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Wolf Haven shifts to the ‘Haven’ part of mission –
Reduces number of visitors at any one time

– “Wolf Haven works to shed ‘tourist attraction’ label”
“In recent years, the nonprofit’s nearly 50 acres of Mima Mounds prairie has taken on a bigger role as Wolf Haven’s focus has shifted to the ‘Haven’ part of its mission, serving as a permanent home to captive-born and displaced wolves.”

“About a year ago, Wolf Haven became the first wolf sanctuary to meet the rigorous standards of the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries and become accredited.

As part of the process, Wolf Haven’s staff decided to cut operating hours and significantly reduce the number of people allowed in the sanctuary — a big change for the nonprofit that once attracted tourists with campouts and howl-ins.

Reservations are now required, and a maximum of 20 people are allowed in the sanctuary at a time. During a recent visit, just eight of the 52 animals at Wolf Haven were in enclosures that could be seen by the public,” by Lisa Pemberton, The Olympian.
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Wolf Haven International
3111 Offut Lake Road SE
Tenino, WA 98589
Phone: 800.448.WOLF [9653] or 360.264.HOWL [4695]
Admission = $8 for children, $12 adults; discounts for seniors, military and AAA members.

50-minute guided visits through the public portion of the wolf sanctuary are by reservation on Saturdays and Sundays.
A self-guided prairie walk is optional.

– UPDATE: October 6, 2016
“Wolf Haven Book Highlights Beauty, Dignity”
“Wolf Haven Profiled: Photographer, Writer Create Coffee Table Book”

“The release of the book “Wolf Haven Sanctuary and the Future of Wolves in North America,” by Seattle-based photographer Annie Marie Musselman and essayist Brenda Peterson, is now available,” quoting the Nisqually Valley News.
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Posted by Steve on October 4, 2016 at 12:23 am | Permalink

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