Month: November 2012

Happy Birthday, Hélène Grimaud!

November 7, 2012

Hélène and Alawa Hélène Grimaud, founder of the Wolf Conservation Center, will be spending her birthday performing in LA’s prestigious Walt Disney Concert Hall featuring music from her 2010 album Resonances. On her special day, we thank her for her voice as a global advocate for wolves. In Hélène’s words, wolves are not only essential…

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WCC’s Mexican Gray Wolves Discover New Territory

November 5, 2012

Mexican wolf M740 Early this morning, Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) staff and volunteers began the first of several “health exam capture days” scheduled this season. Under Species Survival Plan protocols, all captive critically endangered Mexican Gray Wolves and Red Wolves must be checked by a veterinarian on a yearly basis. With the exception of these…

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Annual Health Checks for WCC’s Endangered Wolves Begin

November 4, 2012

Daylight Saving Time has officially ended. It’s time to set your clocks back, change the batteries in your smoke detectors, and for the WCC to conduct annual health examinations on the 16 Mexican gray wolves and 6 red wolves that call the Center home. Tomorrow we’ll begin the first of several “health exam capture days”…

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Wolf Conservation Center Supporters Lend a Helping Paw

November 2, 2012

Although we still have lots to do in the coming weeks to recover from Hurricane Sandy, we have been making some progress. Our dedicated volunteers have been working tirelessly to remove fallen trees and erect damaged fences and sadly, the end is not currently in sight. Enormous thanks to our supporters who have sent in…

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Recovering From Hurricane Sandy: The Wolves are Alright

November 1, 2012

Ambassador wolf Atka lending a helping paw Wolf Conservation Center staff, volunteers, and wolves are sharing a collective sigh of relief. Although Hurricane Sandy did a number on our Center in South Salem, NY, everyone is alright. Dozens of enormous trees fell victim to the storm’s powerful winds tearing down several fences in their fall.…

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