WolfWays On-site Wolf Education Programs
Our wolf education programs are on hold until the Covid pandemic is
resolved and students return to their classrooms. Following is a description of the programs we will offer at that time.
WolfWays brings its wolf education presentations, grades pre-k through 12, to schools, scouts, libraries, community centers, and any group interested in learning about wolves. To date, we have shared the stories of wolves with over 8,000 school students!
We service northwest Oregon and southwest Washington and we provide our programs for free! If you do not live within our service region, please check our Remote Programs page for alternative options.
Engaging Multimedia Presentations!
Video and audio clips -- replica wolf skull and track -- life-size wolf and coyote cut-outs -- life-size cloth bull elk, plus lots of images and wolf stories from the field.
WolfWays helps to meet Statewide Science Standards.
Teachers have also used our programs to enhance their language arts curriculum. We work with teachers to meet their interests and needs.
Most presentations are 60-90 minutes in length.
Fact vs. Fiction, Wolf Family Life, Communication, Physical and Social Adaptations, The Role of Wolves
in the Ecosystem, North American Wolf History, Wolf Conservation, Local Wolf Populations
It's a Pup's Life! Pre-K and 1st grade presentations follow the first year of a pup's life.
Pre- and post-program materials are provided.
Curricular Goals: Wolves are a high-interest subject
that enhance many curricular goals including
Adaptations, Habitat, Food Webs, Life Cycles,
Social Behaviors, Ecosystems, Keystone Species,
Conservation, Conflict Resolution and more.
Washougal 3rd graders compare the sizes of elk and wolf.
Sponsor Programs - Both on-site and remote programs are also available through our sponsor, Wolf Haven International.
TreeSong Nature Awareness Center, Washougal, WA. Photo by Michele Fox.
Adult Wolf Education Programs
Wolves are as fascinating to adults as they are to kids. They are a legendary, controversial, and important native species to study and understand.
Our adult programs are tailored to meet the interests and needs of the group. This is a unique opportunity to get a glimpse into the world of wolves.
Topics may include:
-- Wolf biology, including the physical characteristics of wolves
-- The social wolf--wolf pack (family) dynamics, including stories
of wolves in the wild, taken from the observations of wolf
biologists in the field
-- The role of the wolf in the ecosystem
-- The wolves of Oregon and Washington -population and
-- Successes and challenges of wolf recovery, including the
state and federal plans that define and regulate their
conservation and management
Adult programs range from one to two hours in length.
Invite us to your club, special interest group, community center.
Pre-k howlers. St. Johns Community Center Preschool.