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Month: July 2013

Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

July 31, 2013

“Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left.”   ~ Aldo Leopold

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Two Opportunities to Take Action for America’s Wolves

July 30, 2013

Nationwide Gray Wolf Delisting: What You Can Do On June 7, 2013, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) officially announced its plan to remove Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections for the gray wolf (Canis lupus) in the contiguous United States. Although USFWS director Daniel M. Ashe declared victory for gray wolf recovery by stating…

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Day One In Yellowstone: Micro-Mania

July 29, 2013

The Wolf Conservation Center’s (WCC) second troop of Yellowstone Adventurers have arrived! WCC’s Alex Spitzer and over a dozen WCC supporters will be exploring the park and it’s wild denizens for the next few days and we look forward to Alex’s reports from the field. Day One:Our first day started around 11am when we were…

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A Day in the Life of Atka

July 28, 2013

He’s a teacher, a rock star, a hero, and a wolf.  Now it’s time to see what a day in Atka’s life is really like.  Enjoy!

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Saving a Species – 2013 Red Wolf Annual Meeting

July 26, 2013

Representatives from over 40 facilities participating in the Red Wolf Species Survival Plan (RWSSP) have “packed up” to attend the annual Red Wolf Species Survival Plan meeting in Florida’s Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park!  This meeting brings together Fish and Wildlife Agencies, many zoo representatives, endangered species reproductive specialists, and Wolf Conservation Center…

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Landscape Advice from Raynor Czerwinski

July 23, 2013

 Isle of Rum from Singing Sands Beach People love the stunning landscape photography of our Artist of the Month, Raynor Czerwinski, so we asked him for advice about shooting landscapes and whether special equipment was necessary. Raynor: I often preach that the camera does not matter. The best camera is the one you have…

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Think Like A Mountain For Mexican Gray Wolves

July 22, 2013

The Wolf Conservation Center’s (WCC) efforts to conserve Mexican gray wolves is priority. It’s crunch time for the Mexican wolf, the future of the planet’s most endangered wolf is on shaky ground.  Although the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s  (USFWS) proposal to change the rules governing the Mexican wolf reintroduction does include ONE step…

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WCC Artist of the Month Raynor Czwerinski

July 18, 2013

We’re already halfway through the first month of our inaugural Artist of the Month program, so it’s about time we gave you a little more information about our artist Raynor Czerwinski! Early Shadow and Lupine (Crested Butte, CO) One of Raynor’s favorite photographic subjects is the area around Crested Butte, Colorado, where he has lived…

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Timber Wolf. Literally.

July 18, 2013

Ever see a wolf climb a tree? We hadn’t until Ambassador wolf Alawa showed off her Tarzan-like skills!

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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

July 17, 2013

“Wolf conservation has become a dramatic expression of the goodness of the human spirit. It shows that we respect the rights of other life-forms, even when they may cause problems. It shows that we are capable and committed to correcting the mistakes of the past. Wolf restoration is a touchstone for measuring our reverence for…

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