Opinion: Why the Wolf?

Canis lupus italicus, cuccioli che guardano - Photo by Antonio Iannibelli This is the question I hear most often from those who know me and are amazed that all of a sudden I am dealing with wolves. In fact, I teach English and my life has been oriented towards other goals after having searched in … Continue reading Opinion: Why the Wolf?

A Film Explores the thoughtful “Can Do” Approach Solving Serious Problems

https://vimeo.com/131528982 “Living with Carnivores: Boneyards, Bears and Wolves" is a documentary film about living with large carnivores. The story begins a decade ago in western Montana’s Blackfoot River Valley and explores how a rural agricultural community responded to the resurgence of grizzly bears and wolves. The film explores the thoughtful “can do” approach of Montana … Continue reading A Film Explores the thoughtful “Can Do” Approach Solving Serious Problems

Memories of My First Wild Wolf Sighting

With so much depressing news about wolves these last few weeks - from the relentless anti-wolf legislation in Congress, to the dreadful Montana and Wyoming wolf hunts - I so desperately need some positive wolf thoughts running through my head right now. So, I take myself back to the first time I ever saw a … Continue reading Memories of My First Wild Wolf Sighting

Changing Perceptions by Planting Seeds of Compassion

Changing the perceptions of people who have negative views of wolves begins with dialogue. If we want to change this negative to a positive perception we must open the dialogue, and engage, ask questions, and plant seeds – seeds of compassion that will grow into new perceptions of valuing the role wolves play in balancing … Continue reading Changing Perceptions by Planting Seeds of Compassion