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Living with Wolves

By | Timeline

The federal government, under a new administration, reverses the protections issued for wolves and other predators on 73 million acres of Alaska’s national wildlife refuges. A wolf-baiting proposal in Idaho is shelved due to public outrage. The McKittrick Policy, known as the “I thought it was a coyote rule,” is overturned by a lawsuit brought on by conservation groups. A…

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By | Timeline

In Oregon, polling shows overwhelming public support for wolves. Montana hunters continue to kill the wolves of Yellowstone National Park when they step outside of the park. The killing of the Profanity Peak pack on public lands, to appease a private livestock producer, signals a step backward for wolf recovery in the state of Washington. Director Dan Ashe of the…

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Now Available in Audio and on Kindle!

By | Recent News
New BookCURIOSITY. COMPASSION. FAMILY FIRST. After living among the wolves of The Sawtooth Pack for years, Jim and Jamie Dutcher present a new National Geographic hardcover book, The Wisdom of Wolves: Lessons from the Sawtooth Pack, providing groundbreaking observations of their unique experience. As strong, and just as immediately recognizable as the ties that unite a human family, the emotional bonds shared among...
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By | Timeline

On Capitol Hill, legislation is introduced to remove ESA protections again for wolves in WY, MI, WI, and MN. Two referendums in MI show that the public (through overwhelming majority) do not want wolves to be hunted, but state legislators pass a third law that negated the referendums and the will of the people. Twenty years since reintroduction, the “Shasta…

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Newest Book

By | Recent News
Newest BookMore than a tale of one group of wolves. On a clear, cold morning, filmmakers Jim and Jamie Dutcher emerged from their yurt to come face-to-face with their only neighbors: a pack of wolves. Their fearless leader, Kamots, intently moved close enough to touch. He was enormous, with powerful muscles, intelligent eyes, and startlingly sharp teeth. But the Dutchers...
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2018 Annual Report

By | Recent News
Dear Friends, This past summer, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game proposed extending the legal time for a trapper to check wolf snares from 72 hours to eight days. Designed to encourage more killing of wolves, this proposed rule could leave an animal to suffer for more than twice as long. In Alaska and most areas across the northern...
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NEW: Interactive Exhibit

By | Recent News
Living with Wolves PresentsThe Hidden Life of Wolves: Interactive Exhibit With your support, we have just launched an exciting online interactive exhibit, The Hidden Life of Wolves, the first of its kind for exploring the true nature of wolves. Innovative and fun to explore, it leads you to discover hundreds of intriguing facts about wolves, the ecosystems they live in, and their...
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The Wisdom of Wolves: Selected as an American Classic, Sept. 2018

By | National Geographic, Recent News
New Book CURIOSITY. COMPASSION. FAMILY FIRST. After living among the wolves of The Sawtooth Pack for years, Jim and Jamie Dutcher present a new National Geographic hardcover book, The Wisdom of Wolves: Lessons from the Sawtooth Pack, providing groundbreaking observations of their unique experience. As strong, and just as immediately recognizable as the ties that unite a human family, the emotional bonds shared...
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Wolves | Robert Redford

Robert Redford

By | Testimonials
Jim and Jamie Dutcher offer a rare and insightful view into the hidden lives of wolves. Though this species is often misunderstood, these remarkable animals have much to teach us if we will take the time to learn.
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