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EWC Partners with BarkBox to Help the Wolves

We’re happy to announce a partnership with BarkBox, the monthly subscription service that sends all-natural dog treats and clever toys to spoiled dogs everywhere! We know our friends and EWC members are animal lovers whose family members include dogs, so we thought you might be interested in lending us a paw… When you sign up for a new subscription using our code SAVEWOLVES or by going to www.barkbox.com/savewolves, BarkBox will donate $25 to the EWC for every new subscription – and you’ll get 50% off your first box! We thank you for your support of the EWC – and your dog will thank...

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Celebrate International Lobo Week

Join us as we celebrate International Lobo Week, March 25-31, 2018. Twenty years ago this week, 11 captive-born Mexican wolves (knownas lobos) were released into the wilds of New Mexico and Arizona for the first time since they were nearly eradicated in the early twentieth century and officially declared and listed as endangered in the 1970s. In 1976, three years after the passage of the Endangered Species Act, the lobo was listed as an endangered species. With just seven Mexican wolves, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service joined with several zoological institutions to begin a captive...

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Animal Keeper Internships Open

Unpaid Animal Keeper Internships are available year round with the Endangered Wolf Center, located in southwest St. Louis County at Washington University’s Tyson Research Center. The Endangered Wolf Center (EWC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving endangered wolves and other canid species from extinction by educating people about their importance in the ecosystem and supporting their reintroduction into their native habitat through a combination of managed breeding and research. Internships provide hands-on experience working directly with the animal care staff. Intern...

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Lucky, Daisy and Clay on TV!

Maned wolf Lucky, fennec fox Daisy and hognose snake Clay joined EWC Executive Director Virginia Busch on STL Live recently to talk about St. Louis’ best kept secret – the Endangered Wolf Center.    ...

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Support our new Education & Nature Center

We are excited to announce that we are planning for a new Education and Nature Center to meet our growing demand in educational programming. We have secured the land, completed the architectural drawings and bids, and raised more than 48% of the necessary funds for construction of the building. We invite you to partner with the Endangered Wolf Center by making a donation to help us begin construction in 2018. The building will serve as a much-needed venue for our onsite educational efforts. Our Education Department provided programs to almost 45,000 people in 2017, an increase over 2016...

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Trivia Night 2018 will be Feb. 23

Join us for Trivia Night 2018 on February 23 at 7pm. VIP tables and sponsorship opportunities are still available. Call 636-938-9306 to register. Free beer available for guests over 21. Free snacks, sodas and water for all. You can BYOB, but no glass bottles allowed please. When: Friday, February 23 at 7PM Where: Kirkwood Community Center 111 South Geyer Road Kirkwood, MO 63122 Price: $30 a person or $240 for a table of eight VIP Tables: $320 for a table of eight Express Check-In, preferred seating, table service, plus meet our ambassador animals Sponsorship Opportunities: $125 a round....

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