Press releases

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.
Southwestern Ontario’s “backyard” gets national recognition as stronghold for wildlife
2024-01-05

Southwestern Ontario’s “backyard” gets national recognition as stronghold for wildlife

Despite centuries of agriculture and urban development, two natural areas in southern Ontario have gained national recognition for their importance to nature.
Bats need homes, but they need the right homes
2023-11-28

Bats need homes, but they need the right homes

Comprehensive guide to deploying bat houses released
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
A tiny natural treasure buried deep beneath a mountain
2023-01-30

A tiny natural treasure buried deep beneath a mountain

In Banff National Park, Castleguard Cave becomes one of the first sites in Alberta to be recognized as a globally significant Key Biodiversity Area (KBA).
Lake Sturgeon in deeper trouble than previously thought
2022-12-15

Lake Sturgeon in deeper trouble than previously thought

Northern Ontario is one of the last strongholds for a species now considered endangered worldwide.
CoP15 Event: Key Biodiversity Areas
2022-12-13

CoP15 Event: Key Biodiversity Areas

A tool for effective biodiversity conservation in Canada
Wildlife Conservation Society Canada’s Justina Ray wins 2022 Conservation Leadership Award
2022-11-01

Wildlife Conservation Society Canada’s Justina Ray wins 2022 Conservation Leadership Award

The Wilburforce Foundation presented one of four 2022 Conservation Leadership Awards (CLA) to Dr. Justina Ray.
Ontario's Vision for Mineral Exploration and Mining: Renewing the Mineral Development Strategy
2015-07-09

Ontario's Vision for Mineral Exploration and Mining: Renewing the Mineral Development Strategy

Even though Ontario's mining sector has been in a downturn for the past two years, mining is still big business.