Month: March 2012

Celebrating Kids Safeguarding Wildlife

March 26, 2012

Atka leading howling lessons  What a wonderful day! The cooler temperatures and chilly gusty winds have been well received by the wolves, and giddy wolves helped our special day become downright magical. Normally the WCC is closed on Mondays, but today we opened our doors to celebrate a number of dedicated children working hard for…

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Sleeping with Wolves – WCC’s New Nocturnal Adventure!

March 23, 2012

Sleeping with Wolves, the Wolf Conservation Center’s (WCC) brand new nocturnal adventure experience, gives our supporters a chance to camp out overnight with the 25 wolves that call the WCC home! With all the howls, circling vultures, and nature’s nighttime chatter, you’ll feel like you’re camping under the stars with wild wolves. We might not…

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Don’t Forget – Tonight is Wolf Pup Wednesday with Hélène Grimaud!

March 21, 2012

WCC co-founder and world-renowned French pianist, Hélène Grimaud, will swap keyboard for cocktail shaker to be the “celebrity bartender” at Wolf Pup Wednesday at Le Chateau. We hope to see you there! TONIGHT, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Le Chateau Route 35 (near route 123) South Salem, NY Stay for live music with Ed Train upstairs…

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Happy Birthday!

March 20, 2012

Ambassador wolves Alawa and Zephyr are 11 months old today.  Happy birthday kiddos!

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Wyoming’s Controversial Wolf Plan

March 17, 2012

When Congress passed a 2011 budget rider (Sec. 1713)last spring that removed Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections from wolves of the Northern Rockies. Wolves in Idaho, Montana, eastern Washington, eastern Oregon and northern Utah were removed from the endangered species list and put under state control. Congress excluded Wyoming from this rule so wolves of…

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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Wolf Delisting

March 15, 2012

When we began 2011, wolves of the Northern Rockies were listed as endangered. Just a few months later everything changed for this special population of predators. During the spring, Congress passed a 2011 budget rider (Sec. 1713) that removed Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections from wolves in Idaho, Montana, eastern Washington, eastern Oregon and northern…

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Wolf Pup Wednesday with WCC Founder Hélène Grimaud!

March 15, 2012

Join us Next Week for a Very Special “International” Wolf Pup Wednesday! On March 21, WCC founder, and world-renowned French pianist, Hélène Grimaud will swap keyboard for cocktail shaker to be the “celebrity bartender” at Wolf Pup Wednesday at Le Chateau. Hélène will be joined by Peter Braat, cofounder of wildearth.tv, a native of the…

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The Straight Poop! Wolves and Livestock Predation

March 14, 2012

The German Herald reports that a scientific study of wolf scat (feces) in Germany proves that wolves are not to blame for sheep losses in that country thus debunking the myth that wolves are “sheep-stealing opportunists.” Wolves are often blamed for livestock losses here in the United States but livestock casualties are often the result…

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Kids Creating A Brighter Future For Wolves

March 13, 2012

Turner Burns consulting with Atka Wolves, their recovery, and the status of this keystone predator in the United States continue to be hot topics in in our country. In the past year we’ve seen many US wolf populations go from endangered to hunted, leaving so many wildlife advocates exhausted, angry, and discouraged. While some have…

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New Season Calls For a Wardrobe Change for Wolves

March 11, 2012

Time to reset your clocks…  It going to be a beautiful, mild, and LONG day today and no doubt many of us will have a major case of “Spring Fever!” Although all signs point to the arrival of a new season, the official start to spring relies not upon the a calendar date, but a…

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