Regional Landscape Analysis and Prediction of Favorable Gray Wolf Habitat and Population Recovery in the Northern Great Lakes Region

David J. Mladenoff, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Theodore A. Sickley, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Adrian P. Wydeven, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Robert G. Haight, US Forest Service


INTRODUCTION
BACKGROUND

Northern Great Lake states (gray) and study area (magenta)

METHODS


MODEL BUILDING
WISCONSIN WOLF PACKS
HABITAT VARIABLES


MODEL RESULTS


MODEL APPLICATIONS
FAVORABLE HABITAT PREDICTION
WOLF POPULATION ESTIMATES


CONCLUSIONS


BIBLIOGRAPHY