Month: November 2017

You heard our howls – thank you!

November 30, 2017

Thank You You did it! Two days ago, the Wolf Conservation Center invited you to be a part of Giving Tuesday and you heard our howls! Nearly 700 supporters helped the WCC raise over $60,000 on Tuesday to meet our matching grant of $30,000! We are humbled by your support and incredibly grateful for having…

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Trump Administration Finalizes Deeply Flawed Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan

November 29, 2017

For Immediate Release, November 29, 2017 Contacts:Michael Robinson, (575) 313-7017, michaelr@biologicaldiversity.orgBryan Bird, (505) 395-7332, bbird@defenders.orgHailey Hawkins, (662) 251-5804, hhawkins@endangered.orgGreta Anderson (520) 623-1878, greta@westernwatersheds.orgEmily Renn, (928) 202-1325, emily@gcwolfrecovery.orgChristopher Smith, (505) 395-6177, csmith@wildearthguardians.orgSandy Bahr, (602) 999-5790, sandy.bahr@sierraclub.orgMaggie Howell, (914) 763-2373, maggie@nywolf.orgKim Crumbo, (928) 606-5850, crumbo@wildlandsnetwork.orgDave Parsons, (505) 908-0468, Trump Administration Finalizes Deeply Flawed Mexican Wolf Recovery…

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Double Your Donation For Wolves On Giving Tuesday

November 26, 2017

A very generous friend is providing a matching grant to the Wolf Conservation Center up to $20,000 for all donations received on Giving Tuesday, November 28! So all gifts received on November 28 (including checks dated November 28), will have double the impact! Save the date! Your support will ensure that the Center’s first-rate educational…

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Feeling Thankful

November 23, 2017

We want to wish a very happy holiday to all our friends, including visitors to the Center or those who know us from afar; all those who have donated time, energy and resources to us; and our dedicated volunteers. We have a lot to be thankful for because we wouldn’t be here if it weren’t…

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Senate Report Seeks to Declare Red Wolves Extinct

November 22, 2017

Declare the Red Wolf EXTINCT? That’s what some Senators are directing USFWS to do in a report released Tuesday. To “… end the Red Wolf recovery program and declare the Red Wolf extinct.” Due to the Service’s neglect and inaction over the past few years, red wolves are already facing extinction with only an estimated…

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Public Comments Show Overwhelming Support for Mexican Wolf Recovery!

November 21, 2017

Of the more than 100,000 comments submitted to the USFWS on the Mexican Wolf Draft Recovery Plan, more than 99% were in support of recovery! “Every voice raised in support of wildlife can make a difference and Americans overwhelmingly support Mexican wolf recovery,” said Maggie Howell, Executive Director of the Wolf Conservation Center. “We’re counting…

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B.C. Plans to Continue Killing Wolves Under Guise of Conservation

November 18, 2017

The British Columbia government admits its killing of wolves is inhumane, yet plans to continue its killing campaign to protect dwindling numbers of caribou. Wolves are not the problem. They are social animals which are integral to ecosystem function. People are the ultimate cause of caribou endangerment through the decades of ongoing destruction and fragmentation…

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Ambassador Wolf Atka Turns 15 and a Half

November 17, 2017

Throw back your head and let out a long celebratory birthday howl for Atka! Today he turns 15 and a half years old! Happy (half) Birthday, Atka!  We love you so. …and gesundheit!

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Summary of WCC’s Red Wolf and Mexican Gray Wolf Breeding Plans/Transfers

November 14, 2017

Mexican gray wolf M1564 (LighHawk) arriving at the WCC Hello everyone, The Wolf Conservation Center participates in the Species Survival Plan (SSP) for two critically endangered wolf species, the Mexican gray wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) and the red wolf (Canis rufus). The Mexican gray wolf and the red wolf are among the rarest mammals in…

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Gifts for “Game of Thrones” Fans that Support WCC Wolves

November 12, 2017

Attention Game of Thrones Fans! Winter is Here! Show your love for the hit HBO show Game of Thrones, and help save critically endangered wolves at the same time by shopping The Game of Thrones Premium Box Collection by CultureFly. Delivering four times a year, the Game of Thrones Box will bring all the treasures…

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