Month: September 2014

Vision of a Wilder Northeast

September 30, 2014

The Northeast Wolf Coalition‘s NEW video introduces us to the region’s wild heritage. Big thanks to Predator Defense‘s Brooks Fahy and all our wonderful supporters who contributed photos to help demonstrate the present and potential beauty the Northeast offers.

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Wolves Abloom

September 28, 2014

We can find out that it’s fall by looking at the calendar, but what fun is that? We know fall has arrived when we can kick our feet though a carpet of leaves, when everything nice is pumpkin-spiced, and when tank tops and bathing suits are replaced with football pads and chunky sweaters. We’re not…

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And the Oscar Goes to…

September 26, 2014

Waning Wolf is a short film about Wolf Conservation Center Ambassador wolf Atka and his mission to teach people about the importance and plight of his wild kin. We’re happy to announce that the short is an official selection of the Woodstock Film Festival in Woodstock, New York! If you’re in the area, please consider…

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Happy New Year

September 24, 2014
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71,500 People Speak Out for Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves

September 24, 2014

New Rules Expand Area Mexican Wolves Can Roam, But Also Allow Increased Wolf Killing TUCSON, Ariz.— More than 71,500 people submitted comments to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) in support of stronger protections for Mexican gray wolves during the comment period ending today. In July, the agency proposed a new rule updating management…

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Federal Judge Reinstates Federal Protections for Wyoming Wolves!

September 23, 2014

Victory for wolves in Wyoming! Federal judge reinstates federal protections statewide! Center for Biological Diversity‘s Press Release.Federal protections for gray wolves in Wyoming were reinstated today after a judge invalidated the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) 2012 statewide Endangered Species Act delisting of the species. The ruling from the U.S. District Court halts the…

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For Red Wolves, Ignoring Climate Change is Not An Option

September 23, 2014

Red wolves exist in only one place in the wild*, the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge on North Carolina’s Albemarle Peninsula. The densely vegetated refuge is perfect for red wolves: full of prey and practically devoid of people. Perfect, except it may all be underwater soon. Smithsonian Magazine explains why ignoring rising seas is not an…

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Wolves to Help Scientists Predict Climate Effects on Various Species

September 22, 2014

By studying the wolves of Yellowstone National Park, a group of researchers are developing a new model for understanding how both ecological and evolutionary traits of an animal population change as the environment does. The researchers recorded and studied data from Yellowstone for more than 15 years, including the body size, coat color, and population…

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Wolf Pups Spotted at People’s Climate March in NYC!

September 21, 2014

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”   ~ Dr Seuss, The Lorax

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USFWS Poised to Turn Its Back On Red Wolf Recovery

September 17, 2014

 Last month the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced that it will be conducting a review of the North Carolina red wolf population. The evaluation, which will be completed by October 10, 2014, will be peer reviewed and then used to help the Service determine if it will continue, modify, or END the program…

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