New WCS Canada Report on Future of Development in Ontario's North

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New WCS Canada Report on Future of Development in Ontario's North
(September 30, 2013) "A Fork in the Road:  Future Development in Ontario’s Far North” describes the application of a simulation model (ALCES®) in the James Bay Lowland region of Ontario's Far North. Matt Carlson and WCS Canada's Cheryl Chetkiewicz used the model to simulate changes due to potential mining, hydroelectric development, infrastructure, forestry, and fire over the next 50 years. They modeled the effect of these changes on caribou, wolverine, and moose habitats and developed an impact...

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WCS Canada Report Proposes New Wildland Provincial Parks in Alberta

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WCS Canada Report Proposes New Wildland Provincial Parks in Alberta
(July 17, 2013)   -   http://www.wcscanada.org/Portals/96/Documents/WeaverReport7-%20NEWS%20RELEASE.pdf

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Gating Mines to Save Bats

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Gating Mines to Save Bats
(July 16, 2013)   -   http://www.nelsonstar.com/news/212403761.html

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WCS Informs Discussions at Arctic Council Meeting

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WCS Informs Discussions at Arctic Council Meeting
(May 16, 2013)   -   http://www.arctic-council.org/index.php/en/environment-and-people/biodiversity/arctic-biodiversity-assessment-aba/746-the-arctic-biodiversity-assessment-explores-the-future-of-arctic-ecosystems

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Toward No Net Loss in Biodiversity- WCS Canada Workshop at World's Largest Mining Convention

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Toward No Net Loss in Biodiversity- WCS Canada Workshop at World's Largest Mining Convention
(April 04, 2013) On March 5th, 2013, WCS Canada hosted a workshop on corporate social responsibility at the world's largest mining convention, PDAC 2013, in Toronto. The session ended up being standing room only, showing that the mining industry's interest in this topic has risen considerably in recent years. Panelists, including WCS Canada's Justina Ray, WCS's Ray Victurine, and representatives from three mining companies, discussed how companies can integrate biodiversity concerns into their operations and how...

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Collaborating for Northern Conservation - Featured on Canadian Geographic website

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Collaborating for Northern Conservation - Featured on Canadian Geographic website
(April 04, 2013)   -   http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/magazine/dec12/arctic_research_map.asp

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PRESS RELEASE: New WCS Canada Report on Wildlife in Southern Canadian Rockies

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PRESS RELEASE: New WCS Canada Report  on Wildlife in Southern Canadian Rockies
(March 06, 2013) **NEWS RELEASE**   CONTACT:    SCOTT SMITH: (1-406 522 9333 x116; ssmith@wcs.org) STEPHEN SAUTNER: (1-718 220 3682; ssautner@wcs.org  JUSTINA RAY (1-416-850-9038 EXT. 22; jray@wcs.org)  Wildlife in Southern Canadian Rockies Vulnerable to Human Impacts New WCS Canada report maps out key habitats.  Calls for safe havens, safe passages  Grizzly bears, wolverines, mountain goats and bull trout among the “highly” vulner...

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Conservation in Canada's North gets needed support from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation

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Conservation in Canada's North gets needed support from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation
(December 19, 2012) Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Canada today announces a three-year grant from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation to help fund our continued conservation efforts in two of Canada’s most pristine,yet imminently threatened, northern regions — Ontario’s Far North and Northern British Columbia/Southern Yukon.  These funds will help extend our work into Canada’s Western Arctic, partnering with WCS’s Beringia program. 

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WCS Canada invited to appear before the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development

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WCS Canada invited to appear before the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development
(May 17, 2012) WCS Canada was invited to appear before the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development as part of a study to provide recommendations regarding the development of a National Conservation Plan. WCS Canada’s Dr. Damien Joly gave a 10-minute presentation on May 15th, 2012 in Vancouver. Click here to read our recommendations.

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Wildlife Gets a Lift from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation

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Wildlife Gets a Lift from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation
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