Wolves in Wisconsin

Main

First wave of settlers in WI

1820

Less than 50 wolves remain in WI

1950

Wolves considered eradicated

1960

Policies

State bounty

1865 - 1957

Wolves listed as protected species

1957 - 1960

Wolves listed as federally endangered species

1967

Listed as a state endangered species

1975

Intense monitoring of wolves by DNR begins

1979