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Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project
  • Limited Time Only!Echo - The Grand Canyon Wolf t-shirt
    Order online at teespring.com/echo-the-grand-canyon-wolf.
    Only Available to order now through April 22, 2015!

    Available for order and shipping in the U.S. and International.
    Payments accepted by credit card or PayPal.

    This limited edition Echo – The Grand Canyon wolf t-shirt is a tribute to the life of a female wolf, named Echo, who was the first wolf known to return to the North Rim area of the Grand Canyon in over 70 years in the fall of 2014. Her life was tragically ended by a hunter's bullet in Utah on December 28, 2014.

    Artist Mary Lou Richardson of Water on Stone Productions created this design when she first learned that a northern gray wolf had been spotted in The Grand Canyon. She is sharing it with us to honor Echo's vibrant life and times. (You can visit their shop at www.h2oonstone.com.)

    May Echo's memory live on!

    Echo tshirt collage

    This t-shirt design is available in a basic tee, v-neck tee, womens fitted v-neck tee, long-sleeve, and a unisex tank top. See style and color choices pictured above. Prices range from $20 to $28 depending on the style. See the sizes available for each style shirt on teespring.com/echo-the-grand-canyon-wolf. T-shirt orders will be printed after the Teespring campaign ends on April 22, 2015. T-shirts purchased during the campaign will be shipped out within two to three weeks after April 22nd.

    This t-shirt is not available for order through our Lobo Marketplace and will not be kept in stock by the Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project after the Teespring campaign ends on April 22, 2015. Please order your t-shirt directly through teespring.com/echo-the-grand-canyon-wolf today!

  • Paseo del Lobo

    Paseo del Lobo (Path of the Wolf)

    A Wolf Awareness campaign along the path of natural dispersal from the Blue Range Wolf Recovery Area to the Grand Canyon

    paseo-del-lobo-trail-map-2-thumbThe Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project is excited to host our wolf advocacy campaign annual camping trips and hike from June to October 2014 that will follow a natural dispersal corridor, connecting the Blue Range Wolf Recovery Area (where Mexican gray wolves currently live) to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon (where we are advocating for their return). Mexican wolves are capable of traversing hundreds of miles, and need room to roam in order to establish a metapopulation structure to preserve remaining genetic diversity.

    Two wolves have been documented in the Flagstaff area since the initial release of Mexican wolves into Arizona in 1998. In 2000, a female Mexican wolf wandered northward, eventually traveling over 200 miles until a vehicle struck and killed her just twelve miles north of Flagstaff on US Highway 89. In 2001, federal and state wildlife agencies reported that a radio-collared, yearling male lobo traveled from his reintroduction site in the Apache National Forest to the Mormon Lake vicinity on the Coconino National Forest south of Flagstaff. The agency biologists later tracked him moving south to Clear Creek and then eastward along the Mogollon Rim headwaters. It is possible he was following the scent of the female wolf who traveled this route before him, seeking out a mate he would never find. Our sojourner was shot and illegally killed in early 2002. As a community awareness event, the Paseo del Lobo hike offers participants a unique opportunity to learn more about little-known stories like this, as well as current efforts to help critically-endangered wolves make their way back to the wild.

    Quick Links:      Volunteer for Paseo del Lobo      Support the Events      Follow the Trail     

  • paseodelobo-flyer-thumbVolunteers needed to hike, bike, join trail support teams, or help with special events!

    Volunteers will be expected to serve as a positive spokesperson for Mexican wolf recovery, sharing your photographs and video experiences of the trail!

    We will provide participants with a detailed map of their section, overview maps of the area, GPS unit with the trail track loaded, a first aid kit, satellite phone (for emergency uses), a digital camera, and hand-held video camera.  We will meet hikers or bikers at the trail head each morning at 9 am (unless another start time is pre-arranged and confirmed) and volunteers will meet you at the end of the trail section each afternoon for a shuttle back to your personal vehicle at the trail head.

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