Young wolf standing against the backdrop of the blue sky

— By Dawn Harrison — There are just as many personality differences in animals as there are in people, a concept that becomes more evident to me each time I do my daily rounds. While Tanaka the wolf and I are now good friends and he excitedly greets me on my daily visits, not everyone has the same reaction. I just keep reminding myself that Tanaka and I weren’t always friends and he went through his steps just like each animal will go through theirs. Tundra is a handsome young wolf. He has had less opportunity to be handled by people, and as a result, is much more wary of the humans around him. Despite this, I find myself making progress. It started one day when he approached the...

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Kareen Erbe joins us from her home in Bozeman, MT. Kareen has a BSc. in Environmental Science from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada and is an experienced permaculture practitioner. She is certified in Permaculture Design and completed an advanced permaculture program taught by renowned designer Geoff Lawton, at the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia. Kareen was also trained in teaching permaculture by Rosemary Morrow, author of The Earth User's Guide to Permaculture. She has also worked as a permaculture consultant for the sustainability organization Good to China in Shanghai, China, and volunteered on numerous organic farms in Australia, New Zealand, Western...

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