Book Recommendations

On an on-going basis, we will post book recommendations. Books will be chosen for their relevance to the mission of the Western Wildlife Conservancy. Our first recommendation is the book pictured below. It’s a pretty easy read and full of suggestions for changes we can make that will benefit the animals we love so much.…

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Looking for a gift idea for the wolf lover in your life???

LIFE STORY BOOKS & ANCESTRAL LINEAGE POSTERS OF FAMOUS YELLOWSTONE WOLVES! Jim Halfpenny – November 28, 2019 Using the Ancestry database Leo and A Naturalist’s World have created books and posters about some of your favorite wolves. Books currently available include the 06F, 755 and 926.  Posters include 926, 970 and 1091.  Go to www.ebay.com/str/anaturalistsworld…

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New ‘atlas of the Absaroka-Beartooths’ reminds us why wild places matter

December 10, 2019 – https://buckrail.com The “Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem” is a marvel in the modern world. Why is that? Compared to everywhere else in the Lower 48 states, Greater Yellowstone’s natural landscapes, which encompass differing land management jurisdictions, remain intact and not wholly fragmented by human activity and development. In turn, this remarkable mixture of…

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Please do not shoot those coyotes

One man’s poison is another man’s meal. Or at least a meal for that pesky coyote. By Ieuan EvansContributorPublished: November 20, 2019 Prairie people frequently get together to shoot coyotes, often with the support of local farmers. I’m not against disposing of problem wildlife, but I fail to see any benefits from shooting coyotes. Coyotes are a major…

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Where the wild things are…

Looking for some opportunities to visit and/or support a wolf conservation center? There’s a website that lists the links to various centers across the US and even Canada! Enjoy! https://www.graywolfconservation.com/Captivity/seeing_captive_wolves.htm

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New Mexico Game Commission votes to end recreational cougar trapping

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (November 22, 2019)—Yesterday, the New Mexico State Game Commission voted unanimously to approve a new regulation that ends recreational cougar trapping in the state beginning in 2020. The decision follows a lawsuit waged by Animal Protection of New Mexico and the Humane Society of the United States, which argued that indiscriminate traps…

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The Wisdom of Wolves

This book is a pleasant walk through the author’s thoughts on the behavior of wolves. She has over 25 years of experience watching wolves in Yellowstone National Park and elsewhere. Much like Rick McIntyre’s book, we are brought to further appreciate the wolf, how much it is like us and how we could be better…

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The Rise of Wolf 8

I recently had the good fortune to listen to Rick McIntyre speak on his book. He was at Sundance Resort to tell the audience about the wolves in his book and to sign copies for each of us. So many folks attended that the event had to be moved to a bigger building at the…

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Rick McIntyre – A great storyteller!

I had the good fortune to attend Rick’s presentation of his new book, The Rise of Wolf 8. Listening to Rick speak is a pleasure. His passion and love for the wolves he has gotten to know is evident. He speaks to their personalities and you take away the message that wolves are really not…

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America’s Wildlife Values

I thought the article below was quite interesting…you may too. After reading it, I wondered how many non-mutualists would read it and two, is this information that can be useful in conservation and wildlife campaigns? Food foe thought IMO. https://defenders.org/blog/2019/09/americas-wildlife-values?fbclid=IwAR1HSgDdmn5ldC6uDLgxLBF3i6ZGFgAKtYiOJ2TF0Dk2do2WnvBfddMMYQU

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