A newly published study challenged arguments that public lands kill economic opportunity and job creation. The study evaluated data from 276 rural counties in 11 Western states — Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. You can read it here [ Bit.ly Link ]

It found that population, employment and personal income, on average,...
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Despite Denali's plummeting wolf population and the EXTINCTION of a particularly famous wolf family who called the national park home, in an unanimous vote yesterday the Alaska Board of Game rejected the proposed wolf trophy hunting/trapping ban in the eastern and northern boundary of Denali National Park.

Sadly, Denali wolves, bears and wolverines will continue to be lured to bait...
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Alaska Board Shoots Down Bid for Denali Wolf Buffer

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Meet Nikai!
The Wolf Conservation Center‘s youngest Ambassador helps open the door to understanding wolves by forging a connection between the public and his wild kin. We love you, Nikai!
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Is there such thing as a lone wolf?

Wolves are social animals that live in family units called packs. Every pack will be unique but most consist of a breeding pair and their offspring of different ages. Between the ages of 2 and 3 yrs old, most males and some female offspring will leave the pack in order to start a pack of their own. During this period, wolves often live alone for days,...
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We are taking our case to the U.S. Senate.
TAKE ACTION NOW: Urge your senator to oppose H. J. RES. 69 -- [ Bit.ly Link ]

U.S. House Voted to Lift Ban on ‘Predator Control’ Hunting Practices in Alaska - H.J. Res. 69 nullifies federal protections for hibernating bears, denning wolves, and other predators on national preserves in Alaska. [ Bit.ly Link ]

H.J. Res. 69 will allow killing wolves...
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Beauty. Not Beast.

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We are taking our case to the U.S. Senate.
TAKE ACTION NOW: Urge your senator to oppose H. J. RES. 69 -- [ Bit.ly Link ]

U.S. House Voted to Lift Ban on ‘Predator Control’ Hunting Practices in Alaska - H.J. Res. 69 nullifies federal protections for hibernating bears, denning wolves, and other predators on national preserves in Alaska. [ Bit.ly Link ]

H.J. Res. 69 will allow killing wolves...
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The New York WILD Film Festival​ starts today!

The NYC festival at The Explorers Club​ will showcase a spectrum of topics, from exploration and adventure to wildlife and the environment, bringing all things WILD to the most urban city in the world. Join the Wolf Conservation Center on Feb 25 for Red Wolf Revival​ -the short film about the historic recovery effort in Eastern North Carolina and...
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NEW YORK WILD TRAILER 2017

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According to Earthjustice, the War on Wolves Act threatens more than just wolves. It is attack on Americans’ democratic right to take the government to court on behalf of wolves. [ Bit.ly Link ]

URGENT - Please urge your representatives to OPPOSE the War on Wolves Act (H.R. 424 & S.164) - legislation poised to allow wolves to be hunted and trapped for trophy in 4 states: [ Bit.ly Link...
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A new day.
The ESA was passed in 1973 because Americans believed that protecting our wildlife was an obligation to future generations, our nation’s environmental health, our fellow creatures, and the heart of the American way of life. It included wildlife ranges and habitats irrespective of political boundaries because these habitats, which are vital to species survival, cross arbitrary lines.

Today,...
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He is not a trophy.

URGENT - Please urge your representatives to OPPOSE the War on Wolves Act (H.R. 424 & S.164) - legislation poised to allow wolves to be hunted and trapped for trophy in 4 states: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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With extinction there is no turning back, no second chance. Thankfully, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) has given thousands of at-risk species a second chance. For over four decades the ESA has worked successfully to prevent the extinction of 99% of the species placed under its protection. A national poll conducted last year found that the ESA is supported by 90% of American voters....
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In 2017, Alaska and the nation face an onslaught of new legislation from a Congress seeking to promote short-term economic gain for a few at the expense of the larger public good.

A bill of particular concern is H.R. 232, the State National Forest Management Act of 2017, introduced by Alaska Rep. Don Young. It would allow states to acquire up to 2 million acres of National Forest System lands...
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Today is #StopExtinction Day! Just this month, wildlife opponents in Congress took aim at the Endangered Species Act under the guise of "modernizing" the successful legislation.

Make no mistake: this is NOT about "modernization" of the Act-- it's an effort to completely gut the law. House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop went even further, telling a news outlet that he would...
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