About the Rocky Mountain Wolf Project

Meet the ever-growing team of individuals and organizations that help guide our work.

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Our Mission

The Rocky Mountain Wolf Project aims to improve public understanding of gray wolf behavior, ecology, and options for re-establishing the species in Colorado. The benchmark of our success: Wolves again roaming the snow-capped peaks, rim rock canyons, and primeval forests of western Colorado.

Disseminate Science Based Information

Disseminate Science-Based Information

about wolves and dispel existing myths.
Engage Coloradans

Engage Coloradans

about the reality of co-existing with wolves, including ways to mitigate the effects on hunters, ranchers, and others concerned about wolves.
Cultivate Enthusiasm

Cultivate Enthusiasm

among Coloradans about returning wolves to the Western half of the state.

Our Science Advisory Team

The Rocky Mountain Wolf Project is guided by the best available science. 
To that end the Project has assembled a stellar science advisory team that includes: 

E.O. Wilson

Harvard University, retired

 

Barry Noon

Colorado State University

 

Joel Berger

Colorado State University

 

Kevin Crooks

Colorado State University

 

Phil Cafaro

Colorado State University

 

Marc Bekoff

University of Colorado, retired 

Mike Phillips

Turner Endangered Species Fund

 

Dave Mech

U.S. Geological Survey

 

Rolf Peterson

Michigan Technilogical University, retired

 

Doug Smith

Yellowstone National Park

 

John Vucetich

Michigan Technological University

 

Phil Hedrick

University of Arizona

Rich Reading

Denver Zoo, retired

 

Bob Wayne

University of California, Los Angeles

 

Bridgett vonHoldt

Princeton University

 

Ed Bangs

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, retired

 

Carter Niemeyer

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, retired

 

Diana F. Tomback

University of Colorado Denver

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18 Million Acres

Of Available Public Lands in Western Colorado
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758,000

Wild Deer and Elk Population
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40 Year Plan

Concluding to Restore Wolves in the West
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0 Campers Injured

By Wolves While Hiking in National Parks

Our Coalition

 The Rocky Mountain Wolf Project is comprised of individuals and organizations—from wildlife biologists to Colorado landowners to conservationists—dedicated to returning wolves to Colorado. The following conservation organizations actively support the Project.

Rocky Mountain Wild and Rocky Mountain Wolf Project
Endangered Species Coalition and Rocky Mountain Wolf Project
NRDC and Rocky Mountain Wolf Project
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Wild Foundation and Rocky Mountain Wolf Project
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Western Watersheds Project and Rocky Mountain Wolf Project
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Defenders of Wildlife and Rocky Mountain Wolf Project
Living with Wolves and Rocky Mountain Wolf Project
Captain Planet Foundation and Rocky Mountain Wolf Project
Sierra Club and Rocky Mountain Wolf Project
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Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center _ Rocky Mountain Wolf Project
Wildlands Network and Rocky Mountain Wolf Project
International Wolf Center and Rocky Mountain Wolf Project
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Rocky Mountain Wolf Project

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