Co-founder of the Wood River Wolf Project and Senior Northwest Representative for Defenders of Wildlife
Suzanne Asha Stone: Co-founder of the Wood River Wolf Project and Senior Northwest Representative for Defenders of Wildlife. Her recent research focuses on using nonlethal methods and strategies to promote the coexistence of wolves and domestic sheep grazing in central Idaho in large forested ecosystems. These efforts became the basis for the Wood River Wolf Project, the largest peer reviewed pilot study of nonlethal deterrent tools and sheep husbandry methods in the western United States. She has worked in wolf conservation for 29 years and receive numerous awards during her career including two recent Animal Welfare Institute Christine Stevens Wildlife Awards for testing new predator deterrent technologies to prevent the prescriptive killing of wolves in livestock grazing areas. Suzanne obtained a MA in Wildlife Conservation and Conflict Management at Prescott College in Arizona.