Month: July 2020

Washington Wildlife Officials Gun Down Endangered Wolf To Protect Cows

July 27, 2020

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) just confirmed killing an adult, non-breeding female member of the Wedge wolf pack today. The kill order was issued following livestock depredations on private and public lands. Killing is not the answer. Beyond being cruel, lethal action (i.e., killing wolves) is not working. The state has obliterated several wolf packs over the…

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To Repeat Ineffective Actions is Foolish, and Wolves are Paying the Ultimate Price

July 25, 2020

Early in the morning on Thursday, before the agency’s office was officially open for business, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced that it authorized the killing of a state-endangered wolf from the Wedge pack territory in response to depredations of cattle on both public and private lands in Stevens County. WDFW is required…

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Washington Wildlife Officials Aim to Kill More Endangered Wolves to Protect Cows

July 23, 2020

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) Director Kelly Susewind has issued a kill order for a member of the Wedge pack in response to depredation of cattle on grazing lands in Stevens County. Science shows that killing a wolf can increase the risk that wolves will prey on livestock in the future. It is counterproductive…

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Chewy Gives Back to the Wolves!

July 22, 2020

Great news! The Wolf Conservation Center has pawtnered up with Chewy! Place your first order on Chewy and they’ll automatically donate $20 to the wolves! All you have to do is use our special link to make your purchase: Chewy is the perfect place for all of your pet’s needs. They have a huge…

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California’s Lassen Wolf Pack Welcomes Pups for Fourth Consecutive Year

July 21, 2020

California’s only known existing wolf family, the Lassen Pack, has given birth to pups for the fourth consecutive year! The pack welcomed four pups in 2017, five in 2018, four in 2019, and eight in 2020! Beyond proving both fruitful and resilient, as California’s second confirmed family group in nearly 100 years, the Lassen pack’s success…

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Two Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves Found Dead in New Mexico

July 18, 2020

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) announced in the Mexican Wolf Recovery Program Monthly Update that two endangered Mexican gray wolves were found dead in New Mexico in June. The deaths are under investigation. The wolves, a female and a male, were valuable members of the overall wild population of lobos. The female, nicknamed…

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Wolf Conservation Center Voted Top Place to Visit with Children

July 17, 2020

Thanks to your support, the Wolf Conservation Center was chosen as Westchester County’s #1 Place to Take Kids AND Favorite Nature Center! Join us in sending congratulatory howls to the other winners, as well!

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White House Weakens National Environmental Policy Act

July 16, 2020

On Wednesday, the Trump administration finalized its proposal to significantly alter the implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act. The new rules change the regulations that guide the implementation of the law in a number of ways, including narrowing the types of projects that require an assessment, ruling out consideration of the “cumulative impacts” a…

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Human Food Kills Wolves

July 13, 2020

Wild wolves are shy and elusive. Like many wild animals, wolves are generally fearful of people and do well at avoiding them. Although attacks by healthy wild wolves can occur, these events are extremely rare and unusual despite growing numbers of wolves worldwide. A person in wolf country has a greater chance of being killed…

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Wolf Conservation Center Hosts Virtual Run Challenge for Wolves

July 11, 2020

Are You Ready for a Challenge? The Wolf Conservation Center is challenging YOU to get outside, wherever you are, to complete 100 miles of running, walking, or hiking during the month of August in our Run Like a Wolf 100 Mile Virtual Challenge! That’s about 3 miles per day – you can do it! Not…

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