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November 2019

Dr. Rolf Peterson on the Wolves and Moose of Isle Royale

November 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Webinar rate: $20 Non-members, $15 Members Dr. Rolf Peterson is a Research Scientist with Michigan Technological University, studying the wolves and moose on Isle Royale. The study about their complex relationship within an isolated ecosystem began in 1958, initiated by Durward Allen. Dr. Rolf Peterson will be discussing the island and the changes to the wolf and moose populations. Join us online for this fascinating discussion and the opportunity to ask Dr. Rolf Peterson your questions!

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December 2019

Being Patient: How on earth do wolves actually ambush beavers?

December 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MN United States

Webinar rate: $20 Non-members, $15 Members Beavers are important prey for wolves throughout the boreal ecosystem, but how on earth do wolves catch these semi-aquatic rodents? The Voyageurs Wolf Project gained unprecedented insight into how wolves actually hunt and kill beavers with studies that began in 2015.  Join Tom Gable, project lead for the Voyageurs Wolf Project, as he delves into the fascinating world of wolf-beaver interactions, and what the Voyageurs Wolf Project has learned about how wolves ambush beavers.

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Winter is Here Webinar

December 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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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January 2020

North Country by Dogsled

January 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - January 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Program Rates: Non-member $850, Member $800 Registration Deadline: December 20, 2019 Deposit: $100 Join International Wolf Center staff on an adventure into the north country by dogsled to learn about wolves! Start your weekend with a hot dinner and a night at the International Wolf Center observing our ambassador wolves. After a continental breakfast in the morning, begin your expedition at White Wilderness Dog Sledding by learning how to harness your dogs, and depart across the snow-covered wilderness for a full day of…

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Wolf Family Rendezvous – January

January 18, 2020 @ 8:00 am - January 19, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Rates: $75 Adult Non-member (13 years old and older), $67.50 Adult Member (13 years old and older) $50 Child Non-member (6-12 years old), $45 Child Member (6-12 years old) Registration Deadline: January 4, 2020 A full weekend of family fun showcases the best of what the International Wolf Center and Ely have to offer. The Wolf Family Rendezvous program includes three days of free admissions to the International Wolf Center, private lessons about wolves, private-wolf viewing time before the Center opens and after…

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February 2020

Winter Wildlife Photography Workshop with Heidi Pinkerton

February 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Heidi Pinkerton

Program Rates: Non-member $75, Member $67.50 Registration Deadline: January 20, 2020 With a better understanding of how some of the animals not only survive but thrive in our Minnesota winters, you’ll give yourself the advantage of better wildlife photography.  Join photographer Heidi Pinkerton for this full-day workshop at the International Wolf Center.  You will learn go-to settings for capturing animals on the move, including stopping the action of birds in flight.  Discover techniques for making your subjects pop in the scene, along…

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2020 Wolf Care Webinars Subscription

February 1, 2020 @ 11:59 pm
MN United States

Webinar subscription rate: Non-Member $140, Member $120 (~$68 cost savings over individual viewing) Subscription registration closes February 1st, 2020 Support the ambassador wolves with a subscription to the 2020 Wolf Care webinar series. These 14 one-hour sessions include birthday celebrations of the ambassador wolves, a welcoming of our 2020 pups, status updates as the pups’ transition into the Exhibit Pack as well as topics related to the change of the seasons that may impact pack dynamics. Each webinar features a…

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Winter Dynamics Webinar

February 7, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Webinar rate: $15 Non-members, $12 Members Winter is the prime season for wolves and wolf activity.  Join us for this one-hour webinar, as we interpret the alliances and hierarchy of the 2020 Exhibit Pack. Discover if the "Winter Dynamics" has led to Denali's retirement.

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Wolves after Dark – February

February 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - February 9, 2020 @ 9:00 am
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Program Rates: Non-member $70, Member $65 Registration Deadline: February 6, 2020 Deposit: $100 Have you ever wondered what happens after nightfall with the International Wolf Center’s ambassador wolves? Here’s your opportunity to participate in a Citizen Science project and document important behavioral data critical to understanding the Exhibit Pack dynamics.  This program includes the observation of the weekly "What's for Dinner?" program at 7 p.m. on Saturday night.  Participants actually camp out in the Center’s auditorium in full view of the wolf…

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Wilderness ONE

February 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Registration Deadline: February 3, 2020 Program Rates: $25 This mini session is for woman only.  It has become a goal of Heidi Pinkerton to help women combat the anxiety of exploring nature alone.  Join her for an hour and half workshop where you will be able to ask the difficult questions that might help you overcome some of the fear of being outside after dark.  She will teach you what she has learned over the years and try to help you…

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