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Speaker Series: Journey Into The Wild – June 18th

  The Story of Mexican Wolf Pups and Their Historic Cross-Foster Join Regina Mossotti, carnivore biologist and director of animal care and conservation at the EWC, as she shares the adventures of fostering Mexican wolf pups into the wild. Relive the pups’ journeys as you hear about the creative science and collaboration that made it all possible, including the whirlwind of logistics (such as flying on a plane with wolf pups!), hiking in the mountains, wild fires… Experience the challenging world of endangered species conservation – the heart of the wild – as you visit Mexican wolves...

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Paint for Pups on May 18th

Enjoy a two-hour painting experience guided by professional artist Keli from Artist for Hire! * Take home a masterpiece painted by YOU along with new found painting tips and tricks * Meet an animal ambassador from the Endangered Wolf Center and learn about the pups! *Guests 21+ will receive wine to sip while they paint to help the creative juices to flow! Tickets are $50 per person and includes supplies and wine! Call 636-938-5900 to reserve your spot or book online. Paint for Pups

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Mexican Wolf Pups Fly to Their New Forever Homes!

Mexican Wolf Pups Fly to Their New Forever Homes!

Puppy season is officially in full swing! And it is one for the history books! We are happy to announce that last week, we were able to foster six critically endangered Mexican wolf pups into two different wild packs! This is the first time six pups have been fostered at one time. Fostering (sometimes called cross-fostering) is a technique where wolf pups from one litter in human care are placed with another litter in the wild in hopes that the wolf mother will adopt the additions as her own. Fostering wolf pups is possible because wolves are such wonderful parents.   “Saving species...

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Join our 2019 Polo Benefit

Due to the excessive rainy season this Spring, the McGehee Polo Field at Spirit Valley Farms is too soggy to safely host our annual Polo Classic on June 8 – so we’re moving the date to Saturday, September 14. We hope you’ll join us for a beautiful Fa ll event! (If you’ve already purchased tickets for the June 8 date and can’t make the September 14 date, please call the EWC office at 636-938-9306. Join us for the annual Endangered Wolf Center Polo Classic on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 3 p.m. This year will be a Garden Gala, presented by the Beckmann Family...

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Celebrate National Trails Day with our REI Hike June 1st

On Saturday, June 1, 2019, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, join us as we celebrate National Trails Day. We’ll hike from the campfire, through the woods, up to the cave and back to the campfire for snack and beverages. Thank you to REI for donating mini subs and chips after the hike, and to Nature Valley for their granola bars before and after the hike. Drinking water will be available but please bring your own water bottle to fill for this green event. While the hike is approximately 3 miles, it’s a moderate trail, with a good size hill, wear your hiking shoes! Everyone is welcome, but please leave...

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Speaker Series: Famed Biologist Dr. Rasmussen Apr 4

Growing up painted dog: How packs in the wild teach their pups to survive. Meet the Endangered Wolf Center’s 23 painted dogs puppies and hear world renown African painted dog biologist, Dr. Greg Rasmussen discuss the unique way that African painted dog packs care for their pups. Ensuring the pups’ survival takes every member of the family to help, but it is not without challenges in the harsh African wild. “They have an incredible social system,” Dr. Greg Rasmussen describes the African painted dog packs he has studied in Africa. “There’s no hierarchy, no fighting, no...

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