Month: June 2017
Western Governors’ Association Seeks to Dismantle ESA
With most of Washington focused on fights over presidential tweets, healthcare, and Russian meddling, lawmakers are taking controversial steps to weaken the Endangered Species Act. The Western Governors’ Association endorsed…Read More
Fed’s ‘Recovery’ Plan Puts Politics Before Science
Risks Recovery of Highly Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves Tucson, Ariz. – Despite the recommendations of scientists, the draft recovery plan for the lobo or Mexican gray wolf (Canis lupus baileyi)…Read More
Chronic Wasting Disease More Dangerous Than Originally Thought?
Beyond wolves, perhaps no issue is as controversial in the hunting community right now as chronic wasting disease (CWD), a degenerative neurological illness that is similar to mad cow disease,…Read More
Are We Experiencing the Sixth Mass Extinction?
Recent scientific analyses found that one in six species will be lost forever if world leaders fail to act on climate change – and human activity is causing extinctions of…Read More
Shh…. Sunday in Progress
Life as a one month old Mexican wolf pup is exhausting! Running. Jumping. Exploring. Wrestling.Wiggling. A little one on one time with Mom is the perfect remedy. Learn more about…Read More
One Month old Mexican Wolf Pups Wrestle
For wolves, playtime isn’t only fun, it strengthens family bonds and reaffirms social status within the pack.Read More
Department of Justice’s McKittrick Policy Ruled Unlawful
Late yesterday, a federal judge threw out the Department of Justice’s flawed ‘McKittrick Policy’ – a policy that prohibits prosecuting individuals who kill endangered wildlife unless it can be PROVED…Read More
We Are Grizzly Bears, Not Trophies
They are not trophies. Last week, Wolf Conservation Center staff and supporters encountered this beautiful grizzly bear mother and cub in British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest. Once roaming widely across…Read More
Red Wolf Peek-a-boo!
Enter the secret lives of red wolves via the Wolf Conservation Center red wolf webcam! Tune in! The red wolf (Canis rufus) is the only wolf species found completely within…Read More
4 Week Old Mexican Wolf Pup Cuddles With Mom
This is what love looks like. Beyond being adorable, this critically endangered wolf pup represents the Wolf Conservation Center’s active participation in an effort to save a species from extinction.…Read More