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Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)

Northwestern Gray Wolf
(Canis lupus occidentalis)
British Columbia wolf (Canis lupus columbianus)
Vancouver Island Wolf (Canis lupus crassodon)

Population Statistics [“Best estimate” is there are 8,500 wolves in B.C., but concedes the true number could range as low as 5,300 or as high as 11,600″]refer

Legal Status; Game species throughout.

Resources
British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Organizations
Raincoast Conservation Foundation
Pacific Wild (Denny Island BC, Canada)
Wilderness Committee (Vancouver, BC)

British Columbia / Canadian News Resources & Publications
CBC News British Columbia (BC Canada)
Vancouver Sun (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
HUFF POST Canada (Canada)
National Observer (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
Times Colonist (Victoria, BC, Canada)

LATEST BRITISH COLUMBIA NEWS
LATEST CANADIAN NEWS

Journal Articles

[HTML] Proactive conservation of high-value habitat for woodland caribou and grizzly bears in the boreal zone of British Columbia, Canada
N Suzuki, KL Parker – Biological Conservation, 2019 – Elsevier

Vegetation and prescribed fire: Implications for stone’s sheep and elk
KL Sittler, KL Parker… – The Journal of Wildlife …, 2019 – Wiley Online Library

Staqeya: the lone wolf at the edge of its ecological niche; Dylan Collins, Cheryl Alexander, Chris T. Darimont; The Ecological Society of America, 10 September 2018

[PDF] Experimental moose reduction lowers wolf density and stops decline of endangered caribou; R Serrouya, BN McLellan, H van Oort, G Mowat… – PeerJ Preprints, 29 August 2017

[HTML] Population genetic structure of gray wolves (Canis lupus) in a marine archipelago suggests island-mainland differentiation consistent with dietary niche
AV Stronen, EL Navid, MS Quinn… – BMC …, 2014 – bmcecol.biomedcentral.com

[PDF] … distribution and movement ecology of wolves (Canis lupus) and woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) in the South Peace region of British Columbia
E Williamson-Ehlers – 2012 – core.ac.uk

[HTML] Going coastal: shared evolutionary history between coastal British Columbia and Southeast Alaska wolves (Canis lupus); BV Weckworth, NG Dawson, SL Talbot, MJ Flamme… – PLoS …, 2011 – journals.plos.org

Ecological factors drive differentiation in wolves from British Columbia; V Muñoz‐Fuentes, CT Darimont… – Journal of …, 2009 – Wiley Online Library

Management and challenges of the mountain pine beetle infestation in British Columbia
C Ritchie – Alces: A Journal Devoted to the Biology and …, 2008 – alcesjournal.org

[HTML] Spawning salmon disrupt trophic coupling between wolves and ungulate prey in coastal British Columbia; CT Darimont, PC Paquet, TE Reimchen – BMC ecology, 2008 – bmcecol.biomedcentral.com

Early ontogenetic diet in gray wolves, Canis lupus, of coastal British Columbia; HM Bryan, CT Darimont… – The Canadian Field …, 2006 – canadianfieldnaturalist.ca

Predators in natural fragments: foraging ecology of wolves in British Columbia’s central and north coast archipelago; CT Darimont, MHH Price, NN Winchester… – Journal of …, 2004 – Wiley Online Library

Foraging behaviour by gray wolves on salmon streams in coastal British Columbia
CT Darimont, TE Reimchen… – Canadian Journal of …, 2003 – NRC Research Press

[PDF] Gray wolves, Canis lupus, of British Columbia’s Central and North Coast: distribution and conservation assessment;  CT Darimont, PC Paquet – Canadian Field Naturalist, 2002 – raincoast.org

The gray wolves (Canis lupus) of British Columbia’s coastal rainforests; CT Darimont, PC Paquet – 2001 – animalstudiesrepository.org

Wolf predation in a multiple-ungulate system in northern British Columbia; AT Bergerud, JP Elliott – Canadian Journal of Zoology, 1998 – NRC Research Press

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