Month: November 2013

Wolf Conservation Center Talks Wolves and the Endangered Species Act on NBC News

November 30, 2013

The Wolf Conservation Center is featured in a story about the Endangered Species Act, Wolves, and  Politics on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy (To watch double click on “loading” after hitting play arrow) In the 40 years since the ESA was established,…

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Congressional Attack on the Endangered Species Act

November 26, 2013

Senators Rand Paul, Dean Heller (R-Nev.) & Rep. Mark Amodei (R-Nev.) introduce a bill that attempts to undermine the Endangered Species Act’s authority. The ‘Endangered Species Management Self-Determination Act’ is a congressional attack on the ESA, providing state governors with the power to decide how to regulate intrastate endangered species – so states can ignore…

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Rep. Nita Lowey Introduces Bill to Safeguard Wildlife

November 22, 2013

Representative Nita Lowry (NY) has reintroduced a federal bill, the “Refuge from Cruel Trapping Act (H.R. 3513)” which seeks to end the use of body-gripping traps in the National Wildlife Refuge System. Please SIGN/SHARE the Wolf Conservation Center‘s POPVOX legislative campaign to show your SUPPORT of this bill – When you sign the Popvox…

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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

November 20, 2013

Despite the vast effort, resources, and support invested in wolf recovery, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) is poised to make changes that will put the future of the gray wolf and its proven benefits to ecosystems at serious risk. 1) Nationwide Gray Wolf Delisting Proposal: USFWS’s proposes to remove Endangered Species Act  protections for…

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Wolf Conservation Center Advocates for a Wild Future

November 19, 2013

Only about 75 Mexican wolves survive in the wild, making them the most endangered wolf in the world. The “lobo” (Canis lupus baileyi) is the southernmost and most genetically distinct subspecies of gray wolf in the North America. This critically endangered species has struggled for a decade and a half, failing to come close to reaching…

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Wolf Trophy Hunts in Progress in Six U.S. States

November 18, 2013

Trophy wolf hunts are in progress in 6 states. Although some canine cousins are able to prepare, 548 wolves were not so fortunate. Latest Posted 2013 Wolf Trophy Hunt Kill totals:Idaho – 124Wyoming – 51Montana – 82Wisconsin – 210Minnesota – 75Michigan – 6Total: 548 We cannot give these fallen individuals their lives back, but we…

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Full Moon Fever

November 16, 2013

Catch it if you can.

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Join the Wolf Conservation Center in Yellowstone!

November 15, 2013

Enjoy an Adventure of a Lifetime! Join the WCC for a unique and educational summer adventure in Yellowstone National Park that is sure to impart lasting memories of a landscape rich with wildlife!  In July, the weather is wonderful and wildlife are abundant in the verdant valleys, herds of bison roam where wolves are close…

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Rock Legend Iggy Pop Urges Mchigan Governor to Cancel Wolf Hunt

November 14, 2013

  Michigan native Iggy Pop, a music legend and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has endorsed the Keep Michigan Wolves Protected campaign to stop the planned the state’s first wolf hunt set to start Friday, November 15th.  Iggy Pop urges Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to cancel the state’s controversial wolf hunt…

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Logging Pushes Rare Alaska Wolves Toward Extinction

November 13, 2013

Is Alaska letting the logging industry to do their dirty work? As the feds delay an the Endangered Species Act status review for southeast Alaska’s Alexander Archipelago wolves, the situation of these unique forest wolves dramatically worsens, largely because of large-scale logging of old-growth trees on Prince of Wales Island in the Tongass National Forest.…

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