Please note: The Wolf Conservation Center is offering limited onsite programming during this time. Please refer to our Program Calendar for a list of upcoming events. We are not accepting visitors that have not registered for a program in advance. Thank you for your anticipated understanding.
Visit the Wolf Conservation Center
Come meet the wolves! We do not allow drop-in visitors, so please sign up for one of our programs:
Run Like a Wolf 2021
Run Like a Wolf is a virtual challenge to complete 100 miles on foot or 200 miles on a bike throughout the month of August.
Enjoy the opportunity to photograph some of the WCC's wolves from unique vantage points!
Throw your birthday to the wolves! Guests will celebrate by creating "presents" for the WCC's Ambassador wolves and will learn about wolf behavior.
Sleeping with Wolves
Camp out overnight with the 40+ wolves that call the WCC home! With wolves, vultures, and open skies, we're New York's version of Yellowstone!
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Latest News & Research
Two Wild Red Wolves Found Dead in North Carolina, Reducing Population to 9 Known Wolves
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that two wild-born red wolves were found dead in July; necropsy results are pending. There are currently only nine red wolves known to remain in the wild. On July 6, USFWS biologists detected a mortality signal from a GPS collar belonging to red wolf male 2186; a search…
Wolf Pups Spotted Again on Isle Royale!
For the first time in 63 years, researchers were unable to work on Lake Superior’s Isle Royale to study the island’s moose and wolf populations. COVID-19 restrictions halted the in-person wintertime survey, so Michigan Tech researchers didn’t have the benefit of aerial observations that have traditionally been done during winter when the animals are easier…
Tribal Leaders Urge Interior Sec. Haaland to Restore ESA Protections For Wolves
The devastating hunts that began July 1st in Idaho are more than a conservation issue– they are a social justice issue and a grave affront to the sanctity of the wolf in many Indigenous cultures. Tribal Leaders are urging Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to restore federal Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves with the…
Study Predicts 30% of Wisconsin’s Wolves Killed Since Losing ESA Protections
In a new study, researchers say up to a third of Wisconsin’s gray wolves may have been killed earlier this year after the Trump administration stripped them of federal protection. In addition to the 216 wolves that were slaughtered within 60 hours in the state’s controversial wolf hunt last February, scientists believe over 100 more…
Red Wolf Deven, Released into Wilds of North Carolina, Killed in a Vehicle Collision
Dear Friends, It is with a heavy heart that we share devastating news – Red wolf Deven, recently released from the Wolf Conservation Center into his ancestral home in North Carolina, was struck and killed by a vehicle earlier this week. The red wolf female he was released with was also killed by a vehicle…
Take Action to Keep Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf Wild and Free in Northern Arizona
Endangered Mexican gray wolf Anubis (m2520) is at risk of capture and translocation just for roaming the forests north of Interstate 40. A solitary subadult male Mexican gray wolf has been living peacefully in the national forests north of Williams and Flagstaff for nearly two months. The wolf, named “Anubis” by seventh graders in an annual…
Killing wolves is unnecessary. Wolves Naturally Limit Their Own Numbers
At the start of 2021, the Trump Administration removed the gray wolf from the federal endangered species list, ending longstanding federal safeguards for wolves across the lower 48 states, save for a small Mexican gray wolf population in Arizona and New Mexico. Just weeks after the federal rule took effect, several states began enacting new…
Conservation Groups Ask Biden Administration to Restore Protections for Northern Rockies Wolves
More than 50 wildlife conservation groups, including the Wolf Conservation Center, today asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to immediately restore Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections to gray wolves in the northern Rocky Mountains. The letter supports the emergency petition filed in May that requested federal protections for gray wolves in the Northern Rockies…
Meddlesome Mammal Not Ready for Their Close-up
Trail cameras are an oft-used tool for monitoring wildlife, and one of their biggest benefits is their non-invasive nature. A trail camera (also known as remote or wildlife cameras) is easily mounted to a tree with the use of a cord, bungee, or screwed-in mount. It remotely monitors movement, and will begin to record photos…