Month: January 2021

Urgent – Montana Bill Seeks to Allow Hunters to Snare Wolves

January 31, 2021

Right now, Montana lawmakers are considering several bills that would significantly change the way Montana manages wolves. The proposals range from expanding wolf trapping seasons to classifying wolves as predators, meaning they could be killed year-round without a license. Additional proposals would allow trappers to use snares to kill wolves and allow for private reimbursement…

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At Least Ten Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves Killed in Last Months of 2020

January 30, 2021

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) announced in the Mexican Wolf Recovery Program Quarterly Update that ten endangered Mexican gray wolves were found dead in Arizona in the last quarter of 2020, bringing the total number of Mexican wolves killed in 2020 to 29. The incidents are under investigation. Another wolf pup died in U.S. Fish…

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Montanans, Wolves Need You to Fight Anti-Wolf Bills in Your State

January 27, 2021

Right now, Montana lawmakers are considering several bills that would significantly change the way Montana manages wolves. The proposals range from expanding wolf trapping seasons to classifying wolves as predators, meaning they could be killed year-round without a license. Additional proposals would allow trappers to use snares to kill wolves and allow for private reimbursement…

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Prepping For Endangered Wolf Pups!

January 25, 2021

It’s is an exciting season for wolves! While the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) has been a vocal and visible advocate in securing protections for critically endangered wolf species, we have also naturally been quite active in physically safeguarding the representatives of the rare species that have been entrusted to our care. As a participant of…

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Judge Orders USFWS to Resume Releases of Captive Red Wolves

January 22, 2021

U.S. District Court Judge Terrence Boyle, of the Eastern District of North Carolina, ruled in a case brought by the Southern Environmental Law Center(SELC) that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must develop a plan by March 1 of this year to resume the successful practice of releasing captive red wolves into the Red Wolf Recovery…

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Doing What Is Right

January 18, 2021

Today as we remember the extraordinary Martin Luther King Jr, we renew our pledge to keep his dream alive. Dr. King devoted his life to serving others, reminding us that “human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable. Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle—the tireless exertions and passionate concern of…

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Virtual Visits Allow for Up-Close Wolf Encounters

January 2, 2021

Meet wolves through a virtual visit! The Wolf Conservation Center is excited to offer virtual visits in 2021! Groups have the option to schedule a virtual field trip, virtual birthday party, or a virtual corporate retreat! Program Offerings Virtual Field Trip – Students will experience a field trip to the WCC from the comfort of…

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