Wolf - Western Great Lakes
Midwest Region

 

Map of Region 3 Minnesota Wisconsin Michigan

 

Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)

Wolf Numbers in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan (excluding Isle Royale) - 1976 to 2014

 

PDF Version - Table of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan Wolf Numbers

 

*The counts are conducted during mid- to late winter to present the annual minimum population size..

 

Year of Survey* Minnesota Wisconsin Michigan
2013-2014 2,423 660 636
2012-2013 2,211 809 658
2011-2012   815 687
2010-2011   782 687
2009-2010

 

690
557
2008-2009

 

637
577
2007-2008 2,921

549
520
2006-2007  

546
509
2005-2006  

467
434
2004-2005  

435
405
2003-2004 3,020

373
360
2002-2003  

335
321
2001-2002  

327
278
2000-2001  

257
249
1999-2000  

248
216
1998-1999

 

205
169
1997-1998 2,445
178
139
1996-1997  
148
113
1995-1996  
99
116
1994-1995  
83
80
1993-1994  
57
57
1992-1993  
40
30
1991-1992  
45
21
1990-1991  
40
17
1989-1990  
34
10
1988-1989 1,500 - 1,750
31
3
1987-1988  
28
-
1986-1987  
18
-
1985-1986  
16
-
1984-1985  
15
-
1983-1984  
17
-
1982-1983  
19
-
1981-1982  
27
-
1980-1981  
21
-
1979-1980  
25
-
1978 -1979 1,235
-
-
1975-1976 1,000 - 1,200
-
-

 

References
Western Great Lakes Distinct Populations Segment of the Gray Wolf: 2012-2014 Post Delisting Monitoring Annual Report

 

 

Revised June 2015

 

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Last updated: June 23, 2015