Isle Royale (Michigan)

Michigan / Minnesota / Wisconsin / Illinois / Indiana / Nebraska / North Dakota / South Dakota / Iowa

Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)
Great Plains Wolf (Canis lupus nubilus)?

Ecology:  Moose (Alces alces),

Population Statistics   [2 on Isle Royale (April 2016)]

Legal Status; Endangered, federally protected. (as of December 19, 2014), National Park Service deciding about future existence of population.

Isle Royale National Park
US Fish and Wildlife Service (Gray Wolves in the Western Great Lakes)
Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Wolves & Moose of Isle Royale
Keep Michigan Wolves Protected (Lansing, Michigan)

Michigan News Resources & Publications
The Detroit News (Detroit, Michigan)
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, Michigan)
MLive (Michigan)
Great Lakes Echo (Michigan State University)
Upper Michigans Source (Negaunee, Michigan)


Journal Articles

Genetics and extinction and the exampl of Isle Royale wolves; PW Hedrick, JA Robinson, RO Peterson… – Animal …, 2018 – Wiley Online Library

Genomic signatures of extensive inbreeding in Isle Royale wolves, a population on the threshold of extinction; JA Robinson, J Räikkönen, LM Vucetich, JA Vucetich… – bioRxiv, 2018 –

[PDF] Herbivory, Climate Change, and the Future Landscape of Isle Royale National Park: Developing an Herbivory Monitoring Program to Adaptively Manage the Park’s …
J Tourville, M Lindman, C Weinstein, R Schultze… – 2018

[HTML] Dynamic colonization history in a rediscovered Isle Royale carnivore. Marten
PJ Manlick, MC Romanski, JN Pauli – Scientific reports, 2018 –

Fertilizing riparian forests: nutrient repletion across ecotones with trophic rewilding
JK Bump – … Transactions of the Royal Society B …, 2018 –

[PDF] Field philosophy: environmental learning and moral development in Isle Royale National Park; L Goralnik, MP Nelson – Environmental Education Research, 2017 – Taylor & Francis

The Odonata of Isle Royale, Michigan
J Van Buskirk – The Great Lakes Entomologist, 2017 –

[PDF] The Decline of the Isle Royale Wolf: An Analysis of the Implications of Reintroduction; J Buck, A Thibodeau – 2017 –

[PDF] Stochastic analysis of the predator–prey model with Allee effect on prey; M Jovanovic, M Krstic –