White-tailed deer are bad for wildflowers & sugar maples and research shows how wolves are keeping them in check

With the resurgence of wolves in the region, smart deer are learning to keep away from areas with many of the predators, meaning that wildflowers and young maples there have a better chance of survival, according to a recent study by scientists from the University of Notre Dame and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. … Continue reading White-tailed deer are bad for wildflowers & sugar maples and research shows how wolves are keeping them in check

The call of the wild lone wolf 

On a cool autumn evening in October we drove down an unpaved-country road in search of the wild Wisconsin wolf.  It was a perfect night for a wolf howl survey. There was a full moon out that night. The night air was cool with no breeze. A perfect night to make our human-howls carry through … Continue reading The call of the wild lone wolf 

Wolves are benifical for the health of Wisconsin’s forests…

...According to a study by USDA Forest Service Research & Development: Wolf Recovery and the Future of Wisconsin's Forests: A Trophic Link Wolves were all but eradicated in Wisconsin by the late 1960s due to over hunting. In 1974 - Gray wolf listed as endangered in the lower 48 States and Mexico.  Wolves flourished under the guidance … Continue reading Wolves are benifical for the health of Wisconsin’s forests…