Month: March 2011

The Wolves of Isle Royale Face Extinction

March 31, 2011

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…

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The Big Bad Wolf of Oregon?

March 30, 2011

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…

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Red Wolf M1483 Plays Hide and Seek!

March 29, 2011

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…

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Wolves and Politics: An Update

March 28, 2011

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…

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Canids and Conservation

March 27, 2011

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…

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Atka’s Day at the Lake

March 26, 2011

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…

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Art Contest Update

March 25, 2011

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…

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U.S. District Judge Molloy to Decide the Fate of Wolves… Again

March 24, 2011

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,…

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Some Souvenirs for the Seniors

March 23, 2011

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…

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Today is U.N. World Water Day! How Will you Celebrate?

March 22, 2011

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…

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