017-18 overwinter minimum wolf count is 905-944, a 2.2% decrease from the 2016-17  minimum count of 925-956.   2017-18 results represent a modest decline in the population following 3 years of population growth,  including a 6.8% increase last year. … read more

Status review shows the red wolf remains endangered

Status review shows the red wolf remains endangered – Work continues on future management of Eastern North Carolina experimental population. DOWNLOAD PDF: Red Wolf Species Status Assessment

Mexican Wolf Decision Order

March 30, 2018 – A federal judge rejected provisions in a 2015 federal management rule that unlawfully imposed roadblocks to recovery of the endangered Mexican wolf. The rule arbitrarily limited the lobos’ population numbers, banned them from needed recovery habitat, and loosened the … read more

Spain is one of the last remaining refuges of the European wolf

To learn more about wolves in Spain go to http://lobomarley.org/ or https://defensaloboiberico. org/category/manifestacion/

Timber Wolf Alliance Technical Report 2016

The Northland College Timber Wolf Alliance recently released a technical report (pdf), surveying the opinions of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Wildlife Society regarding wolf population goals for Wisconsin. While no single goal received overwhelming support, in general, wildlife professionals … read more

2017 Michigan Wolf Conflicts

According to USDA, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, where all of the approximate 618 wolves are located, has approximately 900 working farms with about 50,000 head of cattle.  Data was obtained from Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDARD) and Michigan Department … read more

Grant money now available to Minnesota livestock owners for prevention of wolf attacks

Applications due November 24, 2017 Minnesota livestock producers can now apply for grant money to help prevent wolf attacks. The Wolf-Livestock Conflict Prevention Grants were funded by the Minnesota Legislature earlier this year. There is $120,000 available to producers this fiscal … read more

Going Coastal: Shared Evolutionary History between Coastal British Columbia and Southeast Alaska Wolves (Canis lupus)

Byron V. Weckworth, Natalie G. Dawson, Sandra L. Talbot, Melanie J. Flamme, Joseph A. Cook Many coastal species occupying the temperate rainforests of the Pacific Northwest in North America comprise endemic populations genetically and ecologically distinct from interior continental conspecifics. … read more

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