The Wolf Intelligencer




Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)
Great Lakes Boreal Wolf (Canis lupus x Canis lupus lyacon)
Eastern Timber Wolf (Canis lycaon, Canis lupus lycaon)

Population Statistics   nearly 900; in 222 packs (2016), 905 – 944: in 238 packs  (2017-2018), 914 – 978;  in 243 packs (2018-2019)

Legal Status; protected under Endangered Species Act (September 2014)

US Fish and Wildlife Service (Gray Wolves in the Western Great Lakes)
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Canid Howl Program

University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Carnivore Coexistence Laboratory
Ma’iingan Relationship Plan

Timber Wolf Information Network (Wisconsin)
Friends of The Wisconsin Wolf & Wildlife
International Wolf Center – Wisconsin
The Nature Conservancy – Wisconsin
Aldo Leopold Foundation
Cedar Lakes Conservation Foundation
Sierra Club – Wisconsin John Muir Chapter

Wisconsin News Resources & Publications
On Wisconsin (UW – Madison, Wisconsin)
The Cap Times (Madison, Wisconsin)
Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, Wisconsin)
Wisc News (Baraboo, Beaver Dam, Portage, Wisconsin)
WIFC (Wausau, Wisconsin)
Wisconsin Public Radio (Wisconsin)
Journal Sentinel (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)


Wolf and Wildlife News from Wisconsin

Journal Articles

Preliminary Estimate of Impact of Impact of Recommended DNR Quota on WI Wolf Population. Treves, A., 2021.

Liberalizing the killing of endangered wolves was associated with more disappearances of collared individuals in Wisconsin, USA. Santiago-Ávila FJ, Chappell RJ, Treves A. Scientific Reports. 2020 Aug

Keepers of the Wolves. Martin ME. Journal of Mammalogy. 2020 Mar

Deer, wolves, and people: costs, benefits and challenges of living together. Martin JL, Chamaillé‐Jammes S, Waller DM. Biological Reviews. 2020 Feb

A landscape of overlapping risks for wolf-human conflict in Wisconsin, USA. Olson ER, Van Deelen TR, Wydeven AP, Ruid DB, MacFarland DM, Ventura SJ. Journal of Environmental Management. 2019 Oct

Compensatory mortality in a recovering top carnivore: wolves in Wisconsin, USA (1979–2013)
JL Stenglein, AP Wydeven, TR Van Deelen – Oecologia, 2018

Risk map for wolf threats to livestock still predictive 5 years after construction. Treves A, Rabenhorst MF. PloS one. 2017 Jun

HTML] Blood may buy goodwill: no evidence for a positive relationship between legal culling and poaching in Wisconsin
A Stien – Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological …, 2017

Gray wolf mortality patterns in Wisconsin from 1979 to 2012
A Treves, JA Langenberg, JV López-Bao… – Journal of …, 2017

Changes in attitudes toward wolves before and after an inaugural public hunting and trapping season: early evidence from Wisconsin’s wolf range
J Hogberg, A Treves, B Shaw… – Environmental …, 2016

Estimating the Age of Male Gray Wolves (Canis lupus) Using Baculum Measurements
LR Walleser, SM Crimmins… – The Canadian Field …, 2016

Pendulum swings in wolf management led to conflict, illegal kills, and a legislated wolf hunt
ER Olson, JL Stenglein, V Shelley… – Conservation …, 2015

Wisconsin wolf management: a cauldron of controversy
LD Mech – Conflicts in Conservation: Navigating Towards …, 2015

Tolerance of wolves in Wisconsin: a mixed-methods examination of policy effects on attitudes and behavioral inclinations
C Browne-Nuñez, A Treves, D MacFarland… – Biological …, 2015

Mortality patterns and detection bias from carcass data: an example from wolf recovery in Wisconsin
JL Stenglein, TR Van Deelen… – The Journal of …, 2015

Wolves, lone and pack: Ojibwe treaty rights and the Wisconsin wolf hunt. Sanders JD. Wis. L. REv.. 2013

Hunters as stewards of wolves in Wisconsin and the Northern Rocky Mountains, USA. Treves A, Martin KA. Society & Natural Resources. 2011 Sep

The price of tolerance: wolf damage payments after recovery. Treves A, Jurewicz RL, Naughton-Treves L, Wilcove DS. Biodiversity and Conservation. 2009 Dec

Paying for tolerance: rural citizens’ attitudes toward wolf depredation and compensation. NAUGHTON‐TREVES LI, Grossberg R, Treves A. Conservation biology. 2003 Dec

Death of gray wolves, canis lupus, in porcupine erethizon dorsatum, dens in wisconsin. Wydeven AP, Boles SR, Schultz RN, Doolittle T. The Canadian Field-Naturalist. 2003

Road density as a factor in habitat selection by wolves and other carnivores in the Great Lakes Region
BE Kohn, R Thiel, JL Hansen – Carnivore Conservation in …, 2001

Travel, range, and food habits of timber wolves in Wisconsin. Thompson DQ. Journal of Mammalogy. 1952 Nov



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