Please note: The Wolf Conservation Center is only open to registered guests during scheduled programs. Please refer to our Program Calendar for a list of upcoming events.
Per CDC guidelines, any unvaccinated individuals are recommended to wear a face covering while outdoors at the WCC. Individuals wishing to enter the WCC's gift shop, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a face covering.
The WCC is CLOSED on Saturday, January 29, 2022 due to the winter storm. All programs are CANCELLED.
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:
Enjoy the opportunity to photograph some of the WCC's wolves from unique vantage points!
After School Programs
Take a walk on the wild side and give the young animal lover in your family a chance to thrive among wolves and other woodland critters!
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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Over 81,000 Demand Support For Long-Term Mexican Gray Wolf Conservation
For Immediate Release January 27, 2022 Contact: Sandy Bahr, Chapter Director for Sierra Club’s Grand Canyon (Arizona) Chapter, 602-999-5790, Sandy.Bahr@sierraclub.org Patricia Estrella, Representative, New Mexico, Defenders of Wildlife, 505-395-7334, PEstrella@defenders.org Maggie Howell, Executive Director, Wolf Conservation Center, 914-763-2373 ext 200, Maggie@nywolf.org Michelle Lute, National Carnivore Conservation Manager, Project Coyote, 406-848-4910, MLute@projectcoyote.org Chris Smith, Southwest Wildlife…
Resilient Red Fox
Recently, we captured a surprising sight on one of our wildlife cameras. The motion-sensing camera, set in the woods behind a home in a quiet community, offered a glimpse into the secretive lives of lots of fauna: squirrels, deer, mice, opossums, raccoons, coyotes, and even a black bear. But one individual in particular – a…
29 Wolves Killed During Wyoming’s Trophy Hunt
Wyoming’s wolf trophy hunting season, which ran from September 15 to December 31, 2021, saw a total of 29 wolves slaughtered. Wolves in the northwest corner of Wyoming, which borders Yellowstone National Park, are considered to be trophy animals and can be killed during a designated hunting season each year. Wolves throughout the rest of…
Wolves Are Essential, And So Are You
Thank you. At the end of a year defined by some of the greatest challenges we’ve ever seen for wolves, one thing remains clear – wolves are essential, and so are you. It’s been a deadly year for wolves; they have become the subject of intense persecution and cruelty. This year alone, several hundreds of…
Mexican Gray Wolf Max Takes on Essential Role in Wolf Recovery
Mexican gray wolf Max, born at the Wolf Conservation Center in 2017, has embarked on an exciting adventure – the feisty four-year-old female has moved to the Endangered Wolf Center (EWC) and could welcome pups this spring! Max, also known as F1620, was born to parents Belle and Rhett in 2017 and was named after…
Washington Wolf Killed to Benefit Private Livestock Industry
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) officials announced that a second member from a wolf family “that is north of the Touchet pack territory and west of the Tucannon pack territory” was killed to protect cows. On November 10, Director Kelly Susewind issued kill permits allowing livestock producers to kill up to two wolves…
Oregon Police Ask for Information About Poisoning of Entire Wolf Pack
The Oregon State Police is asking members of the public to report any information about the poisoning of the Catherine Wolf Pack in eastern Oregon. The family (three males, two females) was found dead in February 2021 southeast of Mount Harris within Union County. A female wolf from the Keating Pack was found dead in…
It’s Black Wolf Friday!
Share your love for wolves this holiday season with gifts that give back to the wolves! Find wonderfully wild items for people of all ages in the Wolf Conservation Center online store. Are you looking for the perfect gift for the wolf enthusiast in your life? Symbolically adopt one of the 33 wolves in our…
Thank You, Wolves
On this Thanksgiving day, we give our thanks to wolves – may they remind us of the most important things in life. Thank you to Zephyr, Alawa, and Nikai, the WCC’s gray wolves who serve as teachers and representatives – through them, a global audience learns about and appreciates their wild kin. Thank you to…
Red Wolf Ben Takes on Critical Role in Red Wolf Recovery
Red wolf Ben, born at the Wolf Conservation Center in 2018, has embarked on an exciting adventure – the three year old has moved to Western North Carolina Nature Center (WNCNC) and could father pups this winter! Ben, also known as M2235, was born to parents Charlotte and Jack in 2018 and, along with his…