Month: October 2012

Homeward Bound After After Unique Collaborative Lobo Event

October 25, 2012

Lobo Recovery Area in the Gila wilderness taken from Lighthawk plane Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) founder Helene Grimaud, Board President Martha Handler, and curator Rebecca Bose returned home from Sante…

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What is Wildlife Services Hiding?

October 24, 2012

One might imagine that an agency called “Wildlife Services” would take on a supportive role in safeguarding wildlife. Think again. Often dubbed “the Killing Agency,” this branch of the U.S.…

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Wolf Conservation Center Joins “Project Yellowstone”

October 23, 2012

  Early this morning the Wolf Conservation Center’s (WCC) Maggie Howell and Spencer Wilhelm began their trek to Yellowstone National Park to enjoy the landscape and beasts they work so…

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Ambassador Wolf Atka Gets His New Toyota

October 22, 2012

For 100 consecutive days, between May 14 and August 21, 2012, Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good program gave up to 100 charities a chance to compete for one of six…

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Mexican Wolf M740 Gets a Clean Bill of Health

October 20, 2012

Dr Charlie Duffy VMD Last week a small team of Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) staff and volunteers ventured to the WCC’s endangered species facility to capture Mexican gray wolf M740…

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The Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center Lends a Helping Paw

October 18, 2012

Last week it was announced that after months of giving US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) the slip, Mexican wolf F1188, the alpha female of the Fox Mountain Pack, was…

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Ambassador Wolf Atka Gets Blessed

October 15, 2012

On Saturday October 13, Atka and crew traveled across the Hudson to meet some great folks Sparkill, NY. We were invited as part of Sparkill’s Christ Church’s annual ECODAY -an…

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The Key to Raising Successful, Self-Sufficient Wolves

October 13, 2012

A recent article and video feature a study that explores keys to wolf pack breeding success in Yellowstone National Park. The study concludes that female body weight and pack size…

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Quick Check up for Mexican Gray Wolf M740

October 12, 2012

M740, one of the sixteen critically endangered Mexican gray wolves that call the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) home as part of a Species Survival Plan under the Endangered Species Act,…

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Fox Mountain Alpha Female Captured By USFWS

October 11, 2012

After months of giving the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) the slip, Mexican wolf F1188, the alpha female of the Fox Mountain Pack, was unfortunately captured. Back in August,…

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