Month: October 2014

Happy Howl-o-Ween!

October 31, 2014
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Unleash “Lone Wolf”

October 28, 2014

No other North American mammal inspires such a wide range of human emotions as the wolf. The passionate positive and negative responses that wolves inspire in people have left the issue of their recovery both contentious and undecided, but also full of promise. Linking the wolf to acts of terrorism only further pollutes the reputation…

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Critically Endangered Wolves Get a Clean Bill of Health

October 22, 2014

This time of year Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) staff and volunteers pry into the private lives of the critically endangered wolves that call the WCC home. It’s the season for annual medical exams. People often ask us how we monitor the health of our wolves. Needless to say, the well-being of our wolves is a…

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The WCC Talks Wolves on Heritage Radio Network

October 21, 2014

 Wolf Conservation Center‘s Maggie Howell talks all about wolves on Heritage Radio Network hosted by Animal Instinct. Listen HERE.

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John Vucetich Explains Why Public Wolf Hunts Are Not the Solution

October 20, 2014

John Vucetich, Michigan Tech associate professor of wildlife ecology and co-director of the Isle Royale Wolf-Moose Study, explains why a public hunt against wolves is not an answer.  Keep Michigan Wolves Protected is a coalition of conservation groups, animal welfare organizations, Native American tribes, wildlife scientists, faith groups, veterinarians, hunters, farmers, and concerned Michigan citizens.…

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Wolf Words of Wisdom

October 18, 2014
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Support the Northeast Wolf Coalition in Style

October 16, 2014

 Recognizing the need for a collaborative effort that explores the vision of and potential for wolf recovery in the Northeast USA, the Northeast Wolf Coalition was established in March, 2014 as an alliance of conservation organizations in New York, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts and Connecticut and beyond. The Coalition’s work, guided by some of our…

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Enter the Private Lives of Critically Endangered Wolves

October 14, 2014

 Today we are thrilled to reveal our BIG Wolf Awareness Week surprise – a NEW WEBCAM! We can now welcome a global audience to join a beautiful family of critically endangered Mexican gray wolves. The family consists of the 15-year-old matriarch, F613, and her four “kids” (M1139, M1140, F1143 & F1145) born at the Wolf…

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A Special Wolf Pup Milestone

October 13, 2014

Today Nikai turns six months old! So throw back your head and let out a long celebratory howl for the newest member Wolf Conservation Center‘s Ambassador Pack! An inspiration from his adorable start, the stunning fellow continues to be a powerful presence in the fight to preserve wolves’ rightful place in the environment. Within a…

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Collared Idaho Wolf Spotted in Utah

October 9, 2014

 Predator killing contests, the elimination of entire families of wolves in wilderness areas, sharpshooters from the skies… Idaho’s aggressive approach to wolf management has tarnished the state’s image.   And it’s no wonder that resident wolves are opting to explore their options. Although we don’t know the motive, one Idaho wolf opted out and accomplished…

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