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Month: December 2016

Here’s to You!

December 31, 2016

Every voice raised in support of wildlife and wild places can make a difference. And when we all work together we can make big things happen! It is because our pack, supporters and champions like YOU, that the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) has become a national leader in wolf education, advocacy, and the protection of…

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Happy Birthday Endangered Species Act

December 28, 2016

Four years ago today, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) was signed into law. Sadly, despite its success and public support, the ESA is under attack like never before. The ESA was passed in 1973 because Americans believed that protecting our wildlife was an obligation to future generations, our nation’s environmental health, our fellow creatures, and…

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Joy to the World!

December 25, 2016
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Happy Howlidays from the Wolf Conservation Center

December 24, 2016

‘Tis the night before Christmas And Santa is prowling We know that he’s close ‘Cause the wolves are all howling! May the magic and the wonder of the holiday season stay with you throughout the coming year. Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah!

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Happy Winter Solstice!

December 21, 2016

Hello, winter, my old friend.You’ve come to howl with me again.

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It Only Takes One Howl…

December 18, 2016

Every voice raised in support of wildlife and wild places can make a difference. And when we all work together we can make big things happen. Please consider taking action via the Wolf Conservation Center’s active campaigns HERE. Thank you!

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President-elect Donald Trump Now Said to Pick Rep Ryan Zinke for Interior

December 14, 2016

In an unexpected turn of events, President-elect Donald Trump is now said to have picked Montana Representative Ryan Zinke, a Republican who gets low marks from environmental groups but has bucked his party to protect public land, as his nominee for Interior secretary, according to two sources familiar with the transition planning. Zinke’s repeated support…

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Wolf Conservation Center Opposes Nomination of Cathy McMorris Rodgers As Interior Secretary

December 12, 2016

The Wolf Conservation Center opposes the nomination of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers for Secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior. Her lack of support for Endangered Species Act — or at least how it’s been used – clearly stands in opposition to our core beliefs and mission.  As of Friday, December 9, 2016, it seems…

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Wolf Species Have ‘Howling Dialects’

December 11, 2016

Wolves are highly social animals that live in well-organized family units called packs. Cooperative living gives wolf families a number of benefits. It facilitates successful hunting, pup-rearing, defending pack territory, and more. Communication is key to successful group living and wolves communicate effectively in a number of ways. Although wolves use varied vocalizations to express…

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Beauty. Not Beast. Vital. Not Villainous.

December 9, 2016

Beyond being beautiful, wolves are critical keystone species. By regulating prey populations, wolves enable many other species of plants and animals to flourish. Without predators, such as wolves, an ecosystem fails to support a natural level of biodiversity, and may cease to exist altogether. The recovery of the gray wolf after its eradication from Yellowstone…

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