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Month: October 2013

Among Wolves: Gordon Haber’s Insights into Alaska’s Most Misunderstood Animal

October 17, 2013

 Among Wolves: Gordon Haber’s Insights into Alaska’s Most Misunderstood Animal allows the reader a unique opportunity to learn from the late Dr. Gordon Haber and his fascinating 43 year study of Alaska’s wolves that resulted in an unwavering commitment to advocating for their preservation in the wild. Although the crash of Dr. Haber’s research plane…

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Audit Reveals Utah’s Anti-Wolf Contract Lacks Accountability

October 16, 2013

 What’s up with UTAH? Although wolves have found the wild way between the northern and southern Rockies, UTAH has taken suspect measures from letting wolves recover in the “Beehive State.” Some History: Wolf 314F In 2009, a female gray wolf known as 314F crossed into the state of Utah. The 18-month-old wolf was a member…

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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

October 15, 2013

WHAT DOES IT MATTER? (WOLF HUNTING AND TRAPPING) Originally posted By Project Coyote on San Diego Loves Green on October 15, 2013. History has demonstrated clearly that societal values and perceived needs ultimately determine the treatment and often survival of species such as the wolf.  Appropriately, public sensitivity to the killing of all large predators…

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It’s National Wolf Awareness Week

October 15, 2013

It’s National Wolf Awareness Week! A time to recognize the importance of wolves as an ESSENTIAL part of our natural landscapes and to engage others to become interested & active in wolf survival. Today the Wolf Conservation Center celebrates America’s lesser known wolf – the RED WOLF!  Please enjoy this video and help educate others…

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Harvest is For Crops, Not Corpses

October 12, 2013

Who else thinks it’s time to stop referring to the number of wolves killed in a hunt as a “harvest?”  Wolves are not corn… Wolf hunts have already begun in Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming, and soon to begin in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan.  As of Monday the Wolf Hunt Kill Totals (sadly referred to as…

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Children Changing Minds About Wolves

October 10, 2013

With kids like 8-yr-old Turner Burns, the future looks bright.  Turner is featured in October’s Ranger Rick Magazine because he wants to tell readers that wolves are important! When Turner was 6 yrs old, he shared a howl with the Wolf Conservation Center’s ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, and Zephyr, and his life hasn’t been the…

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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

October 8, 2013

“With the right hat, nothing else matters.” ~ Ambassador Wolf Atka

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Congressional Champions for Wolves Reach Out to Colleagues

October 8, 2013

Last week Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Rep. Raul M. Grijalva (D-AZ) sent a “Dear Colleague” letter to fellow House representatives asking them to sign on to their letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell.  In the letter, the republican and democrat oppose the proposed rule to remove Endangered Species Act protection from gray wolves in the…

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Three Weeks Left To Stand For Wolves

October 6, 2013

Beyond its role as a living symbol of our natural landscape, the wolf is a keystone species.  Its presence is critical to maintaining the structure and integrity of native ecosystems.  Federal protections for wolves are essential to help this animal recover and expand into still-suitable parts of its former range. On June 7, 2013, the…

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Don’t Let the Shutdown Silence Our Howls

October 3, 2013

Stand for Wolves at the Save the Lobo Rally & by Commenting Online Many Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) supporters have voiced concern about the impact of the government shutdown on the Albuquerque public hearing regarding USFWS’s national delisting draft rule and proposals affecting the future of Mexican wolf recovery. Undeterred by the shutdown, wildlife supporters…

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