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February 27, 2020
CWF encouraged but cautious about new measures to conserve right whalesThe federal government’s new measures to conserve right whales are well founded and we are hopeful they will prevent another mortality crisis; however, the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is urging the development of a ‘Plan B’.
January 16, 2020
Canadian Wildlife Federation Expands National Conservation Education ProgrammingThe Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is pleased to announce the unprecedented expansion of two unique service programs designed to develop and inspire conservation leadership in Canadian youth ages 15 to 30. The two programs – WILD Outside targeting youth ages 15 to 18, and the Canadian Conservation Corps for young Canadians ages 18 to 30 – are made possible with newly extended funding from the Government of Canada through its Canada Service Corps initiative.
October 24, 2019
Canada's Bats Face Growing ThreatHibernating 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
Slow Down and #HelpTheTurtles“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 CWF’s comprehensive turtle conservation program, which is also working to help mitigate the impact of road mortality on at-risk turtles in Eastern and Central Ontario. In road surveys conducted the last two years in the Ottawa-area, over 1,000 dead turtles were found. These included over 100 Blanding’s Turtles, a threatened species in Ontario.”
August 1, 2019
CWF calls for National Pollinator Recovery StrategyThe Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is calling for the creation of a national pollinator recovery strategy featuring pollinator pathways and a comprehensive pollinator monitoring program.
July 26, 2019
Unlikely allies come together to help endangered batsThe Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) and a broad range of unlikely allies are coming together to help endangered bats. The partners include a wildlife control company, a bat researcher, federal youth employment and training programs, local homeowners, and a local men’s wellness group. The unique project, funded by the Ottawa Community Foundation, has the potential to provide habitat for 45,000 at risk bats.
June 28, 2019
Statement by Sean Brillant, Canadian Wildlife Federation Senior Conservation Biologist –Marine Programs on North Atlantic Right Whale MortalityThe survival of North Atlantic right whales is going to require support from all Canadians, and CWF will continue to work with all partners to lead initiatives to support emergency response, conduct research to reduce entanglement risks and raise awareness about this majestic part of our Canadian marine heritage.
June 20, 2019
Fisheries Act Updates Improve Conservation of Canada’s Oceans, Lakes and RiversThe Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is celebrating the passage of several updates to the Fisheries Act which improve the conservation of our oceans, lakes and rivers.
June 10, 2019
Aquatic Habitat Canada partnership announced in celebration of Environment Week and Rivers to Oceans WeekA national network for aquatic habitat protection and restoration is being created to help governments, local communities, Indigenous organizations, industry stakeholders and conservation organizations more effectively protect and restore healthy and resilient aquatic ecosystems.
April 3, 2019