Secrets of the Northern Lights July 26, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

The public is invited to a FREE presentation at the International Wolf Center by Meteorologist Dan Miller. This talk will cover the science of solar physics and magnetism, and the physical processes in the Sun-Earth system that causes the aurora borealis.


WildFamily Weekends -  August 2-3.

Family-focused activities and outdoor exploration, crafts, games, guided hikes in the north woods, observing ambassador wolves

Wolf Watch – August 7

Have you ever wondered what happens after nightfall with the International Wolf Center’s ambassador wolves? Here’s your opportunity to participate in a truncated version of a Wolf Ethology course.

Upcoming Events

What's For Dinner?

Aug 2, 2014 - 7 pm to 8 pm

Intergenerational Road Scholar: Wonder of Wolves

Aug 10, 2014 - 12 am to Aug 16, 2014 - 12 am

Tracking the Pack - Adults (13+)

Sep 20, 2014 - 12 am to Sep 22, 2014 - 12 am

Wolf Awareness Week

Oct 12, 2014 - 12 am to Oct 19, 2014 - 12 am


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The International Wolf Center is a great place to learn more about wolves, their environment and their interactions with humans.  You can see your dollars at work right away in the lives of the resident wolves and in the education the Center offers to visitors…and the Web site.”– Audrey S., longtime member and volunteer

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Become a member of the International Wolf Center and contribute to the survival of wolf populations! Members like you make our education and outreach programs possible. As a member, you will help people learn the facts about wolves so they can make and inform important decisions in support of the wolf’s survival.

Membership benefits:

  • Tax deductible
  • A one-year subscription to International Wolf magazine
  • Free admission to the flagship Educational Center in Ely, Minnesota
  • Discounts on and invitations to educational and recreational programs



Member and actress Amber Tamblyn in a staring contest with the Center’s ambassador wolf Grizzer. With members in more than 36 countries, you never know who you will see visiting the Center.





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