People & Wolves Talk Show will be interviewing Voyageurs’ Wolf Project Lead “Thomas Gable”

Learn all about the Voyageurs Wolf Project’s latest news & research. Host: Alexander Vaeth, Producer: Rachel Tilseth. Air Date: Thursday August 5, 2021 Time: 06:00 PM CST. Streaming on: YouTube People & Wolves Talk Show Channel https://youtu.be/4U8TDcuyKzE and Talk Show di persone e lupi —Lupi Italiani Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/TalkShowdipersoneelupiitaliani/ https://youtu.be/SlD_EkCj3jY The Voyageurs Wolf Project is … Continue reading People & Wolves Talk Show will be interviewing Voyageurs’ Wolf Project Lead “Thomas Gable”

Voyageurs Wolf Project: A large litter of pups doesn’t necessarily translate into more wolves in that pack come winter.

https://youtu.be/JeHTiP4lry4 The latest from http://www.voyageurswolfproject.org the Half-Moon Pack had the largest litter of any pack this year with 8 pups. The largest litter we have ever documented was 9 pups so this was pretty close to the record! A large litter of pups does not necessarily translate into more wolves in that pack come winter. … Continue reading Voyageurs Wolf Project: A large litter of pups doesn’t necessarily translate into more wolves in that pack come winter.

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

Latest Research from Voyageurs Wolf Project: Can wolves change rivers?

The Voyageurs Wolf Project is focused on understanding the summer ecology of wolves in and around Voyageurs National Park in the iconic Northwoods border region of Minnesota, USA. https://youtu.be/FatA7flPeL4 Wolf attacks on beavers are altering the very landscape of a national park By Ben GoldfarbNov. 13, 2020 Science Magazine The alpha male of the Cranberry … Continue reading Latest Research from Voyageurs Wolf Project: Can wolves change rivers?

The Voyageurs Wolf Project: Ecology of Summer Wolves in Northern Minnesota

https://youtu.be/BohBf5xMqww Some of the first howls from a pup of the Wiyapka Lake Pack in early May 2019. The pack had a total of 5 pups in 2019, and the pups were about 1 month old when this video was recorded. http://www.voyageurswolfproject.org The Voyageurs Wolf Project is focused on understanding the summer ecology of wolves … Continue reading The Voyageurs Wolf Project: Ecology of Summer Wolves in Northern Minnesota

Wolves support each other in times of danger: Triangle saves his sister

The following account is from Kira Cassidy a research associate with the Yellowstone Wolf Project. We called him Triangle, for the shape of the white blaze on his chest. Born into the last litter of the Druid Peak pack—he was smaller than his brothers, and even one of his sisters. One cold morning in 2009 … Continue reading Wolves support each other in times of danger: Triangle saves his sister

Action Alert: Contact Wisconsin’s DNR Bear Advisory Committee Concerning the Baiting of Black Bears…

...The Following research concerning the baiting of black bears: Consumption of intentional food subsidies by a hunted carnivore revealed some very startling results.  Researchers  found that; humans are influencing the ecosystem not only through top-down forces via hunting, but also through bottom-up forces by subsidizing the food base.  In July 2017 I wrote about the new Bear baiting … Continue reading Action Alert: Contact Wisconsin’s DNR Bear Advisory Committee Concerning the Baiting of Black Bears…

Researcher found that nearly one-third of the diet of the wolves studied consisted of dump sites on nearby farms…

Dumping cattle carcasses is illegal in Michigan and Wisconsin. You don't have to be a rocket scientist to figure out that leaving carcasses in the woods, especially in wolf range, will attract wild carnivores. It's just plain and simple common sense practice to dispose of livestock properly. Properly disposing of dead livestock also helps prevent … Continue reading Researcher found that nearly one-third of the diet of the wolves studied consisted of dump sites on nearby farms…

Sarcoptic mange, present in one of 10 known packs in Yellowstone as of 2015

Source: Effects of Sarcoptic Mange on Gray Wolves in Yellowstone National Park. And Yellowstone Wolf: Project Citizen Science Recent research The dynamics and impacts of sarcoptic mange on Yellowstone's wolves Research contact: Emily Almberg Project background Sarcoptes scabiei, the mite that causes the skin infection known as sarcoptic mange, was introduced to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem as a … Continue reading Sarcoptic mange, present in one of 10 known packs in Yellowstone as of 2015