National conservation

Projects

SHAPE of Nature

SHAPE of Nature

An accessible and comprehensive clearinghouse that shares the status and trends of biodiversity conservation across Canada.

Resources


Stories and op-eds

Wildlife migration connects our world
2024-06-03

Wildlife migration connects our world

On a planet that is rapidly losing nature, Canada is one of a dwindling number of countries where you can still witness wildlife spectacles.
Daniel Kraus
Fewer frogs are a sign of a changing world
2024-04-23

Fewer frogs are a sign of a changing world

The WCS Canada assessment on the State of Frogs in Canada finds that nearly half of all frog species are at some level of risk.
Meagan Simpson
What the State of Whales tells us about conservation in Canada
2024-04-04

What the State of Whales tells us about conservation in Canada

Over half of Canada’s 40 whale species remain at some level of extinction risk.
Daniel Kraus, William Halliday, Stephen Insley

Media coverage

Peter Soroye: Identifying Canada's Key Biodiversity Areas

Peter and Sean swap origin stories, discuss the value of Key Biodiversity Areas, and how citizen science can inspire people to get outside more.
2021-12-03 | NatureServe

Our team

Daniel Kraus

Daniel Kraus

Director of National Conservation

Cheyenne MacDonald

Cheyenne MacDonald

L'nua'tikete'w/Indigenous Relations Associate

Brodie Schmidt

Brodie Schmidt

Communities and Conservation Research Associate

Sue Novotny

Sue Novotny

Head of Communications

Ashleigh Talbot

Ashleigh Talbot

Media Manager

Lina Cordero

Lina Cordero

Communications Assistant

Meagan Simpson

Meagan Simpson

Conservation Research Assistant


Press releases

New report shows Canada’s trees in growing trouble
2023-03-26

New report shows Canada’s trees in growing trouble

Almost one-quarter of tree species now at risk