Eel UpdateStill a Bad Deal for the American Eel
Eggs-pectingIn just a few short weeks, songbirds will come flitting back to our backyards, searching for scraps to build their nests. But what happens when it’s built? How do females bond with their chicks? How do chicks get their mother’s attention? We’ve got all the answers. Just keep reading!
Eight Reasons to Get Excited About FallAs the weather is getting colder, so too might your mood. Keep reading and let us change your mind about Canada’s cooler months.
Endangered Species on the Brink
The Canadian Wildlife Federation is kicking off the New Year with a new crop of projects to fund. In 2011, the Endangered Species Program is supporting an array of new species – from the tiny Olympia oyster to the gargantuan killer whale.
Endangered Species: Wildlife Needs Your Help
As a national wildlife conservation organization, the Canadian Wildlife Federation’s overarching objective is to prevent more of Canada’s fish, wildlife and plant species from being at risk. For the 585 species already at some degree of risk in Canada, we aim to reverse the threatening conditions that have lead to their decline.
Every Drop Counts
Here’s How to Start Cutting Back on Your Water Consumption
Falling from the SkiesWhat’s one of the greatest threats to migratory birds? Read on to find out.
Falling to Pieces
By April Overall
How would you like it if your home suddenly began to shrink? Wildlife across the country is being forced to live in smaller and smaller quarters and they’re paying the price. Read on to learn more.
Family Planning — Climate currents, caplin and kittiwakes
For the black-legged kittiwakes nesting on the steep rocky cliffs around Witless Bay, N.L., a global-scale shift in the atmosphere is personal: Their family planning depends on it. Canadian Wildlife Service scientists have found that the success of kittiwake reproduction depends in large part on the North Atlantic Oscillation — the massive circulation pattern that rules much of the climate of the North Atlantic Ocean. It’s a worrisome find, since climate experts predict climate change will throw the oscillation out of whack.
Fatal AttractionSome animals just don’t know how to pick ‘em. Read on to learn all about Canada’s unlucky lovers.
Father's RuleLet’s celebrate the top dads in the animal kingdom.
Feed The Birds
Don’t worry — there’s nothing wrong with providing food for birds over the winter, as long as you follow these guidelines.
Fighting for Fowler’s Toad
As this toad’s numbers decline, researchers’ resolve to save the species is ramping up..
Finding a Home for the Black Footed FerretOf the three species of ferret in the world, the Black-footed ferret is the only one native to North America.
Finding Mr. RightNot all Female Animals Respond to the Showier of the Bunch
Before You Start Sprinkling Salt on Your Icy Driveway, Read This.
Fishy WeatherThis summer’s balmy weather might have been a lovely break for us Canucks, but it had a terrible impact on our salmon. Read on to find out how the heat put salmon in hot waters.
Five Alternative Energy Sources Explained
This month’s Take Five takes a closer look at five renewable energy sources - what they are and how they are being used.
Five Canadian Species You Should Know
This month’s Take Five focuses on Canadian wildlife; five fun species facts from coast to coast!
Five Reasons for Fall Foliage
With warm patio weather a thing of the past, Mother Nature perks up our dampened spirits with a vivid quilt of rich colours strewn across treetops during the autumn months. How does she work her magic? Read on to learn some facts on the fantastic foliage transformation that occurs each fall!