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Experience the International Wolf Center from the comfort of your own home! Through our unique webinars, you’ll learn about wolf behavior from our ambassador wolves and hear from guest speakers who will share their knowledge and research. Join us as we provide a front row seat to teaching the world about wolves.

Want to schedule your own online class with us? Check out our WolfLink Videoconferencing Programs!

Technical specs: We use Zoom software to deliver our webinars.  Zoom is compatible with PC, Mac, Linux, Android, Blackberry and IOS (7.0 and later) platforms. All you need is an Internet connection either wired or Wi-Fi (including 3G or 4G/LTE networks). Check out Zoom’s Support Center to see if your platform is supported. Once registered for the webinar, Center staff will personally send you an email with details to help you get set up.

Note: The webinar connection times are all Central Standard Time. We do honor Daylight Saving Time. Upon registration, we will send a confirmation email with login and time details.


Wolf Care Webinars

First Day of Fall Webinar
Sunday, September 23, 2018 – 6 p.m. CDT
Webinar rate:
 $15 Non-members, $12 Members

The Autumnal Equinox signals that days are getting shorter and nights will be getting longer. But, for this one day, the days and nights are equal. Join us for this webinar as we connect with the wildlands around us, leaves are changing colors, birds are migrating and the Exhibit Pack is stimulated by the chill in the air. We will provide a synopsis of pack dynamics and review previous fall events that provide training opportunities for the wolf care staff.

Full Moon Webinar
Sunday, October 21, 2018 – 5 p.m. CDT
Webinar rate: 
$15 Non-members, $12 Members

Probably the most common misbelief about wolves is that they howl at the moon or are more active during a lunar cycle. Scientists have found no correlation between wolves and full moons, but we have found correlations between howling, activity levels and feeding behavior. Join us for this one-hour webinar where we spend time with the Exhibit Pack on a Sunday post feeding day, with the smell of a food in the air, the presence of wild wolves in the Ely area may increase, resulting in some howling communication with the ambassadors. 

 

Biologist Webinar: Moose of the Northwoods
Monday, October 29, 2018 – 5 p.m. CDT
Webinar rate: $20 Non-members, $15 Members

Join our educational webinar series to discuss Minnesota’s moose behavior, ecology and recent studies on the population decline. Ron Moen, Senior Research Associate and Assoc. Professor at the University of Minnesota – Duluth, will be connecting with our participants online and will lead our discussion about this fascinating giant of the northwoods. Join us live and bring your questions to this interactive online experience!  If you are unable to join the live webinar, a recorded version will be provided to all registered participants. 
 
Biologist webinars are not included in Wolf Care Webinar Subscription.
 

Winter is Here Webinar
Friday, December 14, 2018 – 4 p.m. CST
Webinar rate: 
$15 Non-members, $12 Members

Wolves have a two-coat system, the long thick guard hairs that dictate the color of their pelage and the dense undercoat that enhances the wolves’ physical size in winter. Join us for this one-hour webinar to gain some appreciation for the adaptations that aid in winter survival.

   

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