Month: September 2018

Eastern Wolves and Coyotes Play Different Ecological Roles

September 7, 2018

Don’t worry if you missed the WCC’s informative webinar with wildlife research biologist John F. Benson on Wednesday night, now you can watch anytime! Tune in to learn about Benson’s intensive field study on the hybridization dynamics between eastern wolves and coyotes in Ontario and discover how his findings help resolve long-standing questions about their…

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Killing wolves and pups on National Wildlife Refuges? Take action now.

September 4, 2018

Comments are due by Sept. 6 on the Interior’s proposed rule that would allow baiting brown bears, killing black bear mothers and cubs in dens, and killing wolves and pups via trapping during the denning season in Alaska’s national preserves. Alaska’s controversial wildlife management program targets drastic reductions to apex predators like bears and wolves…

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Labor is Overrated

September 3, 2018
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WA Officials Kill Injured Togo Wolf to Protect Cows

September 2, 2018

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) just confirmed they have shot and killed the collared male of the Togo wolf family group. The new father leaves behind his mate and their two pups of the year. Gray wolves are listed as endangered by the State of Washington and are thus afforded protection under state…

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September Calls for a Wardrobe Change for Wolves

September 1, 2018

September is here and summer seems to be shifting into autumn with the earlier encroachment of evening and the faintest suggestion of leaves beginning to redden. The Northeastern U.S. has long been known for its dramatic seasonal changes, but autumn is extra special at the Wolf Conservation Center. As the leaves turn to vivid shades…

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