Month: April 2013

Wolf Conservation Center Ambassador Pack to Remain a Trio

April 26, 2013

Dear Friends, Late yesterday afternoon we learned that the Wolf Conservation Center will not be welcoming a new Ambassador pup this spring. Due to unanticipated circumstances, the breeding facility is unwilling to relinquish any pups born this season. Although we’re terribly disappointed, our resolve to provide science-based education programming with Ambassador wolves remains strong.  Ambassador…

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First Mexican Wolves Born at the WCC Turn 5 Years Old

April 22, 2013

It’s birthday season for wolves in North America so over the coming weeks we’ll have a lot of celebrating to do!  Today we honor a special litter of lobos: Happy B’Earth Day Mexican wolves M1139, M1140, M1141, F1143, F1144, and F1145!On April 22, 2008, Mexican wolf F613 gave birth to 3 boys and 3 girls. …

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Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2013
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The Dynamic Duo Enter Their “Terrific-Twos!”

April 20, 2013

It’s hard to believe that the pair we used to refer to as the “diminutive duo” are turning two years old today! An inspiration from their adorable start, the stunning siblings continue to thrive in their “Ambassador” roles. By providing science-based education programming with our Ambassador pack, we improve our efforts to successfully restore endangered…

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New Guidlines to Limit Animal Abuse by Federal Agency

April 17, 2013

Stung by charges of animal abuse, Wildlife Services, a branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has adopted new guidelines for how its employees are to handle dogs in the field. This move comes after very disturbing photos surfaced on the web last November showing an agent’s hunting dogs attacking a helpless coyote caught in…

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Wolf Conservation Center Mourns Mexican Wolf F837

April 15, 2013

t is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of a special wolf that many of us “knew.” Mexican Gray Wolf F837 passed away earlier today.  We won’t know the cause of her death until a necropsy is performed. The Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) was first introduced to F837 in November…

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Happy Tax Day

April 15, 2013
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Michigan Voters Want Wolves Protected

April 11, 2013

With just 687 wolves in Michigan and more than 50 years spent to recover them, the  Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) believes we need to keep Michigan wolves protected. The WCC is among the 119 other organizations across the country that endorsed an advocacy movement sparked by the great folks from Keep Michigan’s Wolves Protected to…

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Women, Wolves, Work, and the Will to Lead

April 7, 2013

 Alawa leans in.

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Wolf Conservation Center Talks Wolves On Public Radio

April 5, 2013

WCC’s Maggie Howell talks wolves, coexistence, predator friendly products, and the family of advocacy organizations working on behalf of our favorite misunderstood predator on Public Radio 88.3 WPPB – FM. Listen here (interview starts about 1/3 into the program)

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