Wolf - Western Great Lakes
Midwest Region

 

Map of Region 3 Minnesota Wisconsin Michigan

 

Photo of a gray wolf.  Photo Credit Corel Corporation (copyrighted)

Photo by Corel Corporatation (copyrighted)

 

About Gray Wolves in the Western Great Lakes States

 

Western Great Lakes Distinct Population Segment

Final Rule to Delist - - Due to a Federal court decision, wolves in the western Great Lakes area (including Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin) were relisted under the Endangered Species Act, effective December 19, 2014.

 

Map of the Gray Wolf Western Great Lakes Distinct Population Segment

 

Biology

 

Questions and Answers about Gray Wolf Biology

 

Was that a Wolf? (PDF) a fact sheet on how to identify wolves and differentiate from coyotes and wild dogs

 

Wolves are not good pets

 

 

Population Size and Range

 

U.S. Gray Wolf Population

 

Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan Gray Wolf Population

 

Minnesota Range Expansion

 

Minnesota Wolf Distribution and Management Zones (PDF)

 

Recovery

 

Eastern Timber Wolf Recovery Plan (74 page PDF; 4.79MB)

 

Gray Wolf Recovery in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan

 

Wolf Recovery in North America (2013): 1-page PDF

 


 

Midwest Wolf Home

 

Last updated: June 15, 2015