Thursday 16th June 2022 19:15
Enter the world of wolves and wolf conservation with an entertaining talk from Tony Haighway who has spent four decades rescuing them.

About this event

The wolf is one of the most fascinating creatures on the Earth. As an apex predator, it is at the top of the food chain and a vital part of its ecosystems.

Here in the UK, we exterminated the last of our wolves in the 17th century following an intense period where they were persecuted and hunted to extinction.

Now we only have captive wolves in the UK, but our fascination for them has never diminished; perhaps because we are a nation of dog lovers and can still see something of the wild in our domestic companions.

In his talk, Tony Haighway will recount some of his many stories about his experiences keeping wolves at the sanctuary he founded here in Warwickshire in the early 1990s following the closure of a local zoo. Since then he has rescued and reared numerous wolves and has spent time dispelling the many myths and conceptions that still prevail today.

Wolf Watch UK is now based in a beautiful valley in Shropshire close to the Welsh border. Members can visit the facility there and supporters can also adopt a wolf to help with the costs of the pack’s upkeep. www.wolfwatch.uk

Location:

Stoneleigh Village Hall
Hall Close
Stoneleigh
CV8 3DG

Agenda for the evening:

  • Doors will open 7.15 pm for a prompt 7.30 pm start
  • 7.30 pm to 8.45 pm – Guest Speaker, Tony Haighway – The World of Wolves
  • 8.45 pm to 9.15 pm – Refreshments and Raffle
  • 9.15 pm – Updates on Warwickshire’s badgers

Although Covid is no longer in the news as much, please do feel free to wear a mask and keep safe distance protocols should you wish.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Open Evening, and as ever please feel free to invite a family member or friend along with you.

If you have any queries please email info@warwickshirebadgergroup.co.uk and one of our committee members will respond to you as soon as possible.

Meeting is free, but please book in advance through this link –> Event Booking