Please note: The Wolf Conservation Center is offering limited onsite programming during this time. Please refer to our Program Calendar for a list of upcoming events. We are not accepting visitors that have not registered for a program in advance. Thank you for your anticipated understanding.
Visit the Wolf Conservation Center
Come meet the wolves! We do not allow drop-in visitors, so please sign up for one of our programs:
Run Like a Wolf 2021
Run Like a Wolf is a virtual challenge to complete 100 miles on foot or 200 miles on a bike throughout the month of August.
Enjoy the opportunity to photograph some of the WCC's wolves from unique vantage points!
Throw your birthday to the wolves! Guests will celebrate by creating "presents" for the WCC's Ambassador wolves and will learn about wolf behavior.
Sleeping with Wolves
Camp out overnight with the 40+ wolves that call the WCC home! With wolves, vultures, and open skies, we're New York's version of Yellowstone!
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Today on Memorial Day, we remember, thank, and honor all of the men, women, and military working dogs who lost their lives in service to our country.
Wolf Statue for Sale to Support Wolf Recovery
On their way to meet Ambassador wolves Zephyr, Alawa, and Nikai, most visitors to the Wolf Conservation Center walk by a beautiful bronze statue depicting a gray wolf and a dog looking at each other. Artist Colleen Rudolf created “Encounter” to express the themes of nonverbal communication and how humans (and dogs) relate to their…
Eight Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves Found Dead in Opening Months of 2021
The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) announced in the Mexican Wolf Recovery Program Quarterly Update that eight endangered Mexican gray wolves were found dead in Arizona and New Mexico in the first quarter of 2021. The incidents are under investigation. One of the wolves, the breeding male of the Elk Horn pack, died after…
Scientists Urge Biden Administration to Restore Gray Wolf Protections
115 scientists, with expertise in wolf ecology, population dynamics, and genetics, authored a letter urging Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to restore gray wolf protections. In one of its final acts, the Trump Administration announced its decision to remove the gray wolf from the federal endangered species…
Historic Release Of Eight Endangered American Red Wolves
History was made on April 30 and May 1, 2021 when four American red wolves (Canis rufus) from the Endangered Wolf Center, Wolf Conservation Center and Wolf Haven International were released in a protected refuge of North Carolina, and four American red wolf pups from the Akron Zoo were fostered to a red wolf female…
Happy Mother’s Day!
Wishing red wolf Charlotte and all the mothers out there a wonderful Mother’s Day!
Last-Minute Gift: Sponsor an Endangered Wolf Mom for Mother’s Day
Wolves are essential. Moms are too. It’s the season of recognizing mothers for their strength, dedication, and love! Need a last-minute meaningful gift? Sponsor one of the Wolf Conservation Center’s critically endangered wolf moms to show your appreciation for the strong, fierce women in your life! Choose from four moms – Charlotte, Belle, Rosa, Trumpet…
Wolves Need Federal Protections Now
Within weeks of the Trump delisting rule taking effect, Wisconsin slaughtered hundreds of wolves – Idaho and Montana began taking steps to kill even more. In one of its final acts, the Trump Administration announced its decision to remove the gray wolf from the federal endangered species list, ending longstanding federal safeguards for wolves across…
Who Really Pays for Wildlife Conservation in the United States?
A common myth is that hunters are the primary funding source for wildlife conservation efforts in the United States, thanks to hunting license fees, excise taxes, and more. This misconception has resulted in hunting groups receiving far too much influence over wildlife policies, especially in states where hunting of “game” species and “non-game” species is…
Mexican Gray Wolf Trumpet Turns Five, Red Wolf Jack Fourteen
Spring is the season of rebirth and renewal, but for wolves it’s also the season of birthdays! Happy 5th Birthday to Mexican Gray Wolf Trumpet! Trumpet (F1505) has always been a trailblazing wolf. Named so for her eruptive squeaks and howls as a newborn pup, she was the sole pup born to Diego (M1059) and…