Users' questions

Where can I see wolves in NC?

Where can I see wolves in NC?

The Red Wolf Center is located in Columbia, NC on Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. In addition to providing space to conduct regular health checks on the wolves, the center has a small reception area for the public AND an established viewing area for a pair of captive red wolves.

Is there any wolves in North Carolina?

Red wolves are a critically endangered species, found nowhere else in the world but North Carolina, and their range includes two wildlife refuges and a patchwork of federal, state, and private lands. The total wild population is now estimated at around 20 to 25 animals, counting the eight animals just released.

Where is the red wolf recovery area?

In 1987, an experimental population of red wolves who had been raised in captivity was reintroduced into eastern North Carolina. For 30 years, this population has lived—and until recently thrived—on its 1.7 million acre recovery area in eastern North Carolina’s Dare, Tyrell, Beaufort, Hyde, and Washington counties.

Where are the red wolves in NC?

Of the recent releases, two adult red wolves were at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge and two were at Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. The pups are in a den at Pocosin Lakes.

Where is the Red Wolf Center in NC?

The Red Wolf Center, located one mile south of Columbia, NC on NC Highway 94, was constructed in 2007. The fence enclosures behind the Center, were constructed in 2012 using funds secured by the Service’s partner – the Red Wolf Coalition. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held that year with guest-of-honor, Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr.

Why are there no red wolves in North Carolina?

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, the state wildlife agency, has historically opposed the presence of canid predators and has called upon the USFWS to terminate the Red Wolf Recovery Program and to declare the red wolf extinct in the wild. No depredation by red wolves occurs because the area is not a livestock-growing region.

Where is Wolf Hollow wildlife rehabilitation center located?

Wolf Hollow is a non-profit organization located on San Juan Island in Northwest Washington State. We serve all of San Juan and Skagit Counties and northern Whidbey Island.

Where is the red wolf sanctuary in Indiana?

THE RED WOLF SANCTUARY, a non-profit, tax-deductible organization incorporated in the State of Indiana in 1979, is dedicated to the preservation and continued existence of North American wildlife.