Wolves In The West

Official Blog of the Rocky Mountain Wolf Project

The Environmental Benefits of Reintroducing Wolves in Colorado

on May 14, 2019 at 8:38 AM By | Rocky Mountain Wolf Project | 16 Comments | Wolves Ecosystem reestablishment reintroduction
The wild wolf is part of America's natural heritage. The gray wolf once roamed Colorado. It's unfortunate that wolves were a misunderstood species.
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The Importance of Wolf Reintroduction Explained

on April 18, 2019 at 10:57 AM By | Rocky Mountain Wolf Project | 16 Comments | Ecosystem reestablishment reintroduction
Turns out, Little Red Riding Hood got it all wrong. The big bad wolf is not so bad after all.
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11 cute wolf pups to brighten up your day

on January 15, 2019 at 12:05 PM By | Rocky Mountain Wolf Project | 30 Comments | Wolves
1. OMG
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Interview With an Artist — Valerie Rose

on December 20, 2018 at 9:25 AM By | Rocky Mountain Wolf Project | 10 Comments |
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Building Bridges With The Ambassador Wolf

on September 6, 2018 at 3:40 PM By | A Guest Post by Matthew Ellis of the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center | 33 Comments |
The wolf is one of the most feared animals—and one of the most misunderstood. Most of us have heard the story of the big, bad wolf created by fairytales and Hollywood, but due to their cautious and shy nature, very few people get to see what they are really like.  An ambassador wolf allows gives us the chance to meet the real thing.
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9 Myths about the Gray Wolf You Shouldn't Believe

The gray wolf is one of the most misunderstood animals on the planet. Billed as the big, bad wolf long ago, this deep misunderstanding has meant fatal consequences for the gray wolf.
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Interview With an Artist — Lost Walks

on June 27, 2018 at 12:38 PM By | Rocky Mountain Wolf Project | 11 Comments |
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Interview With an Expert — Mike Phillips

on June 6, 2018 at 9:26 AM By | Rocky Mountain Wolf Project | 20 Comments |
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LETTER: ‘Rewilding’ Missing Carnivores May Help Restore Some Landscapes

on March 26, 2018 at 1:00 PM By | Rocky Mountain Wolf Project | 1 Comment |
If you’re lucky, you can spot a gray wolf in Yellowstone National Park. But a century ago, you’d have been hard pressed to find any there. Poisonings and unregulated hunting obliterated nearly all of these majestic canines from Canada to Mexico, their original home range.
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The Alpha Female

on March 23, 2018 at 2:56 PM By | Rocky Mountain Wolf Project | 7 Comments |
Each year during the month of March, we celebrate Women's History Month. We come together to tell the stories of women throughout history--both the familiar and the untold. To honor this tradition, we want to tell the story of the alpha female and their struggle to keep their family together. The term "alpha" as used to described members of a wolf pack is synonymous with the top ranking male and female, who typically are the parents of most members of the pack. The title of alpha is coveted because it typically foreshadows parenthood and the chance to leave your impression of future generations.
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