Posts by SteveP

‘Red Wolf Revival’ screening & discussion

(Note: This event occurred Nov. 10, 2016 at the Saint Louis Science Center. Other screenings will continue to take place nationally. Please visit redwolfrevival.org and click on “Screenings” for a calendar of when and where they will occur.) The Saint Louis Science Center and the Endangered Wolf Center are partnering to present “Red Wolf Revival,” the award-winning short documentary by the Nestbox Collective and Susannah Smith. Open to the public, the screening will take place Thursday, Nov. 10 at the Saint Louis Science Center at 5050 Oakland Avenue. Doors will open at 6 p.m....

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2nd Wolves & Wine Auction will be April 21

The Endangered Wolf Center’s second Wolves & Wine Auction will be held Friday, April 21 at Selkirk Auctioneers and Appraisers. The inaugural event, on June 11, 2016, provided an evening filled with fun, refreshments and spirited bidding that raised substantial funds for the Center. Sponsors of the 2016 Wolves & Wine Auction were: August A. Busch III Charitable Trust Hager Companies and Hager Family Stephen and Camilla Brauer Lohr Distributing Company Steven and Julia Brncic Preceding the auction at Selkirk (4739 McPherson Ave, St. Louis, 63108), wine tastings and art showing...

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Executive Director Virginia Busch on ‘STL Live’

Click here to watch Executive Director Virginia Busch’s appearance on STLTV’s “STL Live” with host Sarah Thompson. They discussed the Endangered Wolf Center’s vital mission of preserving wolves and the role of apex predators in a healthy ecosystem. They also previewed Wolf Fest, our annual open house, which was Saturday, Oct....

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Livestock Guarding Dogs Protect Cheetahs & Wolves

By Heather Taft and Laurie Marker Cheetahs in Africa and wolves in North America have a lot in common.  They are both top predators, they are both considered threats to livestock, and people are increasing their use of livestock guarding dogs to protect their herds from them. This benefits both the farmers, decreasing the number of animals lost each year to predators, as well as the predators themselves because there are fewer cheetahs and wolves killed to protect livestock. For two species that are considered endangered, the increasing use of this non­-lethal method to keep predators away...

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Antire Road resurfacing finishes early

The Missouri Department of Transportation has finished resurfacing work on Antire Road south of Interstate 44, beating its expected completion date of mid-October by several weeks. Although the project never impeded access to the Endangered Wolf Center, many people called in recent weeks to ask if the Center would remain open during the road construction. The Center is located on the north side of Interstate 44’s Exit 269, the Beaumont-Antire Road Exit. The resurfacing took place on the south side. The Endangered Wolf Center is located at 6750 Tyson Valley Road in Eureka, MO 63025, on...

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