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Month: July 2015

Free Family Event on August 12 – Walk for Wolves

July 27, 2015

Free Family Event to Protect Our Wild Heritage August 12, 2015  1PM – 3PM  Ward Pound Ridge Reservation (Shelter 5)  6 Reservation Road Cross River, New York 10518 Notable author, Newbery award winner, and USFWS “Conservation Hero,” Jean Craighead George wrote books for children. Children are still in love with the wonders of nature, and…

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A Movement to Save the Endangered Species Act

July 26, 2015

Don’t Sink The Ark! Join the Movement to Save the Endangered Species Act According to a new national poll from Earthjustice and Defenders of Wildlife, 90% of American registered voters support the Endangered Species Act (ESA), and 71% of voters believe ESA listing decisions should be made by scientists, not by politicians. And yet the…

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Stop Lobo What’s That Sound

July 26, 2015

16 year old Mexican gray wolf F613 (aka Mama) and her four 7-year-old children are among 28 wolves who call the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) home. The Mexican gray wolf or “lobo” is the most genetically distinct lineage of wolves in the Western Hemisphere, and one of the most endangered mammals in North America. By…

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Stand up for Denali’s Wolves

July 22, 2015

For five years now, there has been a notable decline in the number of wolf sightings in Denali National Park and Preserve. New research indicates that wolf mortality rates in Alaska’s Denali National Park have recently spiked to worrying levels, with the lowest estimated wolf density recorded this year since monitoring began in 1986. And…

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Red Wolf Pup Passes Away at the Wolf Conservation Center

July 17, 2015

Dear Friends, It is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of a special wolf. One of the 10-week-old red wolf pups has passed away. Although very few were lucky enough to meet her in real life, the lone female of the litter affectionately called “Charlotte,” has been melting the hearts…

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Northeast Wolf Coalition Advocates for Wolf Recovery in New York

July 17, 2015

 For Immediate Release, July 17, 2015Contact: Maggie Howell, (914) 763 2372, [email protected] Northeast Wolf Coalition Advocates for Wolf Recovery in NY NEW YORK: Under the auspices of Teaming with Wildlife, every 10 years all states update their State Wildlife Action Plans (SWAP) for species of greatest conservation need (SGCN). These updates ensure that each state…

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2015 Mexican Gray Wolf Annual Meeting

July 16, 2015

Representatives from dozens of facilities participating in the Mexican Wolf Species Survival Plan (MWSSP) are presently at the Zoológico de Chapultepec in Mexico City for the MWSSP Annual Meeting! This meeting is bringing together Fish and Wildlife Agencies from both US and Mexico, endangered species reproductive specialists, and many other organization representatives including Wolf Conservation Center (WCC)…

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Opening an Exciting Chapter for the Wolf Conservation Center

July 13, 2015

At the heart of the Wolf Conservation Center’s core values is its belief that education can be a positive catalyst for change! Thus, we are proud to report that the Center’s Education Team successfully blazed a new trail last week when it hosted its first educator’s three-day workshop for public school elementary and middle school…

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URGENT – Riders Take Aim at Gray Wolves and the ESA

July 8, 2015

Riders Take Aim at Gray Wolves and the ESA According to a new national poll from Earthjustice and Defenders of Wildlife, 90% of American registered voters support the Endangered Species Act (ESA), and 71% of voters believe ESA listing decisions should be made by scientists, not by politicians. And yet a bill debated on the House floor just yesterday,…

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Red Wolf Pupdate – Time for a Checkup!

July 6, 2015

Male red wolf pup – The largest of the litter! On May 2, 2015, red wolf F1563 (a.k.a. Salty) gave birth to a litter of pups. All of them adorable and each a valuable contribution to the recovery of his and her rare and at-risk species. Under Red Wolf Species Survival Plan (SSP) protocols, captive…

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