Month: December 2009

Happy New Year!

December 31, 2009

Thanks for all of your support! Wishing everybody a great 2010.

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The WCC Goes to the Cats?

December 30, 2009

The WCC encourages conservation efforts not only for wolves, but for all wild species. This January the WCC lecture series continues with a very special program: Bringing Back the Ledgend: Cougar Recovery in Eastern North America.Photo: Spencer Wilhelm January 10, 2010 – The search for the eastern cougar is one of the great riddles in…

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Silent Night?

December 24, 2009
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Let’s Hear it for Lighthawk!

December 21, 2009

Photo of Mexican gray wolf: Michael Clough The WCC will be receiving an additional Mexican gray wolf tomorrow, her name is F749. Tom Haas, a volunteer for an environmental aviation organization called Lighthawk, will be flying the wolf to NY from from New Mexico. Hass is donating his plane, the fuel and his time to…

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Thanks for the Thanks!

December 15, 2009

Last month we were lucky enough to visit The Equity Project, a charter school in New York City. We had an awesome visit with Atka, appearing at a storied high school from which notables such as Maria Callas, Henry Kissinger, and Harry Belafonte have graduated. Just a short time later we were surprised and psyched…

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Meet Our Newest Residents!

December 11, 2009

Here’s a little video highlighting our latest SSP arrivals. Some portions are taken from another video, but others are new. Music is “The Passenger” by Iggy Pop, who has no relationship with the WCC or this video. It should already be in your collection, but if not, it’s available on itunes.

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Scientists Learn About Wolves from a Wild Arctic Wolf!

December 2, 2009

At the Wolf Conservation Center Atka (see photo) is our best “wolf teacher”. He is our only ambassador wolf who likes to travel making him a great educator and unlike most wolves. In 2008 Atka visited over 140 schools, nature centers, museums and libraries to teach people about his wild “brothers and sisters”. It turns…

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Wildlife Advocacy Group Sends a Formal Request to President Obama to End Aerial Gunning and Poisoning of Wildlife on Public Land

December 1, 2009

WildEarth Guardians called upon President Obama and Congress to abolish the agency known as “Wildlife Services”, a controversial branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that is responsible for airborne predator control programs and killing over a million wild animals every year. To read more from The Idaho State Journal click more.More…To read the petition…

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