January 9, 2018
Not a second to spare: environmental groups react to Ontario government’s plan for recovering endangered eels- Ottawa Riverkeeper, the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF), Ontario Rivers Alliance (ORA), and Ontario Nature joined forces today in calling for urgent and immediate action by the Ontario government to reverse the ongoing decline of the endangered American Eel, whose numbers have collapsed by a staggering 99% in Ontario since the 1980s. The call comes in the final days of the province’s public consultation on its draft Government Response Statement — in essence, it’s an action plan for recovering this endangered species. While applauding the publication of these long-delayed commitments, the groups and their supporters are urging Ontario to go further — and faster — than what it is proposing.
January 17, 2018
CWF Joins Canada Service CorpsYouth will soon be travelling by dog sled, helping species like turtles and eels and having a whale of a time with the Canadian Conservation Corps, a new service program funded by the Government of Canada as part of the Canada Service Corps.
February 1, 2018
CWF THANKS CANADIANS FOR GOING WILD FOR NATURE: Groundhog Day is the perfect opportunity to share wildlife observationsWith Groundhog Day and World Wetlands Day approaching, the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is encouraging Canadians to post their wildlife pictures to a growing national online database which has quadrupled in the last year thanks in a large part to the Bioblitz Canada 150 project.
February 6, 2018
CWF sees a brighter future for Canada’s freshwater and marine wildlife thanks to proposed changes to Fisheries ActThe Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) predicts a brighter future for Canada’s oceans, lakes, and rivers and the species that inhabit them thanks to the proposed changes to the Fisheries Act.
February 26, 2018
CWF Experts Available to Discuss Next Steps for Habitat Conservation as Federal Budget is AnnouncedThe Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) expects to be applauding new federal investments to protect Canada's land, inland waters and oceans in tomorrow’s federal budget. Protecting key habitats are critical to the future of Canada’s terrestrial and marine wildlife and maintaining a strong connection to nature among Canadians.
February 27, 2018