Month: September 2019

Red Wolf Recovery Milestone – 32 Years Wild

September 14, 2019

Thirty-two years ago today, a new chapter in wildlife conservation began with a wild homecoming unlike anything seen before. The first captive-bred red wolves were released to the wild! In 1980, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) declared red wolves extinct in the wild. A few survived only in captivity, their wildness caged. On September…

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New Limited Red Wolf Apparel 

September 13, 2019

Thirty-two years ago, a new chapter in wildlife conservation began with a wild homecoming unlike anything seen before. The first captive-bred red wolves were released to the wild! The red wolf reintroduction effort remains a significant milestone not only for the rare species but endangered wildlife conservation. Help raise awareness for red wolves and support…

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Mexican Gray Wolf’s Wild Legacy

September 8, 2019

The best grandparents are loving, fun, and… wolves? Yes! Join us in wishing Mexican gray wolf Diego a Happy Grandparents’ Day! The 12 year old lobo is the proud grandfather of the soon-to-be-five month old pups born at the Wolf Conservation Center in April, including Hope, the North American superhero! Diego and Mexican gray wolf Rosa joyously…

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Flash Flood Warnings Issued in Last Home for Wild Red Wolves

September 6, 2019

North Carolina was one of many areas hit by Hurricane Dorian; emergency flash flood warnings were issued in both Dare and Hyde Counties early Friday morning. These counties are home for some of the last wild red wolves.  Fewer than 20 wolves are known to remain. The Wolf Conservation Center sends positive thoughts to all…

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Hurricane Dorian Poised to Hit Last Home for Wild Red Wolves

September 3, 2019

The governor of North Carolina has ordered a mandatory evacuation of barrier islands as Hurricane Dorian approaches. The mandate will go into effect at 8 a.m. Wednesday for all barrier islands from the Virginia line to the South Carolina line. The barrier islands include the home for the last wild red wolves. Fewer than 20…

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This Labor Day, Be Like a Wolf

September 2, 2019

Work hard. Work smart. Work together. Be like a wolf. Happy Labor Day!

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