Posts by mark

STEM STL TRIFECTA PROGRAM

The Endangered Wolf Center, Shaw Nature Reserve and World Bird Sanctuary have partnered to create an innovative approach to science field trips: The STEM STL TRIFECTA program, which provides schools with cohesive, curriculum-based field trips that are in line with Missouri state DESE standards. You get grade specific, pre-planned field trips to serve as an exciting supplement to the concepts you are teaching in the classroom. All that, and convenience, too – the program is set from K-5th grade, and all programming will meet your classroom needs! Call (636) 938-5900 for more...

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Help the EWC win $150,000!

WE HAVE EXCITING NEWS! The Endangered Wolf Center has been invited to participate in a Holiday Giving Challenge, sponsored by Newman’s Own Foundation, during which we have the opportunity to win a grand prize of $150,000! The rules are simple and the reward is extraordinary, but we need your help to get there. Between Tuesday, November 21 and Wednesday, January 3, your donations to the EWC will be matched dollar for dollar through TWO matching grants, up to $50,000! And if we raise more donations than any of the other organizations in the Newman’s Own Foundation Holiday...

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“Gray Area: Wolves of the Southwest” Screening Nov 9

“Gray Area: Wolves of the Southwest” Screening in STL on Nov. 9 The Endangered Wolf Center is proud to be a part of the award-winning film “Gray Area: Wolves of the Southwest” that will be shown at the St. Louis International Film Festival on Thursday, November 9.’ The screening begins at 6 pm; Dean Cannon, the film’s director Alan Lacy, and Regina Mossotti, Director of Animal Care and Conservation at the Endangered Wolf Center, will be seated on a panel after the screening to answer questions about the film and critically endangered Mexican wolves....

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EWC Earns Three AAZK Awards

St. Louis Chapter of American Association of Zoo Keepers Awarded 2017 Chapter of the Year Last week the St. Louis Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) was awarded the 2017 Barbara Manspeaker AAZK Chapter of the Year award at the annual AAZK National Conference in Washington, D.C. The chapter was recognized for its leadership in advancing the animal care profession, dedication to the association and for promoting conservation to the general public. Among the members of the AAZK St. Louis Chapter are animal care professionals, employees, docents and volunteers at...

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Artie

Artie

I am…a happy guy. A fan magnet. And a complete camera hound. Though I don’t have a hound bone in my body. I am Artie. Sometimes it’s fun to look at our dogs and imagine that their distant ancestors were once at home in the wild. Yet evolution took thousands of years to go from species like the wolves of the wild west to the toy-chomping, Frisbee-catching, jogging companions and lap dogs (whether they’re aware of their size or not) who today share our homes and steal our hearts. That’s why stories like Artie’s are so unfortunately predictable. If Artie looks more like a wild dog than a house...

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