The Wolf Intelligencer

"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe." John Muir


Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)
Great Plains Wolf (Canis lupus nubilus)
Eastern Timber Wolf (Canis lycaon, Canis lupus lycaon)

Population Statistics [No established packs. Occasionally dispersing wolves.]

Legal Status; State protection.

US Fish and Wildlife Service (Gray Wolves in the Western Great Lakes)
Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Iowa Chapter Sierra Club

Iowa  News Resources & Publications
The Globe Gazette (Mason City, Iowa)
KCCI DesMoines (Des Moines, Iowa)
The Des Moines Register (Des Moines, Iowa)


Wolf and Wildlife News from Iowa

Journal Articles

Patterns of monarch site occupancy and dynamics in Iowa. Dinsmore SJ, Vanausdall RA, Murphy KT, Kinkead KE, Frese PW. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 2019

Habitat Associations of Migratory Waterbirds Using Restored Shallow Lakes in Iowa. Vanausdall RA, Dinsmore SJ. Waterbirds. 2019 Jun

Coarse root biomass and architecture of hybrid aspen ‘Crandon’(Populus alba L.× P. grandidenta Michx.) grown in an agroforestry system in central Iowa, USA. Headlee WL, Zalesny Jr RS, Hall RB. Journal of Sustainable Forestry. 2019 Jan

Local and landscape effects on population dynamics of birds and butterflies in Iowa. Patterson, S.S., 2016.

Restored agricultural wetlands in central Iowa: habitat quality and amphibian response. Reeves RA, Pierce CL, Smalling KL, Klaver RW, Vandever MW, Battaglin WA, Muths E. Wetlands. 2016 Feb

Predator activity related to landscape features in northern Iowa. Kuehl AK, Clark WR. The Journal of Wildlife Management. 2002 Oct

Butterfly responses to habitat edges in the highly fragmented prairies of Central Iowa. Ries L, Debinski DM. Journal of Animal Ecology. 2001 Sep


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