What's New New Lake Ontario water fluctuation regimen could help muskrats Great Lakes Echo (6/6) Muskrats are less abundant in coastal wetlands directly connected to northern Lake Ontario than those in wetlands separated by unbroken barrier, and regulation of the water levels may be detrimental to a population valuable both to fur trappers and the ecosystem.
Alice's wander land may become a nature trail The Kingston Whig-Standard (8/28) Conservationists have proposed a connection between parks in Ontario and New York that would be both a physical and symbolic joining of the two countries, and a moose named Alice has gotten the wheels in motion.
Trail cam confirms 2 wolves hanging on at Isle Royale Detroit Free Press (8/2) A trail cam on Isle Royale spotted a male and female wolf moving down a moose trail on the Lake Superior island, bolstering the finding in last winter's annual Isle Royale wolf survey of two surviving wolves.
Faunmap Illinois State Museum FAUNMAP is an electronic database documenting the late Quaternary distribution of mammal species in the United States. The primary purpose of this database is to investigate the evolution of mammalian communities.
Illinois Natural History Survey Mammal Collection Illinois Natural History Survey The 1087 catalogued specimens (skins and skulls combined) of 91 species from 21 families are used as comparative material to identify specimens brought to the Survey. Eighty-four percent of the collection is from Illinois.
Wolves International Wolf Center The center, based in Ely, Minnesota, supports the survival of wolves by being a focal point for worldwide environmental education about the wolf, the wolf's interrelationships with other species, and its role within human cultures.
Track Wild Wolves in the Superior National Forest International Wolf Center Collected as part of a project by the U.S. Geological Survey's Biological Resources Division, these data can be used to monitor the movements of these animals with the assistance of a Superior National Forest map.
Wolves in the Upper Great Lakes Northern Michigan University, Seaborg Center Information on the differences between wolves and coyotes, range and history of wolves in Michigan and more.