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:
Virtual Education Programs
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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To Save Wildlife from a 100% Fatal Disease – Look to Wolves
Long before COVID-19 emerged, hunters and wildlife enthusiasts alike had been worried about an epidemic that threatens some of our most iconic wildlife species. We’re talking about chronic wasting disease (CWD) – – an ultra-lethal degenerative neurological illness similar to mad cow disease among elk, deer, and moose that is invading ecosystems across the American landscape. According…
Move over, ugly Christmas sweater…
We’re throwing you to the wolves! I mean, nothing says, “Happy Howlidays” quite like a critically cute wolf. So, show your love for lobos with your purchase of apparel from our limited “Holiday Wolf” collection featuring Mexican gray wolf Craighead! Available for a limited time only. Additional styles and colors available in kids and adult…
Podcast: Gray Wolf Delisting Flaws, Explained by Experts
On October 29, 2020, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced their intent to strip gray wolves of Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections across the lower 48 states. This decision comes despite robust opposition. In addition to the public’s 1.8 million comments, 86 members of Congress, 100 scientists, 230 businesses, and 367 veterinary professionals all submitted…
Conservation Groups Sue USFWS to Save Red Wolves from Extinction
Today, the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for violations of the Endangered Species Act connected with the agency’s new policies that prohibit proven management strategies to recover the world’s only remaining population of critically endangered red wolves. SELC is representing the Red Wolf Coalition, Defenders of Wildlife,…
Give Back to the Wolves This Holiday Season
The best gifts support love, peace, and of course, wolves! Shop limited-edition Wolf Conservation Center apparel for your family and friends this holiday season. Back by popular demand, these styles are only available for a few weeks. Additional colors are available! Our Guardian Spirit collection features a hand-drawn image of arctic wolf Atka by artist…
Winter Calls for Wardrobe Change for Wolves
As the days become shorter and we prepare for the onset of cold days and even colder nights by wearing jackets and scarves, wolves adjust to the changing seasons as well – but they don’t need to search for warm outerwear. They grow their own! A wolf’s coat consists of two elements: the long guard…
A Wild Salute to Our Veterans
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Free Webinar: Wolf Restoration in Isle Royale National Park
Join the Wolf Conservation Center and Dr. Rolf Peterson on November 19, 2020 at 6 PM EST for a discussion about the wolves of Isle Royale National Park. Isle Royale is a remote wilderness island in Lake Superior and home to populations of wolves and moose that are known worldwide. These animals are the focus…
2021 Wolf Calendars Available for Purchase
Make 2021 the year of the wolf with a Wolf Conservation Center calendar! The calendar provides an incredible, up-close experience with your favorite ambassadors, Mexican gray wolves, and red wolves residing at the WCC.
Wolf Conservation Center Partners with Pilots to the Rescue to Save Red Wolves
Cupid isn’t the only one taking to the sky to orchestrate love connections! Meet Pilots to the Rescue (PTTR), a volunteer-based non-profit aviation organization that donates flights to make a difference for animals. On Saturday, the great team at PTTR picked up red wolf Marley, their critically endangered VIP (very important passenger), and flew her to Tennessee…