Canadian Wolves Released at Isle Royale – Isle Royale National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

HOUGHTON, MICH- During a narrow weather window between storms last week, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (OMNRF) successfully transferred four wolves to Isle Royale National Park. Earlier this winter, severe weather on both sides of the border hampered the ability to capture and transfer wolves. However, NPS staff worked diligently with ONMRF and …

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Wolf Departs Isle Royale on Ice Bridge – Keweenaw Report

HOUGHTON, MICH- Immediately following the end of the government shutdown, National Park Service (NPS) personnel went to Isle Royale to prepare for a potential translocation of wolves from Canada and the 61st annual wolf/moose population monitoring. The extreme cold and weather conditions prevented any successful translocation of wolves from Ontario last week. Source: Wolf Departs …

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Grant allows Isle Royale wolf transplant to advance | Duluth News Tribune

Six wolves from Ontario’s Michipicoten Island in Lake Superior will be moved to Isle Royale in coming days thanks to a grant intended to “shutdown proof” the National Park Service effort from future federal budget woes.The $50,000 grant from the National Parks of Lake Superior Foundation allowed wildlife agencies from both sides of the border …

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Government shutdown threatens wolf and moose winter survey on Michigan’s Isle Royale | mlive.com

ISLE ROYALE, MI – Just months after the National Park Service started a relocation program to trap and transport new wolves to Michigan’s remote Isle Royale in hopes of boosting the dwindling pack, a winter survey that will give researchers their first peek at how the new wolves are fitting into their new home might …

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Tracking collars on new Isle Royale wolves show there is 1 spot they won’t go | MLive.com

ISLE ROYALE, MI – In the last couple months, the new wolves transplanted onto Michigan’s remote Isle Royale have had a lot of privacy to explore their new home. The 206-square-mile national park is closed to visitors for the season, and the researchers behind the effort to boost the island’s dwindling wolf population are giving …

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Wolf Relocation Update – Isle Royale National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

HOUGHTON, MICH– The National Park Service (NPS) has been monitoring the wolves that were captured in Minnesota earlier this fall and transported to Isle Royale as part of a multi-year project to restore predation in the remote park. Sixteen different wolves were captured on the Grand Portage Chippewa reservation. Seven of those wolves were collared …

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Wolves restoration moves a step closer on Isle Royale | Star Tribune

The last two surviving wolves on Isle Royale might soon get 20 to 30 new neighbors, after the National Park Service advanced a wolf reintroduction plan Friday for the wilderness island on Lake Superior.In an effort to intervene in the drastic imbalance between the island’s predator wolves and a booming population of vegetation-chomping moose prey, …

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