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CABLE, Wis. -- The Midwest Wolf Stewards, a group that has met annually since the late 1980s to discuss wolf conservation in the Great Lakes region, will have its annual meeting at Lakewoods Resort in Cable on April 28-29.

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Wolf status, management and ongoing research within the Great Lakes region of United States and Canada will be discussed at the meeting. The highlight of this year’s meeting will include a workshop on genetics and taxonomy of wolves in the Great Lakes Region, and a keynote speech by Dick Thiel, recently retired wildlife educator and the first wolf biologist for the Wisconsin DNR.

The genetic workshop will feature talks by Tyler Wheeldon of Trent University in Ontario, Steve Fain of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services Forensic Lab in Oregon, and Roland Kays curator of mammals at New York State Museum. The Midwest Wolf Stewards includes managers, administrators, researchers, biologists, naturalists, educators, and others representing conservation agencies, non-governmental organizations, and members of the public.

The Wolf Stewards meeting rotates around the three states of Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, and the Province of Ontario. Wisconsin last sponsored the meeting in 2007. The conference is open to the public and registration is $100. The conference will be held at Lakewoods Resort 8 miles east of Cable along County Highway M. Registrations can be done on line (exit DNR) through the Timber Wolf Alliance with the North Lakeland Discovery Center, [www.discoverycenter.net] (exit DNR). Hotel reservations for the conference are through Lakewoods Resort, [www.lakewoodsresort.com] (exit DNR).

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