Skip to content

Month: June 2014

Gray Wolf Status by State in the Northeast

June 25, 2014

Wolves roamed the Northeast into the last century, until they were eliminated by persistent anti-wolf campaigns and the decimation of timberlands. Successful forest regeneration in the past 100 years has created suitable wolf habitat again in the region, and scientists continue to study the possibility of the natural recolonization and restoration of wolves to the…

Read More

Montana’s Wolf Hunting Season Comment Period Ends Today

June 23, 2014

 The Wolf Conservation Center is opposed to the hunting of all predators, especially wolves, with the possible exception of extremely rare (and confirmed) threats to people, pets and property. A great body of scientific work confirms when it comes to wolves, it’s not about quotas. A wolf is a wolf when it’s part of an…

Read More

Wolf Pup vs. Cat Nap

June 19, 2014

Most of us have struggled at one point or another with fighting sleep. Whether it’s in class, on the bus, or in front of the tube, usually sleepiness will conquer.  This holds true for wolf pups too! Join Ambassador wolf pup Nikai as he fights the ZZZs. Nikai is the newest adorable addition to the…

Read More

Managing Wolves by the Numbers

June 19, 2014

Under the endangered species regulations governing gray wolf recovery, states must monitor wolf numbers and file annual status reports on wolf populations and packs on an annual basis. Federal authorities review the reports to ensure wolves are being properly managed above minimum standards to avoid relisting wolves as an endangered species. Evidence across the country,…

Read More

Companion Pictures Spotlights Ambassador Wolf Atka

June 18, 2014

Companion Pictures brings you inside our wolf pack at the Wolf Conservation Center! Via a series of short films we’ll be sharing weekly, the independent production company is helping us teach people about the importance and plight of a misunderstood species. This week’s episode is about Atka and the places he takes us to help…

Read More

Border Collie vs Wolf Pup!

June 17, 2014

It took a little while, but Nikai, a 9-week-old wolf pup, started to get the hang of playing with Faye, a 13-week-old Border Collie, toward the end of their first playdate. It’s easy to see that Faye is definitely controlling the games, though! The two cute canids met up so that Nikai could benefit from…

Read More

New Media Helps Our Wolf Howls Go Global

June 12, 2014

Companion Pictures brings you inside our wolf pack at the Wolf Conservation Center! Via a series of short films we’ll be sharing weekly, the independent production company is helping us teach people about the importance and plight of a misunderstood species.  This week’s episode explores how new media helps our howls go global. Enjoy!

Read More

Wolf Pup Hiccups!

June 10, 2014

Wolves can make a variety of vocalizations. They growl, whimper, whine, bark, huff, howl… Although the wolf’s howl is has been the inspiration for films, essays, poems, etc… we think there is another sound that evokes equal levels of emotion and excitement – a wolf pup’s hiccup! Eight-week-old gray wolf pup Nikai is the newest…

Read More

New Season Calls For Wild Hair Days for Wolves

June 9, 2014

Flowers are blooming, the trees are green, and school is letting out –  all great signs pointing to the arrival of a new season! Although the official start to summer relies upon a date on the calendar, wolves rely on subtle cues from Mother Nature to begin preparations for the summer months.  Ambassador wolves Atka,…

Read More

Companion Pictures Invites You Embrace the Howl

June 4, 2014

Companion Pictures brings you inside our wolf pack at the Wolf Conservation Center! Via a series of short films we’ll be sharing weekly, the independent production company is helping us teach people about the importance and plight of a misunderstood species. This week’s episode explores why we love the howl of the wolf.

Read More