Connecting With Nature
October 24, 2019 – Hibernating bats may be storing pesticides from contaminated insect food in their flesh over winter, lowering their immune systems and putting them at greater risk of disease and death, says the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF).
August 29, 2019 – “CWF’s Ottawa team collected and incubated over 600 Blanding’s, Northern Map and Snapping turtle eggs in the Ottawa area this year,” said Rick Bates, CEO. “The release of these hatchings back to the areas where they were found is part of...
August 26, 2019, Global News – Christina McGough from the Canadian Wildlife Federation joins Global News Morning Calgary to discuss the organization’s call for a national strategy to help pollinators thrive.
August 25, 2019, The Standard – Canadian Wildlife Federation, NPCA team up for special event
August 19, 2019, CTV News – David Browne, the Conservation Director at CWF says the changes to the endangered species act rolls back some protections species once had.
August 12, 2019, CWF Blog – Did you know that some butterflies also get their nutrients from damp sand, compost and manure (behaviours called “mud puddling”), as well as from tree sap and moist organic matter like rotting fruit, dung and carrion?
August 11, 2019, CBC – The United Nations warns that 1 million species worldwide are at risk of extinction
August 11, 2019, CBC – That was the focus of a two hour CBC radio show called Cross Country Check Up. Carolyn Callaghan, CWF senior conservation biologist, was a special guest on the Aug. 10 show. She agreed with callers from coast to coast who said that we...
August 7, 2019, CTV – Carolyn Callaghan of the Canadian Wildlife Federation speaks about what is killing off Canada's pollinators.
August 7, 2019, CWF Blog – A 4th entangled whale, at least 40 years old, appears to be anchored off Magdalen Islands