Charitable Organization

Wcs Wildlife Conservation Society Canada

Toronto, ON


Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Canada's mission is to safeguard wildlife and wild lands in Canada through science, conservation action, and by inspiring people to value nature. WCS Canada is the only national conservation organization using field science combined with strategic policy initiatives to resolve Canadian conservation challenges. We apply evidence-based findings from our field research to inform and define protection initiatives for wildlife and wild places. As a Canadian charity since 2004, WCS Canada is part of a larger WCS global conservation network and benefits from the 120-year legacy of sister programs in over 65 countries of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), helping to leverage our work in Canada. WCS Canada focuses on protecting wildlife in large, remote, healthy ecosystems (Western Arctic, southern Yukon, northern B.C. and northern Ontario) that represent exceptionally high conservation values by have lost ground elsewhere in Canada through resource development and climate change. We focus on species where there is still a chance to make a difference, such as Arctic seals and whales, lake sturgeon, caribou, bison, western bats, wolverine, boreal birds and river otter. We convene with other researchers and thep ublic to build alliances between academic scientists and our conservation partners, and to strengthen the science capacity of the conservation movement. We offer Fellowships to young conservation scientists and support t(...)

Program areas

Description% of emphasis
Nature conservation groups20
Species protection20

*% of emphasis is reported by the charity and does not necessarily reflect money spent.

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