Wolf Awareness Week October 15 – 21, 2017. In 1990, Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson signed the proclamation of Wisconsin Wolf Awareness Week, a time to celebrate these important animals, by highlighting the threats to their survival, spread the word about what you can do to help wolves stay protected, and help humans learn to live alongside them.
Come celebrate the wolf at these Wolf Awareness Week Events:
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. The Humane Society of the United States, Wolves of Douglas County Wisconsin, Foxlights International PTY LTD, Wolf Education & Research Center, and Plan B Foundation present – WORT 89.9 FM welcomes-
The Wisconsin Premiere of the award winning documentary film “Gray Area: Wolves of the Southwest”Produced by Alan Lacy
After the screening there will be a panel discussion and Q&A with:
Gray Area: Wolves of the Southwest Producer Alan Lacy; HSUS Wisconsin State Director Melissa Tedrowe; Robert Mann – Ho-Chunk Nation Elder; Foxlights Inventor & Owner Ian Whalan; Randy Jurewicz, retired WI DNR Wolf Program Administrator, and emcee Rachel Tilseth.
Tickets: $10.00 Advance/$12.00 Day Of Show. Advance tickets only available on-line at http://www.barrymorelive.com and by phone at (608) 241-8633, with $1.00 convenience charge http://www.wolvesofdouglascountywisconsin.com
For more details click HERE
Then, head north to Ashland Wisconsin for more Wolf Week events –
THE FUTURE OF WOLF MANAGEMENT: WHAT CAN YOU DO? OCTOBER 20th 7:00 PM–8:30 PM
Carter NiemeyerWolf Awareness Week Featured Speaker Carter Niemeyer
In the context of wolves becoming well-established nationwide and worldwide, Carter Niemeyer will offer thoughts about the future of wolf management initiatives and the roles that people might play in these initiatives.
Niemeyer was a state trapper and wolf management specialist for most of his career. He contributed to wolf reintroduction initiatives in Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho and has consulted internationally on wolf issues. Since his retirement in 2006, he has published two memoirs titled Wolfer and Wolf Land.
Sponsored by the Northland College Timber Wolf Alliance, this event is free and open to the public. For more details click HERE
Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute
1411 Ellis Ave.