Month: January 2017

Keep Calm and Howl On

January 13, 2017
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Broader Implications of Delisting Wyoming Wolves – Nationwide Delisting

January 11, 2017

Congresswoman Liz Cheney (WY) introduced HR 424 yesterday, a bill that would permanently remove federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections from gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Wyoming, and thus allow trophy hunting of wolves to immediately resume within the regions. To add insult to injury, the bill prohibits judicial review thus preventing any…

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New Bill Aims to Permanently Delist Wolves in 4 States

January 11, 2017

Congressman Liz Cheney (WY) introduced HR 424 yesterday, a bill that would permanently remove federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections from gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Wyoming, and thus allow trophy hunting of wolves to immediately resume within the regions. To add insult to injury, the bill prohibits judicial review thus preventing any…

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Inspirational 10-Year-Old Raises Awareness and Funds the Wolf Conservation Center

January 9, 2017

Ten-year-old Bria of Faces Of The Endangered is doing her part to help endangered species (and the Wolf Conservation Center) one painting at a time! An avid animal lover from Sioux Falls, SD, Bria raised $2,240 for the WCC by selling her beautiful original paintings and prints. “Each painting focuses on a critically endangered animal…

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We Can’t Let 2017 Be Remembered As the Year We Gave up On Red Wolves

January 8, 2017

With only 45 red wolves remaining in the wild, he might be the last one you see. Red wolves don’t have a voice when it comes to endangered species policy. But you do. URGENT: Please tell Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell that USFWS, the very agency charged by federal law with protecting endangered species,…

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Ambassador Wolf Nikai Makes Snow Angels

January 7, 2017

Beyond being cute, wolves are critical keystone species. Learn about their ecological importance here.

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Mexican Wolf’s Legacy Lives On…

January 6, 2017

Look how much the 7-month-old Mexican gray wolf pups have grown! Beyond being fuzzy and cute, these three critically endangered lobos represent the Wolf Conservation Center‘s active efforts to save a species from the brink of extinction. Unbeknownst to the kiddos, their grandfather, Mexican wolf M863 of the California Wolf Center, recently passed away. Our…

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Fourteen Mexican gray wolves Found Dead in 2016

January 4, 2017

Fourteen critically endangered Mexican gray wolves were found dead in 2016. That’s over 10% of the wild population and marks the most deaths in any single year since the federal government began reintroducing the keystone species into the wilds of New Mexico and Arizona in 1998. While many of the cases remain under investigation, federal…

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House Reps Pass ProvisionsTo Make It Easier To Sell Off America’s Public Lands

January 4, 2017

Yesterday House Representatives passed an amendment that will make it easier for members of the new Congress to give away our federal public lands to the states and other entities. More. The public lands of the United States harbor some of the greatest resources of our nation and are owned by ALL Americans. Do you…

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Who is Atka the Wolf?

January 2, 2017

Who is Atka? He’s the confident and charismatic ambassador wolf who has won the hearts and opened the minds of hundreds of thousands of people in his 14 years. He’s a powerful presence in the fight to preserve wolves’ rightful place in the environment, and for the Wolf Conservation Center staff and volunteers, he’s the…

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