Saturday, October 11, 2014

Wolverine Trap

This pilot study is focused on surveying for wolverines (Gulo gulo) in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest within and adjacent to the Eagle Cap Wilderness using proven non-invasive detection methods for wolverines.

Aerial track surveys have now also yielded wolverine track documentation in the study area. Due to the early success of this project, Wolverine Foundation directors have agreed to continue the study next winter, contingent on the availability of funding and equipment.

Wolverine Camera Trap - Wallowa-Whitman Nat'l Forest, OR. from Conservation Media on Vimeo.

Native Lore

There are many great stories told of the Wolverine in American Indian culture.  He plays a trickster, This site has many of those stories which can be read to children for bedtime stories.

This site gives background information about the history of these legends and the role that the wolverine played in the traditions of