Month: June 2011

Wildlife Coalition Takes Action Behalf of Oregon Wolves

June 7, 2011

When we started the new year with the wolf debate in the West reaching toxic proportions, it was so refreshing to learn that one family of wolves, the Imnaha Pack of northeastern Oregon, had quietly developed into a robust crew.  Rarely are people lucky enough to behold wolves in the wild.  Oregon Fish and Wildlife…

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What’s In a Name?

June 6, 2011

Naming the Ambassador Wolf Pups was a challenge. Did we make the right choice? Perhaps not…

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Peek-A-Boo!

June 6, 2011

Atka had a great time visiting Green Chimneys today! He loved playing peek-a-boo with the pony and the horse seemed to enjoy the game as well. Go figure!  

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Wailing for the Weekend

June 4, 2011

Zephyr isn’t shy about adding his voice to the chorus of howls at the Wolf Conservation Center. His sister Alawa has generally been the shyer of the two, but that didn’t keep her from beating up her brother last night!

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Arizona Wildfires Threaten Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Area

June 3, 2011

  A rapidly moving wildfire in Arizona’s Apache National Forest poses a sizable threat to wild Mexican gray wolves and the dedicated crew who manage this critically endangered species.  In the middle of last night, the Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team’s office in Alpine was evacuated and we haven’t received word as to if or…

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Introducing the Wolf Conservation Center’s Ambassador Wolf Pups!

June 2, 2011

We are thrilled to introduce to you the two new members of the Wolf Conservation Center’s Ambassador pack! Zephyr (meaning “light or west wind”) is a beautiful black male with a prominent nose and a feisty personality.  Alawa (meaning “sweetpea” in Algonquin, and pronounced “ai-lay-ewa”) is brown and gray and her temperament matches her name.  The…

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