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January 25, 2011

BABCOCK, Wis. - People interested in learning more about gray wolf ecology can attend a Timber Wolf Ecology Clinic at the Sandhill Outdoor Skills Center Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 19-20.

Area biologists and volunteers from the Timber Wolf Information Network have teamed up to provide instruction on aspects of wolf ecology, including status, population biology and field study techniques. Saturday afternoon will be spent outdoors exploring wolf habitat.

Registration is limited to 25 people ages 12 and up on a first-come, first-served basis. Register by mailing in $80 per person by Feb. 9. This fee includes instructional fees, transportation on Saturday afternoon, Saturday supper and Sunday lunch, and Saturday evening dorm use. The clinic runs from 9 a.m. Saturday to noon on Sunday.

Checks should be made out to DNR-Skills Center. Include the name of each participant, and the address and daytime phone number of one person in each party. Participants may stay in the center's dorm on Friday evening for a donation of $15 per person per night. Send your registration fee to: Sandhill Outdoor Skills Center, PO Box 156, Babcock, WI 54413. Inquiries on the status of registrations may be sent via e-mail to:

The Sandhill Outdoor Skills Center] is located 20 miles west of Wisconsin Rapids on County Highway X, 1 mile north of Highway 80 near Babcock, Wisconsin on the 9,000 acre Department of Natural Resources Sandhill Wildlife Area.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Sandhill Skills Center at: (715) 884-6333 or (715) 884-2437

Last Revised: Tuesday, January 25, 2011

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