‘Weekend with Wolves’ workshop offers insight into wolf behavior
The Timber Wolf Alliance (TWA) and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) will offer an educational “Weekend with Wolves” workshop Friday Aug. 3 through Sunday, Aug. 5. The annual workshop provides an overview of wolf biology, ecology and population survey techniques.
Held at the North Lakeland Discovery Center in Manitowish Waters, participants will get the latest wolf informationincluding discussions on new legislation on wolf hunting and trapping seasons. Presentations by state wildlife biologists, field sessions on howling surveys and radio-telemetry, and keynote presentation by John Vucetich, population biologist on Isle Royale will deepen awareness and understanding of the complex relationship between wolves and humans.
The workshop is $150 ($100 for current students, $130 for current TWA or NLDC members) and includes meals, programs and field trips with the experts, and two nights lodging in comfortable bunkhouse style cabins.
The mission of the TWA is to use education to promote and maintain a viable population of wolves in the western Great Lakes region.
For a schedule, or for more information, visit TimberWolfAlliance.org, or call (877) 543-2085. The Discovery Center is located on Cty. W 1.2 miles north of US51 in Manitowish Waters.