Lecture Series: Endurance of Sled Dogs?  The Ididarod – February 20, 2015 – 6:30 – 8 pm

Join Veterinarian Dr. Jennifer Freking for a introduction to the world of sled dogs. Learn about how they raise and train their canine athletes and what it takes to compete in long distance sled dog races.

Wolf Watch – Wolves After Dark – March 6 – 7, 2015

Spend an evening conversing with the Wolf Care staff on the successes and challenges of managing this complex social predator. 

Northwoods Expedition: Experience the Wild in Wildlands – March 6 – 8

Join us as we explore the northern forest environment as we seek to define your own definition of wildlands.

Wolf Illustrator Workshop

Join us for an afternoon full of sketching and illustration! First timer? No problem! A sketchbook and pencil will be provided to each participant! All skill levels are welcome and encouraged to join!

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  • Discounts on and invitations to educational and recreational programs
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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. Photo credit: Gene Ortiz

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