Archive for September, 2010

2010 Common Ground Fair a Giant Success!

Maine Wolf Coalition Booth at the Common Ground Fair

For the seventeenth consecutive year MWC participated in the Maine Organic Farmer’s and Gardener’s Association Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine.   This year, in excess of 50,000 people attended the fair, many of whom saw or visited MWC’s booth. (see photo)  MWC was born at the Common Ground Fair in September 1994 where we set up our first booth and got our first members.  We’ve been at the fair ever since!

MWC Names Education & Outreach Coordinator

Meredith Kellogg is MWC's new Education & Outreach Coordinator. Here she is working at MWC's booth at the 2010 Common Ground Fair.

Meredith Kellogg has been named MWC’s Education & Outreach Coordinator.  Meredith has been a wolf advocate since the age of nine.  She is a graduate of Unity College in Unity, Maine and is currently a graduate student at the University of Southern Maine.  She is a frequent volunteer at Wolf Park in Indiana and is their Northeast Ambassador.  She has also worked as an interpretive guide at a state park.  Meredith is presently developing wolf programs for schools and other groups.  She is available on a limited basis to present wolf programs in and around Portland, Maine.  If you would like to request a program, please contact this web site.  We’re extremely pleased and excited to have Meredith on board!

The Maine Wolf Coalition announces its new Northeast Wolf Recovery Website

The Maine Wolf Coalition, Inc. announces its new Northeast Wolf Recovery website at .  The primary purpose of the website is to provide the public with up to date information regarding the natural recolonization of wolves in the northeast U.S. after an absence of a century.  In recent years several wolves have been killed in the northeast, the most recent being an 85 lb. animal identified by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as an “eastern gray wolf” killed in western Massachusetts in 2007.  In addition to the Massachusetts wolf, since 1993, wolves have also been killed in Maine, Vermont and New York. Read the rest of this entry »