Wolf Awareness is a non-profit Canadian organization dedicated to the conservation of wolves through research and public education about wolf ecology.

Latest News

20th January 2017


For immediate release January 20, 2017 (Golden, BC) – A recent provincial government document that recommends expanding aerial gunning of wolves, along with increased hunting of mountai... Read more »

26th September 2016

The Wolves of Jasper National Park – Should there be a protective no-trapping buffer zone around the park’s east boundary?

Article by Dick Dekker PhD., Wildlife Ecologist.  This article reprinted, with kind permission, from Nature Alberta, Spring 2016.   Article will also appear in Wolf Awareness Autumn editi... Read more »

5th August 2016

3rd August 2016

Groundswell continues to grow as groups demand conservation in place of management

Edmonton, August 3, 2016: The groundswell of conservation organizations and concerned citizens uniting across Canada to oppose Alberta's draft range plans for caribou continues to grow. ... Read more »

19th July 2016

Alberta’s draft caribou protection plan criticized for protecting industrial development at the expense of wildlife

EDMONTON (July 19, 2016)— A diverse group of organizations across the country is calling on Canadians to urge the Alberta government to abandon a draft plan for the recovery of woodland ca... Read more »

15th July 2016

Wolf Awareness calls Alberta’s draft caribou protection plan “Dirty Oil”

CANADA (June 21, 2016) — The Alberta government recently announced a draft plan for the recovery of woodland caribou recovery in North and Central Alberta. Part of the plan includes a fen... Read more »

27th April 2016

Carnivore Coexistence Projects

Wolf Awareness is currently engaged in two projects, both of which involve research and outreach, and important partnerships: Wolves occur throughout the Northern Hemisphere from th... Read more »

27th April 2016

Put an end to snare use

Neck killing snares designed to kill wolves and coyotes are erupting across the country because they are inexpensive and regulations still permit their use.  Not only do these devices cause... Read more »

27th April 2016

Education Programs

School programs - Getting to Know Wolves Programs are designed to offer a unique glimpse at how large carnivores can affect the health of entire ecosystems. Science concepts covered at t... Read more »