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.
Can’t watch it live? All registered webinar participants will receive a link to the recorded webinar after the program.
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.
Friday, October 25 – 6 p.m. CDT Webinar rate: $15 Non-members, $12 Members Join us for this one-hour webinar where we spend time with the Exhibit Pack as we feature the “new and improved” cameras and bandwidth in the wolf care program. We will also highlight the improvements to be made to the enclosures prior to the 2020 pups arrival.
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!
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 15 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…
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.
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.
Got a wolf question? Join this Q & A to ask Dr. Dave Mech about wolves. Dr. Mech is a Senior Research Scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota. He is also the founder of the International Wolf Center. Dave has been studying wolves since 1958 in Minnesota, Isle Royale, Yellowstone and Denali National Parks, and Ellesmere Island in Canada’s High Arctic. Bring your questions and join us for this online webinar!
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.
Webinar rate: $20 Non-members, $15 Members Registration closes: March 13, 11:59 p.m. CDT Join us to learn about lions, tigers and wolves of India and their prey, as well as human-wolf conflicts. Dr. Yadvendradev Jhala is a senior professor and dean at the Wildlife Institute of India. He is also a research associate of the Genetics Program in the National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian Institute and is the IUCN wolf specialist for India. He is a leading…
Webinar rate: $15 Non-members, $12 Members Boltz is representative of the Great Plains subspecies, and joined the Exhibit Pack on July 30th, 2012. He is currently a lower ranking wolf, but is always watching for opportunities to increase his status. He is a bit more reserved in personality and often displays the “wolf look” judging the flight distance of any oncoming threat. Join us for this one-hour webinar as we broadcast from the Exhibit Pack and celebrate Boltz’s 8th birthday.
Webinar rate: $15 Non-members, $12 Members Luna was a representative of the Great Plains subspecies and had been living in the retirement area since August 7, 2016. As you may know, Luna was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer in 2019. Luna was euthanized following complications from cancer on Nov. 26, 2019. Join us for this one-hour webinar as we honor her life as an incredible ambassador to her species.