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Cool New Junior Volunteers Opportunities

Our Junior Volunteers are an integral part of our operations at the Endangered Wolf Center! This program is for teens who are interested in conservation efforts, educational programming, wolves and other canid species, or are looking to give back to the community. Our Junior Volunteer program has very flexible scheduling and has regular, as well as occasional, volunteering opportunities. Opportunities for Junior Volunteers include: – Creating enrichment for our animals. – Helping with our special events, such as Wolf Fest. – Assisting with education programs, including our...

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4th Annual International African Painted Dog Conference

  The Endangered Wolf Center is proud to host the 4th Annual International African Painted Dog Conference, May 11-14th, 2020 at Missouri Department of Conservation Powder Valley Conference Center.  This conference brings together wildlife managers, biologists, conservationists and zoo professionals from around the world to enhance and improve the care of African painted dogs in managed care and to assist in field conservation in the wild. African painted dogs are a vital species to ecosystem health, yet their numbers have dramatically declined across the African continent for the last...

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National Recognition for Our Mexican Wolf Conservation Program

National Recognition for Our Mexican Wolf Conservation Program

Endangered Wolf Center Receives Prestigious Award from the AZA     We are pleased to share the news that we have been honored to receive the Edward H. Bean Award from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums at its recent national conference in New Orleans. The Edward H. Bean Award recognizes a truly significant captive propagation effort that clearly enhances the management of the species. The Endangered Wolf Center was recognized for our long-term work with Mexican wolves that “has produced multiple successful births that have a quantifiable impact on the sustainability of the...

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Artist Designs Wolf Shoes to Support the EWC!

Artist Ernie Moreno’s passion for animals has inspired him to create a special, wearable way to support our endangered species! “I have been an animal lover my whole life, and wolves are one of my favorites because of their beauty,” says Moreno. “I could draw one of my favorite animals and help to bring awareness to the conservation and study of the wolves.” Wolf Shoes can be ordered with original designs that are either Hand Drawn or Custom Printed. Hand Drawn shoes are 100% custom and original. Custom Printed shoes will be printed with original paintings...

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Four EWC wolf pups make cross-fostering history

OVERCOMING MANY OBSTACLES: MEXICAN WOLF PUPS FLY TO AZ & NM TO HELP SAVE SPECIES IN FIRST DOUBLE FOSTER EVENT The Endangered Wolf Center, United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Interagency Field Team—which is made up of biologists from the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Arizona Game and Fish Department, USDA Forest Service, USDA Wildlife Services, and the White Mountain Apache Tribe—collaborate to fly four 10-day-old pups born at the Center from St. Louis to their new families in the wilds of New Mexico and Arizona in the first ever double foster. The Endangered Wolf Center flew...

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Wolf Fest 2019: Come Have a Howling Good Time

Our biggest event of the year! A festival that has fun activities, events, exhibits and demonstrations for all ages. Emerson Presents Wolf Fest 2019 at the Endangered Wolf Center on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This family festival has fun activities, events, exhibits and demonstrations for all ages. Endangered Wolf Center Members will enjoy early entry at 9:00 a.m. so join today for this exclusive opportunity to miss the crowds! Wolf Fest features food trucks, adult beverages, animal demonstrations, many conservation groups, plus activities and games for kids. Guests...

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