Promoting wolf conservation since 1999

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Did You Know?

Wolves are not known for their speed but they can achieve top speed around 35mph in short bursts in pursuit of prey. Wolves do have great endurance. They can travel very long distances at a lope around 5mph.



» Why the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation is Problematic for Modern Wildlife Management, (M. Nils Peterson & Michael Paul Nelson), Human Dimensions of Wildlife 2016

» Predator control should not be a shot in the dark, (Treves et al), The Ecological Society of America 2016

» Questionable policy for large carnivore hunting, (Creel et al.), 2015

» When shooting a coyote kills a wolf: Mistaken identity or misguided management?, (Newsome, Bruskotter, and Ripple), 2015

» Congress’s attacks on science-based rules, (Rosenberg et al), 2015

» Challenge the abuse of science setting in policy, (Rosenberg et al), 2015

» Gray Wolf Conservation at a Crossroads, (Treves, Bruskotter), 2011



» Why do wolves eat livestock? - Factors influencing wolf diet in northern Italy, (Imbert et al), Biological Conservation 2016


Public Trust:

» Informed opinion: Conserving the future is a matter of public trust (Treves) 2016

» in press. Predators and the public trust (Treves et al) 2014

» The Public Trust Doctrine - Implications for Wildlife Management and Conservation in the United States and Canada, (Batcheller et al), Technical Review 2010


Human Tolerance:

» Blood does not buy goodwill: allowing culling increases poaching of a large carnivore, (Chapron, Treves), 2016

» Changes in attitudes toward wolves before and after an inaugural public hunting and trapping season: early evidence from Wisconsin’s wolf range, (Hogberg, Treves, Shaw, Naughton-Trevea), 2015

» Pendulum Swings in Wolf Management Led to Conflict, Illegal Kills, and a Legislated Wolf Hunt, (Olsen et al), 2014

» Tolerance for Predatory Wildlife, (Treves, Bruskotter), 2014