Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

Project Description

"The Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center offers every visitor to Yellowstone a chance to uniquely experience the world of grizzly bears and gray wolves. All the animals at the Center are unable to survive in the wild and serve as ambassadors for their wild counterparts... Their stories help share a valuable lesson of how people can take the proper steps to ensure bears stay forever wild. The wolves at the Center are ambassadors, providing a greater understanding of this predator in the Yellowstone ecosystem... Bears that learn to associate people with food often become dangerous and are u...

Project Map

Publicly Accessible: Yes
County: Gallatin County, MT

Project Sites

  • Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

Goals and Targets

Primary Motivations:

  • Conservation Mission
    The Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center's primary mission is to provide visitors to the Yellowstone area an opportunity to observe, learn and appreciate grizzly bears and gray wolves.

Targeted Habitats:

No targeted habitats were identified for this project.

Targeted Species:

No targeted species were identified for this project.

Conservation Actions

Action Status Start Year End Year
Research In Progress 1993 2013
Vertebrate monitoring Ongoing Management 1993 2013
Education Ongoing Management 1993 2013


Is the success of this project's actions being monitored? No/Unknown

Quick Facts

Owning Organization

Defenders of Wildlife

Managing Organization

(Non-Governmental Organization)

Contact Information

Kathy Pallach (Marketing Manager)
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

General Information

Project #: 197525
Last Updated: January 29, 2013

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