California Wolves: Waiting for Fulfillment


By Bob Ferris   People who know me understand that I am not a wolf fan per se.  I haven’t always read the latest book on a particular wolf and my house is not festooned with paintings and pictures of wolves.  I have worked on wolf recovery for more than 20 years, but wolves—in my … Continue reading California Wolves: Waiting for Fulfillment

Female wolf is Northwest descendant: Trail cameras first spotted OR-7’s black female companion in May (an Excerpt)


By Lacey Jarrell Klamath Falls Herald and News September 6, 2014    The mysterious female wolf that mated with OR-7 is a confirmed descendant of Northwest wolves.   According to a press release, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has received the results of scat samples sent to the University of Idaho for analysis. The … Continue reading Female wolf is Northwest descendant: Trail cameras first spotted OR-7’s black female companion in May (an Excerpt)

Wanda’s New Wolf Pack Survived the Fire But All Wolves Still Need Your Help


  ​We were so pleased this morning to receive confirmation that OR-7, Wanda and the three pups are surviving the fires in southern Oregon.  We would breathe a huge sigh of relief, but the skies of Oregon are still filled with a little bit of smoke.   This situation highlights the fact that wolves live in … Continue reading Wanda’s New Wolf Pack Survived the Fire But All Wolves Still Need Your Help

Cruising Through a Three Dog (Pup) Night


By Bob Ferris   In conservation there are always turning points. For instance, I remember working on a swan project in the 1990s that involved ultra-light aircraft and imprinting young Trumpeters to teach them a migration route.  My boss at the time, Rodger Schlickeisen (below left at left), turned to me the morning of the first … Continue reading Cruising Through a Three Dog (Pup) Night

Breaking News: A very Happy Father’s Day Present for OR-7


By Bob Ferris BREAKING NEWS: The California Fish and Game Commission just voted 3-1 to protect wolves under the California Endangered Species Act!  Thanks to all who answered the call to protect wolves and the integrity of the California Endangered Species Act.  They overturned the recommendation of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.  We are so … Continue reading Breaking News: A very Happy Father’s Day Present for OR-7

OR-7 and Wanda are Parents!!


By Bob Ferris   We are very, very pleased as new parents to announce that OR-7 (Journey) and Wanda actually do have pups this year.  This is so, so exciting and makes it even more important to contact the California Fish and Game Commission regarding state Endangered Species Act listing of gray wolves because now … Continue reading OR-7 and Wanda are Parents!!