Month: November 2009

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 26, 2009

We want to wish everybody a very happy holiday. Big thanks to all those who have visited the Wolf Conservation Center, or been been visited by us, and to everybody who has helped and supported the WCC. We couldn’t do it without you! Happy Thanksgiving!

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The WCC Goes to the Dogs!

November 25, 2009

William Berloni and Chico during their visit to the Wolf Conservation Center November 15, 2009 – Move over Atka, Chico stole this show! William Berloni captivated a full house with his heartfelt stories about rescued dogs becoming superstars. Chico sat on Berloni’s lap during the talk and drifted in and out of sleep until roused…

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Who’s That Lady? Beautiful Lady…

November 24, 2009

Just wanted to give people a closer look at F1397, the female red wolf who will soon be sharing an enclosure with M1483. Even though her prospective mate is in an adjacent enclosure, F1397 seems fascinated by Atka, our ambassador Arctic gray wolf, whose enclosure is nearby. Endangered SSP wolves are usually kept away from…

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Howling on the Hudson

November 22, 2009

The hardest working wolf we know visited the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum in Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY on Saturday. Atka explored the room, ignoring an “enrichment towel” (now we know he’s not a big fan of opossum pee), but enjoying some of the other scents we put out to help make the visit interesting for him. Atka…

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That’s No Dogfish!

November 19, 2009

November means that it’s time for Atka to once again visit the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk, CT. We were happy to be asked back to give school groups and other visitors the chance to learn about wolves as part of the Aquarium’s efforts to educate people about endangered species. As always, Atka enjoyed exploring his…

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Program Notes

November 14, 2009

We had a great program last night sponsored by the Oxford (CT) Land Trust. Atka enjoyed himself exploring the bleachers of the gymnasium and even helped himself to water from a water fountain. After Atka left the building, Maggie spied a spotted salamander crawling across the dusty gym floor. Very strange! She cleaned him off…

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Guest Lecturer William Berloni Talks Dogs — From Shelters to Stardom!

November 12, 2009

The Wolf Conservation Center’s lecture series continues this weekend with another unique program this Sunday on November 15th! We’ll be celebrating the wolf ‘s cuddly canine “cousin” – the dog – with William Berloni and some of his canine celebrities! For more than 30 years, William Berloni and his company have been training animals for…

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Road Trip to Pick Up Red Wolf M1483

November 10, 2009

Here’s a little video documenting our recent trip to pick up M1483 and his introduction to his new enclosure at the Wolf Conservation Center.

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