The Wolf Intelligencer

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

Monitoring, Immobilizing & Capture

SURVEY TECHNIQUES
Snow Tracking, Howling, Citizen science, VHF collars, GPS collars, POM, DNA collection, Camera Trapping, Drone Surveillance,, Telemetry and IR Cameras, Non-invasive

RESOURCES
GWR – Humane Wildlife Capture & Chemical Immobilization Training

Acoustic vs. photographic monitoring of gray wolves (Canis lupus): a methodological comparison of two passive monitoring techniques. Garland L, Crosby A, Hedley R, Boutin S, Bayne E. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 2020
(northern Alberta, Canada)

Biomedical protocols for free-ranging brown bears, wolves, wolverines and lynx. Arnemo, J.M. and Evans, A., 2017
(Norway, Scandinavia)

Monitoring gray wolf populations using multiple survey methods. Ausband DE, Rich LN, Glenn EM, Mitchell MS, Zager P, Miller DA, Waits LP, Ackerman BB, Mack CM. The Journal of Wildlife Management. 2014 Feb
(“We combined data from hunter surveys, howling and sign surveys conducted at predicted wolf rendezvous sites, and locations of radio collared wolves to model occupancy and estimate the number of gray wolf (Canis lupus) packs and individuals in Idaho during 2009 and 2010.”)

. Surveying predicted rendezvous sites to monitor gray wolf populations.Ausband DE, Mitchell MS, Doherty K, Zager P, Mack CM, Holyan J The Journal of Wildlife Management. 2010 Jul;

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