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Month: September 2015

Eleven Year Old Running Like a Wolf to Raise Awareness

September 30, 2015

Eleven year-old Peyton from New Hampshire is running a half marathon on October 4th to raise awareness for wolves and support the Wolf Conservation Center! Peyton has felt a strong connection to wolves ever since he watched an episode of the Wild Kratts 4 years ago. He learned that wolves are loyal, family oriented, and…

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New Mexico Game Commission Deals Another Blow To Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery

September 29, 2015

In another blow for Mexican gray wolf recovery, the New Mexico Game Commission, under Governor Susana Martinez, voted unanimously today to DENY the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) permission to release wolves in the Gila National Forest. New Mexico Game and Fish withdrew its support for the Mexican wolf program in 2011. Now, the Commission…

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Super Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse and Wolves. Awesome.

September 27, 2015
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Protect the Endangered Species Act

September 27, 2015

Right now, Western Governors are visiting Washington, D.C. to engage with Congressional leaders on critical issues and policy affecting the West, including state authority and the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Their intent is to recommend reforms to the Act that benefit large corporations and other special interests. The ESA was passed in 1973 because Americans…

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You Cannot Love Game and Hate Wolves

September 25, 2015

One of the most common objections to predators on the landscape is their impact on prey populations. As far back as 1938, Aldo Leopold set the record straight. While the best-available science may indicate that we have the technical ability to “manage” a wolf hunt without endangering the population viability, there is no science, past…

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Wolf Conservation Center’s Red Wolf Pups: Essential, Healthy, and Full of Surprises

September 24, 2015

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 born pups must be checked during certain milestones in their…

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Words of Wisdom

September 24, 2015
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Happy Autumnal Equinox from the Wolf Conservation Center!

September 23, 2015
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A New Chapter Opens for an Endangered Red Wolf

September 21, 2015

Today we open a new chapter in the life of red wolf F2074, a special gal affectionately nicknamed “Gracie” by the Wolf Conservation Center‘s webcam community. The one-year-old has left her family nest to embark on what we hope will be an exciting and romantic adventure! Every summer, the Species Survival Plan (SSP) management group…

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Miley Cyrus travels to B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest with Pacific Wild

September 21, 2015

September 20, 2015 – Miley Cyrus and her brother Braison traveled to the Great Bear Rainforest on the central coast of British Columbia this weekend to join local wildlife conservationists from Pacific Wild on a research trip.   RELEASE: Miley Cyrus travels to B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest from Pacific Wild on Vimeo. “The government of British Columbia…

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