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Month: September 2019

Happy New Year!

September 29, 2019

Extending good wishes to all celebrating Rosh Hashanah!

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Wolf Conservation Center Named “2019 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT” by GreatNonprofits

September 28, 2019

Award based on Outstanding Online Reviews The Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) has been named a “2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. The WCC is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit environmental education organization working to protect and preserve wolves in North America through science-based education, advocacy, and participation in…

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Congress Fights Over the Future of the Endangered Species Act

September 25, 2019

Last month, the Trump administration unveiled its final changes to the rules that implement the Endangered Species Act (ESA) — a series of disastrous regulatory changes best characterized as an “Extinction Plan”. The rule rollbacks represent a fundamental attack on this cornerstone of conservation law, making it harder to protect wildlife from multiple threats, including…

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WA State Wildlife Officials to Gun Down More Wolves to Protect Cows

September 24, 2019

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 – Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) officials have ordered the killing of wolves from the Grouse Flats pack. In accordance with the agency’s controversial Wolf Plan and 2017 wolf-livestock interaction protocol, WDFW Director Kelly Susewind today authorized the incremental “removal” of wolves following livestock depredations in Grouse Flats territory on both private…

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Working for a Better World for Wolves

September 22, 2019

One year ago today, the world lost a treasured friend and gained a guardian spirit. Ambassador wolf Atka passed away at the age of 16 but while his passing brought great sadness, it ignited great passion as well. Atka worked to create a better world for wolves, and so will we. By educating the public…

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Red Wolves Respond to Alarm Call

September 20, 2019

These critically endangered red wolf pups, born in 2018 to parents Charlotte (F2121) and Jack (M1606), took notice when they heard a Mexican gray wolf’s alarm – and with good reason. Is danger near? A howl’s long low pitch is well suited for long distance transmission. Wolves can howl to locate other wolves, advertise the…

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You Heard Our Howls – Thank You!

September 18, 2019

YOU DID IT! Yesterday, we invited you to be a part of Red Wolf Week and you heard our howls! Friends like you helped the Wolf Conservation Center meet (and exceed!) a matching grant of $10,000! In honor of the 32nd anniversary of the release of captive red wolves into the wild, Jane Patterson and Sebastiano Cossia…

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Today Only – We’re Matching Your Donation for Red Wolves

September 17, 2019

Thirty-two years ago this week, the world became a little bit wilder – the first captive-bred red wolves were released into the wild! In honor of this significant milestone for the red wolf and wildlife conservation, Jane Patterson and Sebastiano Cossia Castiglioni of Vegan Capital are providing a generous matching grant up to $10,000 for…

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Rare Red Wolf Yodels and Howls

September 16, 2019

Meet critically endangered red wolf Jack (M1606)! At 12 years old, Jack is the oldest of the 20 red wolves who call the Wolf Conservation Center home. The spunky fellow flew to the WCC in 2017 from his former home at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Sandy Ridge facility in North Carolina on a private plane provided…

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Protected: Private Encounter for Wolf Pass Packmates

September 15, 2019

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