Month: September 2011

Atka Mingles With Some Other Rock-Stars

September 19, 2011

Atka and crew had a blast at last night’s Howling Wolf Family Folk Festival – the music was outstanding! Big thanks to all our friends for putting the event together. Atka sends a “howl out” to Denise Mackin, Common Ground‘s Carter Smith, Matt Turk and the Hobo Caravan, Hope Machine, Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian…

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Volunteers Creating Solutions to Safegaurd Wild Lobos

September 18, 2011

The Mexican Gray Wolf from Mike Foster on Vimeo. Mike Foster visits the White Mountains of Arizona to observe volunteer efforts to manage the reintroduction of the Mexican Gray Wolf. The video summarizes the recent history of the wolf, its relationship to the human population, and the practice of non-lethal methods to deter conflict between…

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Time to Jam!

September 17, 2011

Atka’s warming up for Sunday’s Howling Wolf Family Folk Festival – A Fundraiser Concert for the Wolf Conservation Center! 7PM – 9:30PM Irvington Town Hall Theater Irvington, New York Atka will be there and we hope you can join too!  Please click here to visit the Common Ground and to buy your ticket today!

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Cooler Temperatures Make for Happy Wolves

September 16, 2011

Brrr… It really feels like summer has come to an end today. While the cool temperatures have caught some of us off guard without appropriate attire, the weather feels fabulous to the 25 wolves that call the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) home. Their coats ar growing thicker and thicker as each day passes! A wolf’s…

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Zephyr Reflects

September 15, 2011

“I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.” ~ E.B.White Zephyr by Christian Giliberto

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Alyssa Grayson Is One To Watch!

September 14, 2011

A New Voice for Wolves..Meet Alyssa Grayson from Dave Hornoff on Vimeo. Last week the Wolf Conservation Center posted some encouraging stories about young conservationists with compelling missions. Among the young dynamos we put in the spotlight is ten-year-old Alyssa Grayson from Rhode Island. Alyssa has lead a number of public education programs about wolves…

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Wolves Schedued to be Released into Mexico this Month!

September 13, 2011

Mexican gray wolf M805 The last wild-roaming endangered Mexican gray wolves call a vast stretch of forest in southeast Arizona and southwest New Mexico home, but soon they could have some company south of the border! Yesterday, Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) announced that Mexican authorities plan to release a five-member pack of wolves…

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Groups Still Fighting to Stop Wolf Hunts in the Rockies

September 10, 2011

Yesterday, The Alliance for the Wild Rockies, Friends of the Clearwater, and WildEarth Guardians filed their briefs in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to fight for the future of northern Rocky Mountain wolves.  The wildlife advocacy organizations are challenging the “anti-wolf rider” attached to the budget bill on grounds that it is unconstitutional. The…

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Kisses from the Kids!

September 9, 2011
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Young Conservationists Creating A Brighter Future: Celebrating Earth Through Art

September 8, 2011

One of the winning pieces of artwork in the WCC’s Art Contest for Kids – 14-yr-old Ciani’s “Wolf in Oil Pastel” Today we continue to focus on the the future and the young environmentalists that are tackling adult issues with great energy and imagination. Thankfully, there are many organizations that offer outlets for our children…

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