Month: August 2011

Relocating Lobos

August 31, 2011

The first task on today’s schedule: Relocating lobos. The WCC Team Hurricane Irene blew down dozens of trees at the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) early Sunday morning. One of the larger ones landed on enclosure fencing in our secluded endangered species facility where we house wolves that are candidates for release. Even though all of…

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The Kids Are Alright

August 30, 2011

It was wild weekend for most of the east coast thanks to Hurricane Irene and unfortunately the storm did a number in our neck of the woods too. Although a few dozen of trees on our property came toppling down, all 25 wolves that call the Wolf Conservation Center home are doing just fine.  The…

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Who’s Irene?

August 27, 2011

Be safe everybody.

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A Night At The Museum

August 26, 2011

The families spending the night at the Museum of Natural History will have sweet dreams tonight! To learn more about the Museum’s sleep-over programs, please visit their website at www.amnh.org

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Will We Find Common Ground?

August 26, 2011

This is a compelling video about building bridges between the ranching community and wolf advocates.  Learn about some of the dedicated folks working on a collaboration between the two camps and the non lethal techniques employed to help livestock and wildlife better coexist.  Pieces like this keep me hopeful that we can find common ground.Living…

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Wilderness Explorer John Davis and his Journey to Help Connect the Eastern Wildway

August 25, 2011

 Wildlife requires wild lands and the connectivity of wild habitat is the key to the survival for many species. Tomorrow the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) will welcome Wildlands Network‘s John Davis as he arrives in our neck of the woods as a part of his epic journey to help connect the Eastern Wildway.  The conservationist…

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Remembering Lukas

August 20, 2011

A year ago today we said goodbye to our dear Lukas.  Lukas was a special wolf and we think of him all the time.  It’s hard to believe he has been gone for a year.  We miss you, Lukas.

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Morning Dip

August 20, 2011

Wolf Conservation Center Ambassador pups Alawa and Zephyr take a dip at dawn.

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Outward Bound!

August 19, 2011

Alawa is raring to go! The Wolf Conservation Center’s (WCC) Ambassador wolf pups are looking less like pups and more like wolves!  Although the 4-month-olds have yet to grow into their paws (they are far from full-grown), they are getting ready to leave the “pup enclosure” for more roomy digs. By month’s end the dynamic…

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Center for Biological Diversity Steps Up for Lobos

August 18, 2011

Mexican gray wolf M805 A year ago, former Governor Bill Richardson of New Mexico issued an executive order prohibiting commercial and recreational trapping within the Mexican wolf recovery area in his state. Wildlife advocates applauded the Governor’s action as it demonstrated a momentous step for the recovery of the critically endangered Mexican gray wolf. Unfortunately,…

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