Endangered Wolf Center Overview
Target demographics: conservation
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Come join the pack. Share your talents—be an educator, provide administrative assistance, maintenance skills, participate in research projects and more. Your time will help ensure a future for the critically endangered species at the Center.
Geographic areas served: St. Louis, Mo.
Programs: The Endangered Wolf Center offers a wide range of tours and nightime events for individuals and groups, programs for schools, Scout troops and camps for children. The Center's education programs are unique, informative and fun!
The Endangered Wolf Center has also had marked husbandry success with other species of endangered canids, including swift foxes, African painted dogs, and South America’s maned wolf. It is a member of all of the Species Survival Plans and works closely with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services. Because of the Center's dedication, it has become a leader in the field of canid behavioral, physiological and breeding behavior research. It is also the only Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) certified related wolf facility in the world.
Education plays a large role at the Center in communicating the importance of a healthy ecosystem, rich in biodiversity, where predators thrive and coexist with humans in harmony. Utilizing a strong core of trained volunteers, the staff of the Endangered Wolf Center works to increase the public understanding of conservation of species and ecosystems.
To learn more about our results visit http://www.endangeredwolfcenter.org/our-center-legacy/