Month: August 2012

Federal Protections Stripped from Wyoming Wolves

August 31, 2012

As 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. A year ago Congress passed a 2011 budget rider (Sec. 1713) that  removed Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections from wolves of the  Northern Rockies.  Wolves in Idaho, Montana, eastern…

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Atka the Wolf Visits the Hampton Classic Horse Show

August 29, 2012

The predator stole the show at an ungulate event. Go figure.

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The Wild Is Waiting, Wolves are Ready

August 25, 2012

F836 by Michael Clough This is a photo of Mexican Gray Wolf F836. This beautiful loba lived at the Wolf Conservation Center for several years before her release into the wild near the Arizona/New Mexico border. It has been 1377 days since the US Fish and Wildlife Service released a new Mexican wolf into the…

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Controversy around WA’s Wedge Pack Continues

August 23, 2012

Over the past few years wildlife advocates have been elated to learn about wolves that had quietly claimed new territory as their own in the Pacific Northwest. Just a few months ago we howled with glee when news that Washington State was officially home to eight confirmed packs! Wolves, however, are often coupled with controversy…

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Join Atka on the Red Carpet at “True Wolf” in NYC

August 16, 2012

The film “True Wolf” is the story of a wolf called Koani who with the help of her human companions, became an ambassador for her species, traveling the country to help raise awareness about wolves. Sound familiar? The compelling film has been screened in a number of states and tomorrow “True Wolf” is coming to…

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WCC’s Supporters Win A New Toyota for Ambassador Wolf Atka

August 14, 2012

For 100 consecutive days, between May 14 and August 21, 2012, Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program is giving up to 100 charities a chance to compete for one of six Toyota models compliments of Toyota Financial Services! Everyday 100 Cars for Good profiles five finalists at and Facebook subscribers are invited to vote…

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National Wolfwatcher Coalition Wants Hunt/Trap-Free Zones Around YNP

August 2, 2012

Agate’s Pack 471F (photo: Brandi Nichols) The great folks from National Wolfwatcher Coalition (NWC) are very concerned about Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks wolf hunting and trapping plan for the upcoming 2012-13 season. At the very least they’re asking for a hunt and trap-free buffer zone enacted immediately to surround Yellowstone National Park to protect…

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