Month: June 2020

A Cool Night of Hot Comedy to Benefit the Wolf Conservation Center

June 30, 2020

Need a laugh? Join us online tomorrow, July 1, for an evening of comedy to benefit the Wolf Conservation Center! The event features: Cory Kahaney, Colbert, Letterman, The View Jessica Kirson, Comedy Central, Colbert, HBO Michele Balan, Last Comic Standing Wendy Liebman, Americas Got Talent, HBO Hosted by Felicia Madison! Sponsored by Hot Girls Pearls!

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Federal Agency Kills Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf Father on Behalf of Livestock Industry

June 26, 2020

On June 15, 2020, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the very agency charged by federal law to recover and protect endangered species, authorized the killing of endangered Mexican gray wolf M1441 on behalf of the livestock industry. It took federal agents 3 days to kill the collared wolf. He only had three legs.…

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Red Wolf Recovery Requires Commitment and Collaboration

June 24, 2020

What will it take to save the critically endangered red wolf? Commitment and collaboration, according to a few experts. Watch a special discussion about the challenges facing red wolf recovery between the Trevor Zoo at Millbrook School; Maggie Howell, the Wolf Conservation Center’s Executive Director; and Dan Ashe, the President and CEO of The Association…

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Science Must Trump Politics for Wolves to Survive

June 21, 2020

Op-Ed by Maggie Howell and David Parsons First published in Santa Fe New Mexican, My View, June 19, 2020 Reduced to just seven survivors and exterminated from the U.S. Southwest when placed on the Endangered Species List in 1976, Mexican gray wolves, or “lobos,” are lucky to be alive today. The Mexican gray wolf is the…

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Sponsor a Wolf Dad for Father’s Day!

June 20, 2020

Wolves are essential. So are dads. Sponsor one of the Wolf Conservation Center’s critically endangered wolf dads for Father’s Day to show your appreciation for loving fathers! Choose one of six dads – Jack, Sam, Diego, Lighthawk, Alléno, and Rhett – and receive a certificate to give to the dad in your life.

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Washington State Officials Reissue Kill Order for State Endangered Wolves to Protect Cows

June 19, 2020

On Friday, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) Director Kelly Susewind reissued a lethal removal order for the Togo wolf family in response to depredation of cattle on grazing lands in the Kettle River range of Ferry County. The order allows for the killing of up to two state-endangered wolves. This isn’t the first…

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June 15, 2020

For Immediate Release June 15, 2020Contact: Sandy Bahr, Grand Canyon Chapter Sierra Club, (602) 999-5790, Rebecca Bullis, Defenders of Wildlife, (202) 772-0295, Kelly Burke, Wild Arizona, (928) 606-7870, Logan Glasenapp, New Mexico Wild, (414) 719-0352, Maggie Howell, Wolf Conservation Center, David Parsons, Project Coyote / The Rewilding Institute, (505) 908-0468,…

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Make your Phone Howl with Wolf Conservation Center Ringtones

June 12, 2020

Let everyone hear your favorite wolf every time your phone rings! Our three different ringtones feature ambassador wolves Alawa, Nikai, or Zephyr. Listen to each to choose your favorite. And when you shop with the Wolf Conservation Center, your purchase gives back to the wolves! Alawa Zephyr Nikai

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Mexican Gray Wolves are Essential. Let’s Tell the USFWS to Save Them.

June 8, 2020

The Mexican gray wolf is one of the most endangered mammals in North America; only 163 remain in the wild in the United States. Despite numerous threats that menace this single, fragile population, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the very agency charged by federal law to recover endangered species, manages the wild population…

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ZooCraft Collaboration Raises Money for Endangered Red Wolves

June 4, 2020

The charity event that was started by Creative Mobile and the Wolf Conservation Center in CM’s game ZooCraft: Animal Family is coming to an end, and we’re excited to announce that 1,500 people from around the world have donated to the WCC to support critically endangered red wolves! With only 10 red wolves known to…

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