Upcoming Lectures & Webinars

Status of the Adult Moose Mortality Project
February 16, 2016, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Speaker: Dawn Plattner
Location: International Wolf Center Auditorium
Program Rate: $5 Non-members, Members & Students FREE
Live Broadcast is not available for this program.

Dawn Plattner currently works for the Minnesota DNR’s Wildlife Health Program as the field biologist on the Adult Moose Mortality Project. Prior to starting her 3-year temporary position on the project in the fall of 2014, she worked for 7 years as an Assistant Area Wildlife Manager in the northwest and northeast regions of the state. On the evening of February 16th, 2016 Dawn will be presenting information on the status of the Adult Moose Mortality Project that is now in its’ third year.

Status of the NE Minnesota Deer Herd 
March 10, 2016, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Speaker: Tom Rusch
Location: International Wolf Center Auditorium
Program Rate: $5 Non-members, Members & Students FREE
Live Broadcast Rate: $15 Non-members, $12 Members 

The International Wolf Center is hosting Tom Rusch, speaking about the Northeast Minnesota Deer herd, its status, and the challenges the animal faces. Tom’s discussion will focus primarily on the Tower area (Northern Lake and Northern St. Louis Counties). Learn more about how the white tailed deer are doing in the northwoods through this lecture!

Upcoming Adventure Programs  

Wolf Photography Workshop – February 12-14, 2016
Discover the art of photographing wolves at the International Wolf Center. Participants will learn important information about wolves and what to look for in capturing their unique behaviors. Spend time photographing wolves at the International Wolf Center, as well as a field trip on Saturday.

Canine Cousins – Dogsledding Adventures in Wolf Country – February 20-21, 2016
When surrounded by a team of sled dogs the inevitable question arises: Are sled dogs closely related to wolves? Join the Center staff in discussing the relationship between dogs and wolves as we prepare for a day of adventure in the pristine north woods wildlands of Northern Minnesota.

YOU Let the Dogs Out! – March 5-6, 2016
This exciting two-day trip offers you hands-on dogsled training from professional sled dog outfitters. Feel the wind tug at your hat as you handle a dog sled team dashing through the woods!  Your weekend experience also includes meeting our ambassador wolves at the International Wolf Center, learning about their behaviors, and participating in the popular “What’s for Dinner” wolf feeding program. Munch. Crunch.

Save the Date!

2016 Midwest Wolf Stewards Meeting – April 25-26
Sugar Lake Lodge
Grand Rapids, Minnesota


Gift Memberships…Kindness They’ll Remember All Year Long

Photo by Dean Cluff

Photo by Dean Cluff

International Wolf Center members drive the effort to teach the science-based facts about wolves. Give a tax-deductable gift membership for a birthday or any special occasion to a budding wolf enthusiast.

For an entire year, your gift recipient will enjoy:

  • A subscription to the remarkable quarterly International Wolf magazine
  • Unlimited free admission to the Ely, Minnesota Interpretive Center
  • Discounts on special programs like webinars, field trips and workshops
  • 10% of purchase at the Wolf Den Store in Ely or online at shop.wolf.org

Jessica stands ready to answer your questions or to take your order by phone at 763-560-7374 ext. 227 or at Jessica@wolf.org


14444306067_b4752de1a8_bThank You for Your Interest in Supporting Wolves!

Your donation to the International Wolf Center will be used to support education and understanding about wolves around the world. Your gift will help provide: 

  • Education and outreach programs in K-12 schools
  • Interpretive and enrichment programs for families, children and adults of all ages, including “Wolf Ethology,” “Working for Wolves,” and “Wild Family Weekends.”
  • Live streaming wolf webcams and weekly wolf videos of our ambassador wolf pack in Ely, Minnesota

  Donate Today!