April 25, 2013 | By:

Nationwide walks for wolves this weekend

gray wolf

gray wolf (Photo: USFWS – Midwest Region)

Walk for Wolves has been organized to raise awareness about the threats affecting the wolf population throughout the United States. In addition to losing their habitat, the most detrimental threats come from government bills allowing hunting and trapping an indiscriminate number of wolves by methods such as shooting, trapping and snaring where the latter two are considered inhumane. Illegal hunting and trapping has also caused a high mortality in wolves and hatred driven wolf groups have been known to use brutal killing methods such as shooting wolves in the abdomen (gut-shot) and poisoning to name a few.

The masses need to know, our government needs to listen so we can proactively change current legislations and offer protection to these species. Coexisting through adaption is the key to success in this matter. Join us as an organizer or as a participant and howl with us Saturday, April 27th in a 3-mile walk near your city.

Below is a list of days and locations for Walks for Wolves that are taking place around the country this weekend:

 StateCityWalk LocationWalk Date
1ArizonaPhoenixCity Hall to DowntownSaturday April 27
2CaliforniaLong BeachShorelineSaturday April 27
3CaliforniaSacramentoCapitol State BuildingSaturday April 27
4CaliforniaSan FranciscoGolden Gate ParkSaturday April 27
5ColoradoDenverWest steps of the CO Capitol BuildingSaturday April 27
Friday April 26
6ColoradoColorado SpringsChapel Hills MallSaturday April 27
7DCWashingtonUS Capitol BuildingSaturday April 27
8FloridaBushnellDade Battlefield ParkSaturday April 27
9IdahoBoiseBoise Capitol BuildingSaturday April 27
10IdahoCoeur D’AleneKootenai Courthouse to DowntownSaturday April 27
11IndianaIndianapolisWhite River State ParkSaturday April 27
12KentuckyLouisvilleJefferson Square Park to Downtown LouisvilleFriday April 26
13MichiganGrand RapidsGrand Valley State University to Ah-Nab-Awen ParkSaturday April 27
14MichiganLansingCapitol State BuildingFriday April 26
15MontanaGreat FallsElks Riverside ParkSaturday April 27
16AlbuquerqueNew MexicoTower Pond ParkSaturday April 27
17New YorkAuburnHoopes Park TrackSaturday April 27
18New YorkNew YorkUnion Square to City HallSaturday April 27
19North CarolinaMurphyKonehete Park to DowntownSaturday April 27
20OhioClevelandPublic Square QuadrantsSaturday April 27
21PennsylvaniaLancasterDowntown – Penn Square & Central MarketSaturday April 27
22TexasAustinTexas Capitol BuildingSaturday April 27
23TexasDallasCity Hall to DowntownSaturday April 27
24UtahSalt Lake CityCapitol State BuildingSaturday April 27
25WashingtonSeattleSeattle Art Museum (SAM) to Olympic Sculpture ParkSaturday April 27
26WashingtonSpokaneManito Park to DowntownSaturday April 27


Please contact Carmen C. Long with your questions:

Walk For Wolves 
Facebook: Protecting Yellowstone Wolves
Ph: 714-878-0076





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