Su and Wolves
Dec. 2006 – 2010
I spent eighteen happy months portraying wolves and providing illustrations for two books concerned with wolves and human attitudes towards wolves.
The books: ‘A New Era for Wolves and People’ & ‘World of Wolves‘ by Marco Musiani, Luigi Boitani, and Paul Paquet, published Oct. 2009 & Oct. 2010, collate information from various authors and bring together authoritative perspectives on the ecological role played by wolves in the wild and developed environments where they occur on Earth.
“The Beginning of the Wolf Book”
Wolf Walk at the the U.K Wolf Conservation Trust and my introduction to Wolves. Thank you Mai & Mosi! For more on the Wolf Book launch, click here.
During 2007, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released a proposal to strip wolves of crucial Endangered Species Act protections. Aerial gunning has resumed in Alaska and hundreds of wolves have been killed by state-sanctioned gunners in low-flying aircraft. Easy targets against fallen snow; the wolves are gunned down indiscriminately from airplanes or chased to exhaustion and shot at point blank range. This is not wolf control – it is a ‘wolf massacre’.
As with all top predators, wolves worldwide help the overall health of natural ecosystems. In Alaska, wolves help keep moose and caribou populations healthy and strong by taking the old and weak.
The UK Wolf Conservation Trust is a ‘Not for Profit’ organisation, created to promote Wolf Conservation through Education. Working to keep wolves in the wild, the Wolf Trust also supports Wolf Conservation in Europe. For further information please visit www.ukwolf.org