Long considered an icon of the wild, wolves capture our imagination and spark controversy. Their return to the mountains, old-growth forests and wild coastlines of the Pacific Northwest renews age-old questions about the value of wildlands and wildlife. Join us to for an evening of stunning photography and stories from right here in the Pacific Northwest about the life history, ecology, and conservation of our regions apex carnivore. This event is co-sponsored by Conservation NW.
Wolves. We love them, idolize them, and are fascinated by them. We also hate them, fear them, and blame them. The wolf's relationship with humans is complex and can be emotionally wrought, depending on whether one is a hunter, rancher, or animal lover.
Wolves in the Land of Salmon is nature writing at its best. Vivid imagery and a sense of wonder bring the text alive and help the reader understand exactly what it means to be a wolf. David Moskowitz's training as a wildlife tracker gives him insider knowledge that he generously shares in hopes that with greater understanding comes new perspective.
The daring photography provides the first significant portrait of these charismatic animals west of the Cascades and the British Columbia Coast Range. His accounts of young wolves at play, and the stories that shed light on the psychological power wolves have across cultures and generations, make this a true wilderness adventure.
David Moskowitz, a professional wildlife tracker, photographer, outdoor educator, and avid mountaineer, has contributed to wildlife studies in the Pacific Northwest and in the Canadian and US Rocky Mountains. He has explored many of the most remote parts of the region. He helped establish and co-manages the Cascades Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project, teaches wildlife tracking programs through Wilderness Awareness School in Duvall, Washington, and has led wolf-tracking expeditions in Washington, Idaho, and Wisconsin.