State of Wolves
Join the International Wolf Center to commemorate the 30th anniversary of its visitor center opening in Ely with this unique night of programming.
The program will feature Greg Stanley and Anthony Souffle, the journalists responsible for the Star Tribunes’ special State of Wolves report in 2022. Greg and Anthony will describe the journey that led them to creating this impressive publication and then be joined on stage by International Wolf Center founder Dr. L. David Mech for a discussion and Q&A. During that time, Dr. Mech will have the opportunity to talk about his research in northern Minnesota and how that work led to the creation of the International Wolf Center.
Pre-registration is required for this FREE event. Seating is limited.
Please note this event will not be held at the International Wolf Center.
Ely State Theater
238 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731
May 24, 2023 – 7:30 p.m.
Greg Stanley has previously covered water issues, development and politics in Florida’s Everglades and in northern Illinois. Stanley is a native of Milwaukee and loves the outdoors.
Anthony Soufflé is a native of Collinsville, Ill., and a graduate of the photojournalism program at Southern Illinois University.
Prior to moving to Minnesota Soufflé was a staff photographer at the Chicago Tribune. There, in 2015 he and reporters David Jackson, Gary Marx and Duaa Eldeib were honored with the Anthony Shadid award for journalism ethics by the UW-Madison for the five-part multimedia series Harsh Treatment.
Dr. L. David Mech is a senior research scientist for Department of the Interior and an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota in St. Paul. He has studied wolves on Isle Royale, in Minnesota, Canada, Italy, Alaska, Yellowstone, Ellesmere Island, and elsewhere since 1958. Dave authored several books including his latest book, in 2020, Wolf Island: discovering the secrets of a mythic animal, was written with Greg Breining.
The International Wolf Center advances the survival of wolf populations by teaching about wolves, their relationship to wildlands and the human role in their future.