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Events: Celebrate National Wolf Awareness Week at the Wolf Conservation Center

 National Wolf Awareness Week begins on October 16th, but we're celebrating all month long!

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Events posting from the Wolf Conservation Center

Wolves Of Yellowstone

October 8th at 11am - Join us for a special talk about the wolves of Yellowstone National Park!  The WCC hosted some fantastic Yellowstone adventures last season and we’re eager to share our insights about wolf reintroduction, the beneficial ecological effect wolves have had on our nation’s first national park, and the debate that surrounds this controversial predator in the West.   Guests will visit Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, and Zephyr as well as the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves. Pre-registration is required.  Click here to register now!




Book Signing to Benefit the WCC

October 11th at 7PM - Calling all animal lovers and WCC supporters!  Neil Abramson, WCC neighbor and volunteer, and one of our nation's top legal advocates for animals, will be at the City Center in White Plains for a reading, discussion and signing of "Unsaid" -- a heartfelt and compassionate novel that explores the intuitive bonds between people and animals that transcend explanation. Neil is donating all profits from books sold at the event to the WCC!

Tuesday, October 11, 7:00 PM
Barnes & Noble Book Store City Center
230 Main Street
White Plains, NY

 

Up, Up, and Away on Wolf Awareness Day

October 16th at 11AM and 2PM - The WCC is celebrating the first day of National Wolf Awareness Week with an exciting bird of prey experience presented by Master Falconer, Lorrie Schumacher, of TALONS! Guests will meet, catch, fly and be wowed some beautiful feathered ambassadors during the educational and interactive bird of Prey experience.  Don’t forget a camera!  After flying some of Talon’s “wolves of the sky,” guests will visit Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, and Zephyr as well as the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves too.  Each guest will receive an official 2011 Wolf Awareness poster! Pre-registration is required.   Click here to register today!


Outdoor Movie Nights at the WCC

Join us for a unique opportunity to enjoy some compelling wolf films under the stars alongside Ambassador wolves Zephyr and Alawa! Bleacher seating will be available but we recommend guests to bring beach/camping chairs of their own for more a comfortable experience. Snacks will be provided for our guests and wolves! Each guest will also receive an official 2011 Wolf Awareness poster. Pre- registration is required.


October 21st at 6:30PM - Our first Movie Night will feature: The Rise of Black Wolf by Emmy award-winning wildlife cinematographer and friend of the WCC -  Bob Landis! Landis has produced many films for programs such as National Geographic and Nature and it will be a thrill to enjoy the film alongside the WCC's resident black wolf, Zephyr!  Click here to register today!


October 28th at 6:30PM - Our second Movie Night will feature: Green Fire Productions' Lords of Nature: Life in a Land of Great Predators. The compelling 60 minute documentary captures the importance of predators in the West and the challenges they face in our modern landscape. Click here to register today! 


WCC's Halloween Howl

October 29th at 5PM - Trick or treat! Our Ambassador wolves don't do tricks but sharing a sunset howl is always a treat!  Holiday appropriate goodies will be offered to our guests and wolves. Guests will also visit the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves. Costumes are encouraged! Pre-registration is required. Click here to register today!


Who's Scaring Who?
Scarecrow Fun at the WCC

October 30th at 11AM - Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why the fall is such a magical time for packs in North America and people too. Guests will work together to customize a scarecrow for Atka to enjoy or destroy!   Guests will also visit the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves. Pre-registration is required.  Click here to register today!



Click here to view our October program schedule.

FOR MORE INFO ABOUT OCTOBER MEXICAN WOLF AWARENESS EVENTS, CLICK HERE.