Videos and Audio files
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Lake Effect. Milwaukee Public Radio 27 February 2023.
video credit: Naomi Louchouarn. From the article Louchouarn NX, Santiago-Ávila FJ, Parsons DR, Treves A.2021. Evaluating how lethal management affects poaching of Mexican wolves. Royal Society Open Science 8 (registered report):: e2003300.
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Students from Leuphana University in Lüneburg, Germany describe trail camera deployment and data in their school's restoration project. Click here.
Coast to Coast AM (C2C) radio: Wolf Conservation. 21 February 2022Wed. Nite@The Lab and Weston Sustainability Series Wolf policy and its effects on illegal killing, human tolerance, and recovery Madison, WI, 3 March 2021 and 25 March 2021.
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Protect Our Wildlife Vermont Season 1, Episode 6: Is Fish & Wildlife using science to inform wildlife policy decisions? Jan 19th, 2022 by UNTAMED.
Range Riders using low-stress livestock handling show how to coexist with grizzly bears and wolves. Audio from Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Quirks and Quarks radio show, reported by Molly Segal 2022.
The Wolf Connection podcast Wolf Coexistence in Wisconsin, Episode 33, 16 April 2021.
Transforming state wildlife governance with Kevin Bixby as hot for three panelists: Dr. Treves, Dr. Fred Koontz, and Dr. Louisa Willcox. Produced by the species in peril series of University of New Mexico. 3 December 2020.
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Rewilding Earth and Project Coyote. A critical evaluation of legal and illegal killing of native predators. 30 June 2020.
Bioscience podcast from four of the authors of 'Wolf delisting challenges demonstrate need for an improved framework for conserving intraspecific variation under the Endangered Species Act.' to explain the analysis and recommendations, in the wake of 2020 Trump Administration rule to delist the gray wolf nationwide Listen here (55 minutes).Carroll, C. Carroll, C., Rohlf, D.J., von Holdt, B.M., Treves, A., Hendricks, S.A. 2020. Wolf delisting challenges demonstrate need for an improved framework for conserving intraspecific variation under the Endangered Species Act. Bioscience biaa125,1-12. doi:10.1093/biosci/biaa125.
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August 2020 California Fish & Wildlife Commission hearing with an informational session on urban coyotes, featuring Dr. Eric Strauss and Dr. Adrian Treves. Click below for embedded audio to start playing and if you like, select the closed-caption button.
Nationwide gray wolf delisting. In 2019, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service convened a group of 5 scientists as peer reviewers to evaluate the proposed rule. See the full report. And listen to a radio show that addresses this and other wolf policy issues on Wisconsin Public Radio here.
Watch a 6-minute video here about our experiment on Foxlights® in the high Andean plateau of Chile (altiplano) to deter pumas and Andean foxes from approaching alpacas and llamas using a non-lethal light device. Read the scientific paper here.
Coyote-killing contests: why the science, ethics, and the law oppose these contest, with some comments on wolf delisting in the Western Great Lakes. Listen to a one hour radio show on WORT's "A Public Affair" with Adrian Treves, 14 January 2019 Listen here.
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"Best Available Predator Science and the Law", a webinar by Adrian Treves, 18 December 2018. This webinar describes the relationship between science and law with a case study revising the history of Wisconsin's wolf population models and how that might influence policy today.
A short video on scientific consensus about methods to prevent predation on domestic animals:
Blood does not buy goodwill: allowing culling increases poaching of a large carnivore. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 2016.Does blood buy goodwill?
Predators and the Public Trust
Topic: Risk maps
The Carnivore Coexistence Lab has pioneered the use of risk maps to predict where conflicts between people and carnivores will occur. Prediction aids prevention. See a short video on the process:
video of a wolf playing with cows in Spain by A. Estrada.
Dr. Adrian Treves speaks while a long-tailed weasel looks on. 2014, Gardner Gate, Yellowstone National Park.
Fun videos of a Wisconsin black bear from pPublic land near Gordon, WI, 2002. Video 1 bear scared by non-lethal motion-activated guard (MAG) emitting noise and light. Video 2 Bear retaliates against our videocamera. UNDER construction
See also the article on these experiments2003 Shivik, J.A., Treves, A., Callahan, M. Nonlethal techniques for managing predation: primary and secondary repellents. Conservation Biology 17(6): 1531-1537.