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:
Summer Wolf Adventure
Give the animal lover in your family a chance to thrive among wolves all week long! The program runs Monday - Friday and is appropriate for children in grades 1-8.
Throw your birthday to the wolves! Guests will celebrate by creating "presents" for the WCC's Ambassador wolves and will learn about wolf behavior.
20 Years Strong and Wild Wolf Conservation Center Gala
Celebrate the Wolf Conservation Center's 20th anniversary gala and honor the President of our Board of Directors, Martha Handler!
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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One Month Left to Oppose Gray Wolf Delisting Plan
In March, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) formally announced its plan to remove federal Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in the lower 48 states. Wolves once ranged across most of North America, a vital part of many varied ecosystems. But an unremitting slaughter by humans brought wolves to the brink of…
Potbellied Wolf Pup Fights the Zzzz.
Your moment of critically endangered cuteness! This adorable one-month-old Mexican gray wolf pup (born on April 26, 2019) represents the Wolf Conservation Center’s active participation in the effort to save her species from extinction. The WCC is one of a network of facilities participating in the Mexican Wolf Species Survival Plan – a bi-national initiative…
Twentieth Anniversary Gala: Strong, Wild, and Incredibly Successful!
You did it! Howls of thanks to the Wolf Conservation Center supporters who attended our fundraiser to celebrate the Center’s 20th anniversary and to honor the President of our Board of Directors, Martha Handler. Thanks to the generosity of event attendees, sponsors, and YOU, the WCC is able to continue our mission to protect and…
Celebrating 20 Years
All donations received June 3 – June 5th will be matched! On our 20th Anniversary Year, this season alone has been an important milestone for all of us with the successful introduction of our Mexican gray wolf pup to wild wolf family in Arizona! She is now a living, breathing part of the southwestern landscape,…
Raising Pups is a Family Affair
Everyone wants quality time with Mom. Wolf families usually consist of the breeding pair and their offspring of varying ages. This critically endangered Mexican gray wolf family is made up of parents (Trumpet and Lighthawk), three yearlings born in 2018 (Babs, Joe Darling, and Kral), and four pups born one month ago. A wonderful, multi-generational…
End Cruel Wildlife – Killing Contests in New York!
Four months. That’s how much time this mother has left to raise her pups before the coyote hunting season begins in New York. It’s open season on coyotes October 1 – March 29. It’s also the period of time when New York allows cruel coyote-killing competitions where contestants compete to shoot the most or biggest…
Fewer than 30 Red Wolves Remain, What Happens Now
Last spring, the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) celebrated the birth of ten critically endangered red wolf pups. Every one of them adorable, and all valuable contributions to the recovery of their rare and at-risk species. But they were born into a world that currently has only one place for them in the wild – North…
Today on Memorial Day, we remember, thank, and honor all of the men, women, and military working dogs who lost their lives in service to our country.
Wildly Romantic Proposal Symbolizes Love and Loyalty
Throw your engagement to the wolves! On April 27, the Wolf Conservation Center staff and wolves helped facilitate a marriage proposal between two staunch wolf supporters during one of the Center’s popular “Sleeping with Wolves” overnight adventures. With support from Ambassador wolf Zephyr, who graced the newly-engaged couple with a howl immediately following the proposal,…
PUPDATE: Mexican Wolf Pups’ First Meaty Mouthfuls
The almost four-week-old Mexican gray wolf pups are eating solid food! At 25 days old, the gradual process of weaning has begun. The pups’ menu has expanded to include small pieces of deer meat regurgitated by their parents and older siblings. In between napping and eating, the pups are romping, playing, biting, and tackling one…