George Wuerthner

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George Wuerthner is an ecologist who has been studying predators for four decades. In particular, he has been involved in wolf restoration efforts in Montana, and for years lived near Yellowstone National Park. He is also a licensed guide in Yellowstone National Park.

George is the author of 38 books including Welfare Ranching, Wildfire: A Century of Failed Forest Policy, Energy: The Delusion of Endless Growth and Overdevelopment, Thrillcraft, and Keeping the Wild. His most recent publication is Protecting the Wild. In 2000 Wuerthner published an analysis of the potential for wolf restoration in Oregon and concluded that Oregon could support 2000 plus wolves.


Wildfire: A Century of Failed Forest Policy
by George Wuerthner

Energy: Overdevelopment and the Delusion of Endless Growth
by Tom Butler and George Wuerthner

Thrillcraft: The Environmental Consequences of Motorized Recreation
by George Wuerthner (editor)

Keeping the Wild: Against the Domestication of Earth
by George Wuerthner (editor), Eileen Crist (editor) and Tom Butler (editor)

Protecting the Wild: Parks and Wilderness, the Foundation for Conservation
by George Wuerthner and Eileen Crist

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