Month: May 2012

Final Day in Yellowstone: New Friendships and a Tearful Farewell

May 31, 2012

The Wolf Conservation Center’s Spring Yellowstone Adventure is coming to a close. WCC’s Alex Spitzer sent us his final report and it sounds like the great crew will be bringing back some great memories, photos, and new friendships. Final Day in YellowstoneToday was our last day in the park and boy was it exciting. Not…

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Day Two in Yellowstone: A Detour Brings Surprises!

May 30, 2012

According to the Wolf Conservation Center’s Alex Spitzer, the WCC Yellowstone Adventure has been full of surprises! The Road Not Taken What an interesting start to the day! When Nathan came to pick us up, he came bearing news that the majority of the park was closed due to unknown reasons. We decided to head…

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Day One in Yellowstone: A Three Dog Day!

May 29, 2012

Over the weekend we received our first Yellowstone report from Wolf Conservation Center’s Alex Spitzer. It appears the WCC’s Spring Yellowstone Adventure was off to a snowy start! Big thanks to Alex for sharing his experience and photos! Settling InOur morning started off pretty casually. Everyone had flown in the day/night before to avoid outrageous…

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Enjoy Your Holiday Weekend!

May 27, 2012
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A Milestone for WCC’s Ambassador Wolf “Pups!”

May 26, 2012

A year ago today the Wolf Conservation Center family grew a little bigger. My how they’ve grown… Happy one year anniversary, Zephyr and Alawa! You’re both doing an amazing job teaching people about the importance of your wild brothers and sisters (and stealing the hearts of all that you meet as well!) In honor of…

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Wolf Conservation Center’s Yellowstone Adventures Begins

May 24, 2012

Some members of the Wolf Conservation Center’s education team are heading to Yellowstone National Park with some friends to meet up with the great folks from The Wild Side, LLC for a week of wildlife watching! Last year’s spring and summer adventures were a great success and we expect the same for this season’s crew…

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Wild Thing

May 22, 2012

Thanks to some extremely dedicated teachers from PS98M, very supportive parents, the Inwood Hill Park Rangers, and the generous donors at, the Wolf Conservation Center was able to bring Atka to visit some AMAZING kids despite the odds against us. What an inspirational day. Enjoy the video!

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A Day for Rare Species

May 18, 2012

National Endangered Species Day is a day to remind us of the significance of protecting endangered species and the wild habitat they require. We all have the responsibility to affect the world and today is a perfect day to use your voice in order to speak up for species in need. There are many resources…

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Happy Birthday Atka!

May 17, 2012

Today the big guy turns 10 years old! It’s hard to believe our Ambassador pup is all grown up. Seems like it was just yesterday when hundreds of people traveled to the Wolf Conservation Center’s Pup Fair to celebrate arrival of the stunning fellow. But think of all the people he has touched since his…

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Rest in Peace

May 15, 2012

Jean Craighead George R.I.P. (July 2, 1919 – May 15, 2012)Today we lost a hero, an inspiration, an “old wolf,” and a friend. Keep howling. We miss you, Jean.

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