Southwest Wildlife events
Saturday, October 18th: On Saturday, October 18th, Susan Dicks, DVM, with the USFWS, will be out at Southwest Wildlife to talk about the Mexican wolf recovery program. The event will include a tour of sanctuary, with special emphasis on a few of the Mexican wolves which can be seen from the tour route. We’ll talk briefly about them individually and their stories. Our guests will leave with a small photo book containing photos of all 18 of the Mexican wolves who currently call SWCC home and one of the 2014 Wolf Awareness Week posters.
Endangered Wolf Center Events
October 11 and 18: Endangered Wolf Center will be holding our first ever parent/child camps! Parents will have the option to join their campers for 2, one day sessions of Wolf Awareness Week Camp. This camp is for children 6 (5 if a parent joins them) to 15. Camp times are 9a.m. to 3p.m. The cost is $50 for the first camper and $45 for any parents or additional sibling campers. Reservations are required and easily made by calling 636-938-5900.
Sunday, October 12: The Endangered Wolf Center will be holding our Wolf Awareness Week Messy Play day, for children walking to five years old. Our gates will be open from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. for a full day of messy fun. The kids will have a great time exploring tactile and sensory stations while getting out into nature! The cost for Messy Play is $8 for children, parents are free. We will also be offering mini tours to visit the animal enclosure and learn all about wolves on the hour. The cost for the mini tour is $10 per person, children enrolled in Messy Play can tour for free. Reservations are not required for this event, but you may wish to make a reservation to avoid a wait the day of the program.
Friday and Saturday, October 17 & 18: The Endangered Wolf Center will be holding Wolf Awareness Week Campfire Howls at 7 p.m., both nights. Guest will sit around a campfire and listen to stories about wolves. After the campfire they will walk down howl road where they will have the opportunity to howl to the wolves! They will then visit our classroom and gift shop for cookies and hot chocolate. The cost for this program is $15 for adults and $12 for children (4-14). Reservations are required and easily made by calling 636-938-5900.
Endangered Wolf Center Events Cont.
Saturday, October 18: The Endangered Wolf Center will be holding our popular Camping with Canids program. Come celebrate Wolf Awareness Week by falling asleep to the majestic howl of the wolves. Guests will join us at 5:30 to set up their campsite and have dinner. At 7 p.m. guests will participate in a campfire howl, where they will enjoy a campfire, stories and a chance to howl with some of the most endangered wolves in the world. After the campfire guests will participate in a survival skills workshop before turning in for the evening. In the morning guests will wake up to breakfast and a tour of the animal enclosures before heading home. The cost for this program is $75 for adults and $50 for children (8-14). Reservations are required and easily made by calling 636-938-5900.
California Wolf Center events
Guest speaker Michael Sutton: President of the California Fish & Game Commission and Vice President, Pacific Flyway, National Audubon Society, will be speaking at the California Wolf Center about history and future of wildlife conservation in California, including preparing for the return of gray wolves into the state.
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