Wildlife Conservation Society Canada

We Stand for Wildlife

WCS Canada scientists get their boots muddy studying wildlife and wild places across Canada, spurring action to address our growing biodiversity crisis.

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WCS Canada uses a unique blend of on-the-ground scientific research and policy action to help protect wildlife and ecosystems across Canada.

Stories and op-eds

"You don’t need to be an expert to care about the natural world”

"You don’t need to be an expert to care about the natural world”

Kevin Bouliane is a cyclist on a mission: to visit as many Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) as possible by cycling across Canada.

Resources for National Indigenous Peoples Day and beyond

Resources for National Indigenous Peoples Day and beyond

June 21st, 2024, is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada.
Brodie Schmidt

Media coverage

First Nation court action against Ontario could invalidate all mining claims in the province

More than 369,000 claims are currently active in Ontario representing 11.5 per cent of the area of the province, according to data from the Ministry of mines and Meg Southee with the Wildlife Conservation Society Canada.
2024-07-16 | Globe and Mail

Millions of bats have died from this disease. Now it's been found in Alberta

WCS Canada, in partnerships with the Alberta government, universities, and other organizations, is working on developing a probiotic cocktail that could give bats improved resistance to the fungus.
2024-07-12 | CBC

New study looking at impacts of industry on lake sturgeon in northern Ontario

Study is part of partnership between Moose Cree First Nation and Wildlife Conservation Society
2024-07-02 | CBC

Canada’s Updated Critical Minerals List ‘Effectively Meaningless’, Critics Warn

WCS Canada President and Senior Scientist Justina Ray on the latest edition of Canada's priority list for the critical minerals.
2024-06-18 | The Energy Mix

Press releases

WCS Canada at NACCB 2024 in Vancouver
2024-06-25

WCS Canada at NACCB 2024 in Vancouver

Attending the North American Congress for Conservation Biology (NACCB 2024)? Connect with WCS Canada presenters!
A tiny gem hidden on a High Arctic island takes the spotlight
2024-02-13

A tiny gem hidden on a High Arctic island takes the spotlight

In a steep gully at the head of a fiord on Ellesmere Island grows a moss that forms small brilliant green colonies that have a distinctive “sparkly” appearance.