Emma Marris has written about the environment and other topics for National Geographic, Discover, the New York Times, Wired, Nature, and Outside, among others. In 2011, she published her first book, Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World. She lives with her husband and two children in Klamath Falls, Oregon.
The wolf named OR4 was the father of the first successful breeding pack in Oregon for many decades. The object of intense scrutiny from wildlife managers, ranchers, and environmentalists, he wore five different tracking collars before his death in 2016. His offspring founded many of the packs that now live …