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Isle Royale Wolf/Moose Study 50th Anniversary

Isle Royale Wolf/Moose Study 50th Anniversary

November 5-7, 2008
University of Minnesota Duluth

Scientists have been studying the interactions and interdependence of wolves and moose at Michigan's Isle Royale National Park for half a century. Now, a consortium of educational, governmental and natural resources organizations is banding together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the longest continuous predator-prey study ever conducted.

As part of this effort, family-friendly events are being held in Duluth. All events are free:

November 5, 7:30 p.m. Family Night Assembly at Hartley Nature Center, 3001 Woodland Avenue. Engaging science for all ages about Isle Royale and the wolf-moose study.

November 6, 7 p.m. Public Screening of Fortunate Wilderness a film by George Desort at Marshall Performing Arts Center at UMD; a visual, cinematic event about Isle Royale and the wolf-moose study.

November 7, 9 a.m. Teacher Workshop for K-12 teachers from the region, held at Hartley Nature Center. For more information, visit: www.seagrant.umn.edu/downloads/ISROTeacherWrksp.pdf.

November 7, 7 p.m. 50 years of Wolf-Moose Research on Isle Royale, a public presentation by John Vucetich and Rolf Peterson at the Marshall Performing Arts Center at UMD. Come early and visit our Minnesota Sea Grant booth! Information will be displayed at 5:30 p.m. from other regional wildlife and science organizations, including opportunities to buy books on Isle Royale from the Natural History Association.

For additional information about the study, visit the research anniversary web page: www.wolfmoose.mtu.edu.



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