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  • European Wolf OR-7? Wolf Makes 1,200-Mile Dispersal

    European Wolf OR-7? Wolf Makes 1,200-Mile Dispersal

    “Incredible journey: one wolf’s migration across Europe” reads like a great companion to the story of Wolf OR-7. A Slovenian wolf dispersed from his pack in 2011, traveled an estimated 2,000 km (roughly 1,200 miles) and crossed the Austrian Alps, and is now known to have a mate and growing pack in Italy. What can we […]
  • Reflection: Wolves in the 21st Century

    Reflection: Wolves in the 21st Century

    The Wolf OR-7 Expedition team retraced Wolf OR-7’s dispersal route from NE Oregon into California to explore the challenges facing a wolf in the 21st century. As part of the team, I walked and cycled across mountain wilderness, public rangelands and busy highways and wondered how the region has changed since my great, great grandfather […]
  • Wildlife Tracking as a Tool for Wild Peace

    Wildlife Tracking as a Tool for Wild Peace

    From our bicycles, we could see the disturbance left by the large paws of a bear on the dirt road beneath our tires. I stepped off my bike to get a closer look. The bear was walking in the same direction we were riding. Bear tracks at a glance look remarkably human, this bear’s feet […]
  • Encounter: Elissa and Lula

    Encounter: Elissa and Lula

    Elissa, a freelance writer and artist, joined us around the campfire to talk about her time volunteering at a Winter Wolf Study conducted by Doug Smith, a Senior Wildlife Biologis at Yellowstone National Park. Winter was the best time to study the Yellowstone wolves because wolves are easier to spot and follow in snow. But […]
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