Month: November 2011

Love Thy Neighbor! Or Else…

November 11, 2011

M740 evades our crew/ Photo: Josh Lewis This time of year Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) staff and volunteers are often prying into the private lives of the critically endangered wolves that call the WCC home. It’s the season for annual medical exams and late last month we “processed” (administered vaccinations, took blood, and weights) a…

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The Wolf Conservation Center Needs Your Vote!

November 10, 2011

Hi Everyone! The WCC has a great chance of receiving $25K through the Chase Community Giving Program! Please take a moment and vote!! Each person gets to vote for 10 different charities and voting ends on November 22nd. Atka and crew THANK YOU! PLEASE VOTE HERE:

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Big Day in Court for Wolves and the ESA

November 8, 2011

It’s been more than 2 months since the wolf hunts begun in the states of Idaho and Montana and more than 150 wolves have been killed. As we began 2011, wolves of the Northern Rockies were listed as endangered but Congress passed a 2011 budget rider (Sec. 1713) in the spring that removed Endangered Species…

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Senator Jack Reed : Endangered Species Act and Wolves

November 6, 2011

November 4,2011 – National Wolfwatcher Coalition‘s Dave Hornoff and Endangered Species Coalition‘s Northeast Coordinator Tara Thornton met up in Rhode Island to meet with Senator J. Reed (D-RI) who chairs the Senate Subcommittee on Interior and Environment. They discussed the Endangered Species Act, politics, and wolves and their impact on the environment and economy. Big…

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Some Good News for Some Wolves In Alaska!

November 3, 2011

Last week in Homer, Alaska the Homer Fish and Game Advisory Committee recommended that the Board of Game NOT approve two intensive management proposals that include aerial wolf control. Vice Chair Tom Young said he voted against the wolf control proposals because the limiting factor on the moose population is not predation by wolves, but…

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Wolf Conservation Center in the News

November 2, 2011

AP photo: Seth Wenig A few weeks ago Jim Fitzgerald and Seth Wenig from the Associated Press paid us a visit in South Salem, NY and the wolves made quite an impact! Click here to read this story that spotlights the WCC’s participation in the Species Survival Plan for some of the rarest mammals in…

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