Month: March 2011
The Wolves of Isle Royale Face Extinction
Rolf Peterson of Michigan Tech University was the lead biologist on Isle Royale for decades. In this photo, Peterson gives WCC educators an opportunity to help process an elk that…Read More
The Big Bad Wolf of Oregon?
Chirs Baxter / The Observer This new billboard depicting a snarling wolf and cattle grazing in a pasture was erected by the Wallowa County Stock Growers earlier this month. It’s…Read More
Red Wolf M1483 Plays Hide and Seek!
Wolves are naturally shy and elusive. Although red wolf M1483 tends to be the most outgoing in his pack, he too likes a good game of hide and seek. Can…Read More
Wolves and Politics: An Update
Wolves, their recovery, and the status of this keystone predator in the United States continue to be really hot topics in Washington D.C.. So much so, that with the introduction…Read More
Canids and Conservation
What a treat! Dr. Gregory Rasmussen and Alison Nicholls of the Painted Dog Conservation Project (PDC) came by the WCC this afternoon to talk canids and conservation. Painted Dogs, also…Read More
Atka’s Day at the Lake
Atka wowed the Seneca Falls community last night after a fun filled day at the Cayuga Lake. The air was brisk but that didn’t stop him from taking a dip…Read More
Art Contest Update
Something to shout about: We’re awarding a Lords of Nature DVD to Seela, who sent some amazing drawings to our Student Art Contest. The contest is open until the end…Read More
U.S. District Judge Molloy to Decide the Fate of Wolves… Again
Federal protections for wolves were eliminated in the northern Rocky Mountain States of Idaho and Montana, and parts of Utah, Washington and Oregon in May of 2009. In delisting wolves,…Read More
Some Souvenirs for the Seniors
Atka visited a great group at the Greenwich Connecticut Senior Center this morning! Everyone loved him and Atka was apparently quite fond of them too. He marked his territory in…Read More
Today is U.N. World Water Day! How Will you Celebrate?
Today is U.N. World Water Day! It’s a global event honored every year on March 22nd dedicated to focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable…Read More