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:
Wine & Wolves
Join the Wolf Conservation Center family as we celebrate twenty years of success in our mission of education and conservation at a festive holiday party and silent auction in the Grand Ballroom at Le Chateau
Throw your birthday to the wolves! Guests will celebrate by creating "presents" for the WCC's Ambassador wolves and will learn about wolf behavior.
Schedule a Private Program for yourself or your group
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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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Transfer of Red Wolves to Recovery Area in North Carolina
Two Red Wolf Brothers Chosen for Wild Trace Back to the Wolf Conservation Center The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has announced their intent to transfer two critically endangered red wolf males from St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge to North Carolina’s Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. These two brothers can trace their roots to…
“Wine & Wolves” Gets Wonderfully Wild!
The Wolf Conservation Center’s 12th annual holiday celebration, Wine and Wolves, was held in South Salem on December 5th and was a night to remember. The event welcomed over 130 attendees from the community and beyond. Guests spent the night bidding on over 80 silent auction items, trying their luck in the wine grab-bag or…
Blind Betrayal: BC Government Uses Collared Wolves to Kill Entire Wolf Families
New Report Reveals BC Government Repeatedly Uses Wolves to Betray their Family Packs December 11, 2019 – A new report released by the British Columbia government revealed that not only are radio-collared wolves used to lead government killers to their families, but they are left alive while the rest of their pack is killed. The…
Conserving Wolves through Education, Recovery, and Advocacy
Wolves once ranged across most of North America, a vital part of many varied ecosystems. But by 1950, an unremitting slaughter by humans had brought many species to the brink of extinction. A few survived only in captivity, their wildness caged. And the lands where they once roamed were diminished, as was our own relationship…
Wolf Conservation Center Welcomes New Red Wolf to the Pack!
The Wolf Conservation Center family just got a little bigger! On Friday, red wolf Lava (F2134) arrived at the WCC from the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Once she settles in, the striking beauty will be introduced to red wolf Tyke (M2118) in hopes that their chemistry will be explosive and the pair will make…
International Volunteer Day Cause for Celebration
December 5, 2019 – On this International Volunteer Day, we send howls of gratitude to the hard working volunteers of the Wolf Conservation Center! The WCC staff, dedicated Board of Directors, and 50 wolves are blessed to have such wise, wonderful, and WILD packmates. With over 50 active volunteers that directly contribute to the WCC’s mission…
You Heard Our Howls – Thank You!
YOU DID IT! Yesterday, we invited you to be a part of #GivingTuesday and you heard our howls! Over 700 friends like you helped the Wolf Conservation Center exceed a matching grant of $30,000 BY OVER 300%! We are humbled by your support and incredibly grateful for friends like you. Thanks again for your encouragement and your commitment to…
First Snow Brings Howls of Joy
Time to celebrate – it’s the first official snow of winter! Contrary to popular belief, the Wolf Conservation Center’s ambassador wolves love snow! With an insulating undercoat, protective outer layer, large paws, and long legs, wolves are built for snow and winter weather. Join in Zephyr, Alawa, and Nikai’s celebration via LIVE webcam! Watch Now
Black Wolf Friday
Gifts that Give Back to the Wolves Share your love for wolves this holiday season! Find wonderfully wild items for people of all ages in the Wolf Conservation Center online store. Are you looking for the perfect gift for the wolf enthusiast in your life? Symbolically adopt one of the 50 wolves in our care…
Thank You, Wolves
On this Thanksgiving day, we give our thanks to wolves – may they remind us of the most important things in life. Thank you to Zephyr, Alawa, and Nikai, the WCC’s ambassador wolves who serve as teachers and representatives – through them, a global audience learns about and appreciates their wild kin. Thank you to…