Speak For Wolves 2015 – Come Join Us!

Speak for Wolves 2nd annual Aug 2015

We hope you can join us on August 7-9, 2015 at the historic Union Pacific Dining Lodge in West Yellowstone, Montana for Speak for Wolves!

www.speakforwolves.org
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Friday August 7

6:00pm doors open with music by Neil Haverstick.

7:00pm Screening of OR-7 the Journey with filmmaker Clemens Schenk. Amaroq Weiss of the Center for Biological Diversity will be part of the Q&A session following the film. Tickets cost $10 and can be bought online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1634194

They can also be purchased at the door-cash only.
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Saturday August 8

11:30am doors open.

12:00pm opening remarks.

12:30pm Kim Wheeler, Executive Director of the Red Wolf Coalition, will discuss the plight of red wolves and the USFWS Red Wolf Recovery Program.

2:00pm activist Oliver Starr will discuss the reasons for the sharp decline in gray wolf populations in Denali National Park in Alaska and offer remedies.

3:00pm Brian Ertz, founder and Board President of Wildlands Defense, will discuss the failure of the controversial McKittrick Policy and why it needs to be reformed.

BREAK

6:30pm doors open with live music by Matt Stone.

7:00pm Camilla Fox, founder and Executive Director of Project Coyote, will discuss current efforts to end wildlife killing contests on public and private lands.

A panel discussion will follow with Amaroq Weiss, West Coast Wolf Organizer of the Center for Biological Diversity, Kevin Bixby, founder and Executive Director of the Southwest Environmental Center, and author/ecologist George Wuerthner.

The entire program on Saturday is free.
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Sunday August 9

9:00am doors open with music by Goodshield Aguilar.

9:30am Mike Mease, co-founder and Board President of Buffalo Field Campaign, will discuss the continued hazing and slaughter of wild buffalo in/around Yellowstone National Park and efforts to list the species under the Endangered Species Act.

10:30am Louisa Willcox, wildlife advocate and long-time conservationist, will discuss the government’s ill-conceived push to remove federal protections for grizzly bears and examine the role that states play in wildlife management.

11:15am Interpretive dance by choreographer MaryLee Sanders.

11:30am Inspirational talk by Jimmy St. Goddard of Blackfeet Nation.

12:00pm closing remarks.

The entire program on Sunday is free.

To learn more visit www.speakforwolves.org

O6 Female CC BY 2.0 Flickr

Remembering Yellowstone’s O6 Female 

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  1. Reblogged this on Coalition for American Wildbirds.

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  2. Oh how I wish I could get there. Hope it all goes well.

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  3. I will be there with Camilla Fox of “project coyote” and her contingency
    I hope everyone can join us !
    We are stopping the killing of our wolves and need all the voices and ideas everyone has to take this movement further to end the slaughter of the endangered wildlife/ wolves in USA !
    “Cecil the Wolf”
    says “please stop killing us “!

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  4. I wish I could come to this, but cannot leave all my dogs and foster dogs to travel. I am there in spirit. Thank you for speaking for us and the wolves.

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  5. Reblogged this on Exposing the Big Game.

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  6. Great news, a second wolf was spotted in California! At least, they suspect that a blackish canid roaming around Siskiyou County is a wolf, though this needs to be confirmed with genetic data. Anyway, you can read the very exciting news here: https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#tbm=nws&q=gray+wolves

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  7. I will also be there in spirit and sending all my support for your efforts. With the awareness raised by Cecil the Lion, we have to think of ways to make people aware of the carnage *hunters”, and wildlife managers are doing of wolves, bears, and apex predators here in the U.S.

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  8. Breaking News, a gray wolf was spotted in Black Hills of South Dakota! The video of the wolf, and the accompanying news story, can be seen here: http://summitcountyvoice.com/2015/08/19/wildlife-possible-black-hills-wolf-sighting-spurs-calls-for-increased-hunter-education-to-avoid-accidental-shooting/

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