Month: July 2020

John Jay Schools Choose Wolves As New Mascot

July 9, 2020

The Katonah-Lewisboro school board decided in November to retire the school’s old mascot. Their new choice? WOLVES! The new mascot was decided by a vote available to rising sixth-graders through current seniors.  Many schools across North America, from well-known NC State University to local elementary schools, feature wolves as their mascots because at their core,…

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Take Action to Stop the Killing of Washington’s Wolves

July 5, 2020

As you read this, WDFW sharpshooters are taking to the sky to find and kill two endangered wolves – family members of the of the Togo wolf pack. On June 19, 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…

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The Importance of Education and Advocacy to Save Red Wolves

July 2, 2020

With only 10 red wolves known to remain in the wild, education and advocacy are essential. In this in-depth discussion between the Trevor Zoo at Millbrook School; Chris Lasher, the Red Wolf SSP Coordinator; and Regan Downey, the Wolf Conservation Center‘s Director of Education, the question is posed: How can conservationists and the public support the recovery…

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