Idaho Wolves are on the Move!

January 18, 2010

Wolves originally from Idaho are extending their range west to the Oregon Cascades! Could it be that the Idaho wolf hunt is triggering wolves to disperse westward? To read more about the rise in wolf sightings in the Oregon Cascades from the Idaho Statesman, click here.Here…

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Snow Day!

January 8, 2010

We thought we’d give you an idea of how our canids are handling the recent “bad” weather that has most of us grumbling, shivering, shoveling, and worrying about commutes.

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Winter Thaw?

January 5, 2010

The Northeast may have been hit by a cold snap, but things seem to be heating up in one of our red wolf enclosures! When F1397 and M1483, members of the SSP for critically endangered red wolves, were first introduced as potential mates, their interactions reminded us of a junior high school dance: there was…

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Former Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Wolf Delisting Imperils the Endangered Species Act

January 2, 2010

Jamie Rappaport Clark began the new decade with a powerful opinion piece in the Washington Post. Clark, the director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from 1997 to 2001, is currently executive vice president for Defenders of Wildlife. To read the Wahington Post’s “Interior Department’s decision imperils wolves, Endangered Species Act” by Jamie Rappaport…

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Happy New Year!

December 31, 2009

Thanks for all of your support! Wishing everybody a great 2010.

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The WCC Goes to the Cats?

December 30, 2009

The WCC encourages conservation efforts not only for wolves, but for all wild species. This January the WCC lecture series continues with a very special program: Bringing Back the Ledgend: Cougar Recovery in Eastern North America.Photo: Spencer Wilhelm January 10, 2010 – The search for the eastern cougar is one of the great riddles in…

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Silent Night?

December 24, 2009
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Let’s Hear it for Lighthawk!

December 21, 2009

Photo of Mexican gray wolf: Michael Clough The WCC will be receiving an additional Mexican gray wolf tomorrow, her name is F749. Tom Haas, a volunteer for an environmental aviation organization called Lighthawk, will be flying the wolf to NY from from New Mexico. Hass is donating his plane, the fuel and his time to…

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Thanks for the Thanks!

December 15, 2009

Last month we were lucky enough to visit The Equity Project, a charter school in New York City. We had an awesome visit with Atka, appearing at a storied high school from which notables such as Maria Callas, Henry Kissinger, and Harry Belafonte have graduated. Just a short time later we were surprised and psyched…

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Meet Our Newest Residents!

December 11, 2009

Here’s a little video highlighting our latest SSP arrivals. Some portions are taken from another video, but others are new. Music is “The Passenger” by Iggy Pop, who has no relationship with the WCC or this video. It should already be in your collection, but if not, it’s available on itunes.

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