Month: September 2012

Wedge Pack Wolves Under Fire

September 26, 2012

Washington’s Wedge Pack remains in the news and in harm’s way. Although many of us spoke up on behalf of this wolf family over a month ago, the future is bleak for the wolves of the Wedge. Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) announced last Friday that they aim to eliminate the entire pack…

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Happy First Day of Autumn

September 22, 2012

Let the pumpkin hunting begin!

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Vermont Cries Wolf

September 18, 2012

Over the weekend, the Wolf Conservation Center crew was summoned to the mountains to participate in the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum‘s annual Wildlife Festival. It’s not often that folks from NY go to Vermont for an hour, but the trek was fun for staff and beasts alike. The crew consisted of WCC staff members…

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Litigation Pending for Wyoming Wolves

September 13, 2012

Almost 2 weeks ago, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife (USFWS) announced that the Wyoming population of gray wolves is recovered and no longer warrants protection under the ESA. Beginning September 30th, wolves in Wyoming will be managed by the state under an approved management plan, as they are in the states of Idaho and Montana.…

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Rebecca Bose talks about the Wolf Conservation Center Foundation

September 13, 2012

Visit with Wolf Conservation Center Curator, Rebecca Bose, to learn why you should vote for the Wolf Conservation Center Foundation (WCCF) in the Chase Community Giving competition – all while watching the release of M1483, a member of the red wolf species Survival Plan, arrive at the WCC and the antics of ambassador wolves Alawa…

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Red Wolf News: Controversial Coyote Night-Hunting Rule Challenged in Court

September 8, 2012

Earlier this summer, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) announced their plan to allow night hunting of coyotes throughout North Carolina including the five-county red wolf recovery area, an area inhabited by the only wild population of this endangered wolf species. Night hunting within the red wolf recovery area poses a serious threat to…

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Vote for the WCCF in the Chase Community Giving Grant Competition

September 5, 2012

With your support, the Wolf Conservation Center Foundation (WCCF), a foundation to provide public and financial support to solely benefit the WCC, has a chance of receiving grant money through the Chase Community Giving Program! Chase Community Giving is a program where you choose which charities should win grants from Chase by voting between September…

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The Rural Economic Vitalization Act (REVA) – For the Wedge Pack

September 4, 2012

We heard some very upsetting news from Wolf Haven International this afternoon. Many of us spoke up on behalf of the Wedge Pack, and now the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife announced they and could kill up to four wolves in this family for killing a calf. “The latest news on the Wedge wolf…

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