Month: January 2011

Smooch from a Pooch… err, I mean, Wolf!

January 18, 2011

Winter is here and hormones are racing! Breeding season has begun and wolves in North America are busy wooing their mates using creative courtship rituals. Red wolf M1483 is feeling frisky and delivers a kiss to someone special 🙂

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 17, 2011

‎”Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Mother Nature Lends Alaskan Wolves a Helping Hand

January 16, 2011

The aerial predator control program in Alaska is facing some challenges.  The loud opposition to the program isn’t slowing down the hunt but rather an intervention by Mother Nature herself!  Snowfall has been less than normal in parts of the state,  limiting the success of the controversial program.  This isn’t the first time that Mother…

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Oregon Wolves Caught on Film

January 15, 2011

While people continue to bicker about wolves in the west, the Imnaha Pack of northeastern Oregon has quietly developed into a substantial family.  Oregon Fish and Wildlife officials recently discovered that the pack is larger than they previously thought.  Aerial surveys reveal that the pack  is currently 16 members strong.  The Imnaha Pack is one…

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Snowbound Photo Album

January 14, 2011

Owen is raring to go. He and Charlie easily leave us behind. Charlie and Noah prepare to enter the drifts One giant leap for dachshund kind… Noah lets Maggie break trail to the office. Owen the unstoppable!  Atka has left multiple trails in his enclosure… …while Kaila stays near her cozy den

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Snowbound!

January 13, 2011

The Northeast just got slammed by another storm and the Wolf Conservation Center received about 18″ of snow. The wolves are loving it, but the rest of us are struggling a little. Can you find our little canid, Noah, in the photo above? More snow pix and video to come, but first we have to…

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A Ranch That Helps Cattle and Wolves Coexist

January 8, 2011

Here’s a cool story from the blog of the Double Circle Ranch, which is located in Mexican gray wolf territory in Arizona. It shows how it is possible for wolves and cattle ranches to coexist. If you support the ranch’s efforts, let them know in the comments section at the bottom of their blog page!

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Yellowstone News

January 7, 2011

Kathy Lynch offers a fascinating update about the wolves of Yellowstone National Park’s northern range on The Wildlife News. You can also experience the magic of Yellowstone first hand by joining the Wolf Conservation Center this spring or summer on the WCC’s Yellowstone Adventure Trips! To learn more, click here or go to https://nywolf.org/typo3/news/events/yellowstone-adventure-2011.html. To…

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Watch Our Wolves!

January 6, 2011

Have you checked out the Wolf Conservation Center’s red wolf live webcam lately? There’s been lots of action today; one of the wolves seems to be parading around with a big piece of meat! If you use a PC, you should be able to access the feed here at http://www.microseven.com/nywolf-video.htm

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Music Hath Charms…

January 6, 2011

Wolf Conservation Center co-founder Helene Grimaud is in San Francisco for a series of concerts before heading off to Japan. You can read about her musical endeavors in this interview in SFist.http://sfist.com/2011/01/05/sfist_interviews_pianist_helene_gri.php

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