6th International Mexican Wolf Stamp

2016 Limited Edition Mexican Wolf Conservation Stamp Released

Sixth annual commemorative stamp supports conservation and education efforts for the endangered Mexican gray wolf

Wolf Stamp 2016 Layout lowres

 

March 15, 2016, Albuquerque, N.M.—The 2016 Mexican Wolf Conservation stamp just released by the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance features artwork by Jacob Tarazoff.

With a passion for the wild and pursuit for adventure, Jacob is a 33 year old painter who works with a limited palette, primarily painting en plein aire (outside) and alla prima (wet into wet, one sitting).

“My current focus is on the idea of landscape, as a living memory. It is my aim to present an homage exalting the elemental natural processes that have shaped not only the earth, but also our own biological and sociocultural selves,” explained the artist.

The Mexican gray wolf is the most endangered wolf in the world, with a wild population of only 97 in the Southwest. All proceeds from sales of the wolf stamp directly benefit activities to support Mexican wolf conservation and education projects. This year’s stamp is the sixth in a limited-edition series.

“We are pleased to continue the program this year to support protection of our endangered Mexican wolf. We are grateful to the many talented artists and conservationists who submitted artwork for the stamp’s contest; they truly make this program possible,” said Tisha Broska, Associate Director of the Wilderness Alliance.

The 2016 Mexican Wolf Conservation Stamp is not a true postage stamp. The 4.5- by 5.5-inch full-color commemorative stamp is part of a series of framing-quality art prints offered to collectors.

The stamp is available for $20 at http://www.nmwild.org/shop/purchase-wolf-stamp. To purchase a wolf stamp, go to Shop, where you will find the entire collection of stamps.

###

The New Mexico Wilderness Alliance is a non-profit 501(C)(3), grassroots, environmental organization dedicated to the protection, restoration, and continued enjoyment of New Mexico’s wildlands and Wilderness areas. The primary goal of the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance is to ensure the protection and restoration of all remaining wild lands in New Mexico through administrative designations, federal Wilderness designation, and on-going advocacy.

More Articles ...

  1. CONSERVATION GROUPS ASK STATE SUPREME COURT: INVALIDATE EVISCERATION OF OIL & GAS PIT RULE
  2. Week of celebrations will mark Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks’ 1st Anniversary
  3. 5th International Mexican Gray Wolf Stamp Released
  4. Land Transfer Bill Killed in Santa Fe
  5. Groundbreaking progress for New Mexico: U.S. House passes bill to create Columbine Hondo Wilderness
  6. U.S. Senate Committee Sends Columbine Hondo to Floor for Consideration
  7. New Mexico becomes wilderness headquarters
  8. NM Wild Staff Members Embark On Historic 50-Mile Gila Trek To Commemorate 90th Anniversary
  9. Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument to be Protected
  10. New Mexicans Send Clear Message to Sec. Jewell: Protect Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks
  11. RELEASE: Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks Legislation Introduced
  12. Columbine Hondo is key step closer to protection
  13. Proposed Massive Military Operations on the Cibola National Forest Questioned
  14. Mora County Becomes the First County in the United States to Permanently Ban the Extraction of Oil and Gas
  15. Announcement that Rio Grande del Norte To Become a National Monument is Cheered by the Local Community
  16. Website Launched to Celebrate Wilderness 50th Anniversary
  17. Northern New Mexicans urge federal delegation to protect Columbine Hondo: Lawmakers listen to community in coalition meeting
  18. Supporters back national monument status for Organ Mountains
  19. 2012 Limited Edition Mexican Wolf Conservation Stamp Released
  20. Nuestra Tierra, Our Land – Our Future Highlights Hispanic Support for Land Protection
  21. New Mexico Celebrates “Great Outdoors Week”
  22. Press Release: Hispano, Green Chambers of Commerce Applaud Reintroduction of Wilderness Protection Bill
  23. Press Release: Local Sportsmen and Back Country Horsemen Organizations Call for Protection of Wilderness
  24. Dona Ana County Wilderness Bill Reintroduced!
  25. Press Release: Mining Claims in Otero Mesa Nearly Triple

Search

Press Releases Menu

  • New Mexico Wild Celebrates Re-Introduction of Chaco Protection Legislation +

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                     Read More
  • New Mexico Wild celebrates creation of thirteen new wilderness areas in state +

    New Mexico Wild celebrates creation of thirteen new wilderness areas in state Legislation signed today contains more than 270,000 acres Read More
  • U.S. House passes public lands package containing 13 new wilderness areas in New Mexico +

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. House passes public lands package containing 13 new wilderness areas in New Mexico Legislation now heads Read More
  • New Mexico Wild celebrates U.S. Senate passage of new wilderness areas within Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks and Rio Grande del Norte National Monuments +

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Mexico Wild celebrates U.S. Senate passage of new wilderness areas within Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks and Rio Read More
  • New Mexico Wild tells BLM to postpone oil and gas lease sales +

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Mexico Wild tells BLM to postpone oil and gas lease sales Letter to agency questions whether current Read More
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12