Introducing C3: 7 Breed Groups of Dogs

Introducing C3: 7 Breed Groups of Dogs

Announcing the first Canines, Carnivores, & Conservation: 7 BREED GROUPS.   There are 7 BREED GROUPS of dogs in the world? Over the next few weeks, I’ll be writing about a few unique qualities and characteristics of each. Join our Canines, Carnivores,...
WERC’s holiday gratitude and focus

WERC’s holiday gratitude and focus

For wolves, the family is everything. Family helps ensure the pups learn the right skills, takes down large prey for everyone to eat, and keeps everyone working together. We hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving celebrating in whatever way you could this year. This marks...
Meet P2W Instructor Curt Moothart

Meet P2W Instructor Curt Moothart

Meet Curt Moothart! He’s one of our classroom instructors! Check out his story: Curt was born and raised in Decorah, Iowa – a small town known for its Norwegian heritage, hiking trails, Dunning’s Spring Park and Water, and the world-famous Decorah eagles! Raised...
What does the Endangered Species Act do?

What does the Endangered Species Act do?

What do red wolves, tigers, sea otters, and black-footed ferrets have in common?  They’re all protected by the Endangered Species Act. What does the ESA do?  The ESA was passed in 1973 and has been one of the most comprehensive conservation laws ever put in place by...
Instructor Spotlight: Jeremy Heft

Instructor Spotlight: Jeremy Heft

If you’ve been around WERC for a few years, you have probably met, read about, or viewed Jeremy Heft at one time or another. We thought you’d enjoy knowing just a little bit about our “lone wolf.”  Jeremy Heft is one of our instructors for our...
What you need to know about red wolves.

What you need to know about red wolves.

Red wolves have faced a rollercoaster of challenges when it comes to survival in the wild. Where are they now? Fast Facts About Red Wolves:  Adults weigh between 45-80 pounds and are four feet long.  Their prey consists of white-tailed deer, raccoons, rabbits, and...