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April 24, 2017
Helping endangered eels in Ottawa RiverThe Canadian Wildlife Federation, Carleton University and Energy Ottawa have joined together to study the American eel, an endangered species native to the Ottawa region. The group received a $122,000 grant from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry's Ontario Species at Risk Stewardship Fund for vital research.
April 19, 2017
Children & Nature Network International Conference brings 850+ international leaders working to connect children to nature to Vancouver, BC, April 18-21, 2017More than 850 leaders and activists from 22 countries are gathering today in Vancouver B.C. for the 2017 Children & Nature Network International Conference and Summit. This premier gathering of the children and nature movement, co-hosted by the Canadian Wildlife Federation, brings together the world’s leading voices on creating a world in which all children benefit from nature in their daily lives.
April 3, 2017
CWF issues a Seven Day Challenge for National Wildlife Week April 9-15The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is urging Canadians to step it up for National Wildlife Week April 9-15 with a seven-day conservation challenge.
March 23, 2017
CWF is encouraged by federal budget support for oceans and freshwaterThe Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) welcomes the federal government’s investment in ocean protection, freshwater conservation and aquatic invasive species management in the budget announced today. However, CWF continues to urge governments to address and prioritize conservation issues for the health, economic, social and spiritual well-being of Canadians.
February 23, 2017
CWF Urges Immediate Action for Species at Risk on Prairie GrasslandsThe Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is urging the government of Canada to protect prairie grasslands by conserving the last remaining PFRA community pastures as habitat for species at risk.
November 23, 2016
CWF Welcomes Health Canada’s Proposed Ban on Imidacloprid PesticideThe Canadian Wildlife Federation applauds Health Canada for its proposed ban of the neonicotinoid pesticide imidacloprid.
Search the seas with whale scientistsRobotic drones with underwater listening devices are now gliding through the ocean recording the sounds made by the earth’s largest sea creatures – the baleen whales. For the first time the public can follow along and watch some of the discoveries at the same time as the scientists.
September 12, 2016
CWF CEO Elected Regional Councillor of IUCNCanadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) CEO and Executive Vice-President Rick Bates has been elected International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Regional Councillor for North America and the Caribbean at World Conservation Congress, an international environmental parliament held every four years that determines the global conservation agenda.
August 22, 2016
Conservation community calls for end to delays in implementing recovery actions for endangered American EelConservation groups are calling on the Government of Ontario to obey the Ontario Endangered Species Act (ESA) and begin implementing the recovery strategy for American Eel.
July 25, 2016