Month: February 2012

Wolf Camp for Kids!

February 29, 2012

BREAKING NEWS! Registration is now open for WCC’s after-school Wolf Camp for Kids!Give the young animal lover in your family a chance to thrive among wolves all week long! • Learn all about wolves: Wolf 101• Discover the various myths that surround wolves and to create their own and share.• Walk with a wolf!• Play…

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Lobo Love!

February 27, 2012

M805 & F837 Wolf breeding season is in full tilt and with four potential litters to celebrate on the horizon, Wolf Conservation Center staff and supporters are downright giddy! While many of us have been glued to the WCC WOLFCAM with spying eyes on our red wolf breeding pair F1397 and M1483, things have been…

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Atka Extends His Territory to National Geographic’s Headquarters!

February 15, 2012

Oh the places Atka takes us! Road trips are not uncommon for the Wolf Conservation Center’s education crew. In 2011 Atka traveled to 160 schools, museums, libraries, and more allowing the WCC to extend our mission far beyond the Center’s gates in South Salem, NY. Atka never fails to thrill adults and children alike with…

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“The Grey” is a Movie, Yellowstone is an Adventure.

February 11, 2012

You don’t need to have a plane wreck in the Alaskan wilderness to see wild wolves, there’s an easier way…Join the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) and Yellowstone Wildlife Biologists Nathan Varley, PhD, and Linda Thurston, M.S., for a unique and educational trip in Yellowstone National Park to observe wild wolves in the ecosystem they have…

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Who’s Your Inspiration?

February 7, 2012

Atka never fails to impress and I’m sure the eighth grade students of South Orangetown Middle School would agree! This morning’s visit was great fun and several students thanked us personally for the amazing experience. Over the past decade, the Wolf Conservation Center’s ambassador wolves have touched so many. Has an ambassador animal ever left…

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The Debate Continues Around Oregon’s Wolves

February 6, 2012

A couple of years ago wildlife enthusiasts were thrilled to hear news about some special wolves that had quietly claimed new territory as their own. We celebrated the pioneering wolves that migrated successfully from Idaho to the Pacific Northwest and watched Oregon’s wolf population rise with the Wenaha and Imnaha packs growing as popular as…

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Decisions, decisions…

February 5, 2012

Giants or the Patriots? Bill the Buffalo sounds tastier 🙂

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Mexican Wolf Numbers Up From Last Year!

February 3, 2012

Many of us look at the dawn of a new year as a time to start counting calories. In the southwest, it’s a time to count wolves! According to the annual survey results, there is a minimum of 58 wild Mexican gray wolves in Arizona and New Mexico. Although this number is still significantly lower…

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