Stories and op-eds

Sachs Harbour Diary: August 2014
2014-09-08

Sachs Harbour Diary: August 2014

It’s mid-August and I’m flying in to Sachs Harbour in the ISR (the Inuvialuit Settlement Region), a small hamlet in the western Canadian arctic.
Stephen Insley
How does a scientific society stay relevant in Canadian conservation?
2014-08-20

How does a scientific society stay relevant in Canadian conservation?

No mud, no boots. Yet just like a field expedition, I’m primed for discovery, and I know my eyes will be opened by what I observe.
Finding F8
2014-05-23

Finding F8

We were fully aware of our intrusion into the still winter forest as we traipsed along with the loud clatter of our snowshoes.
Matthew Scrafford
Morning Reflections on the Pelly River Floodplain
2014-03-17

Morning Reflections on the Pelly River Floodplain

The Pelly River follows the Tintina Trench northwest on its path to join the Yukon River.
Hilary Cooke
New twists and turns: the ongoing dance for protection of the Peel Watershed
2014-03-05

New twists and turns: the ongoing dance for protection of the Peel Watershed

The campaign for conservation of the Peel watershed in northern Yukon has recently shifted from the courts of public and political opinion to the courts of law.
Donald Reid
Introducing Our Muddy Boots
2014-02-10

Introducing Our Muddy Boots

We thought it was time we invited people into the world that drives our science and our passion.
Hilary Cooke

Storymaps

Caribou and mining

Caribou and mining

WCS Canada has developed an interactive story map that shows how we can track the cumulative disturbance from mineral exploration on the ranges of boreal caribou in Ontario.

Northern Peatlands in Canada

Northern Peatlands in Canada

This story map will take you on a journey through the northern peatlands of Canada and explain why they are so important for both climate and biodiversity.