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:
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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Latest News & Research
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…
Mexican Gray Wolf Siblings Celebrate Third Birthday
Happy birthday to endangered Mexican gray wolves Babs, Joe Darling, and Kral! The trio made headlines when they were born to first-time parents Trumpet and Lighthawk in 2018; millions of people tuned in to the Wolf Conservation Center’s live-streaming webcams to watch Trumpet nurse her newborn pups. As the pups grew in size, eventually reaching…
Endangered Wolves with Wild Lineage Celebrate Milestone Birthdays
Happy 2nd birthday to Mexican gray wolves George, Nicholas, Mosby, and Hope – they’re officially adults! The endangered siblings were born to parents Trumpet and Lighthawk in 2019, and while the brothers remained at the Wolf Conservation Center (to the enjoyment of millions of webcam viewers who watched them grow), their sister was destined for…
Idaho Proposes Legislation to Kill 90 Percent of State’s Wolf Population
Idaho legislators have introduced a bill, S. 1211, that would let hunters to kill up to 90% of the state’s wolf population. The bill would allow: An unlimited number of wolf tags per hunter No restrictions on methods of killing Establishment of year-round trapping seasons on private lands The state Wolf Depredation Control Board to…
Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves Celebrate Earth Day Birthdays
Two of the Wolf Conservation Center’s most famous Mexican gray wolves, Diego and Rosa, are celebrating their b(earth) days! Mexican gray wolf Diego is the oldest wolf currently residing at the Wolf Conservation Center, but you wouldn’t know it just by looking at him! Full of life and known for his handsome features, Diego is…