Local Organizations

Friends of Fish Creek

The Friends of Fish Creek Provincial Park Society was established in 1992 to assist in the protection, preservation and enhancement of the diverse natural and human heritage which lies within Fish Creek Provincial Park in Calgary, Alberta.

Inglewood Bird Sanctuary

Located along the Bow River in Calgary, AB the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary is a 32-hectare wildlife reserve with more than two kilometres of level walking trails throughout the riverine forest, and along the river and a peaceful lagoon. There are many opportunities for viewing a wide variety of bird and plant species as well as several kinds of mammals. They also offer a variety of educational programs.

Weaselhead Glenmore Park Preservation Society

The Weaselhead Natural Environment Area is a unique and naturally beautiful urban park located in Calgary, Alberta. Locals are justifiably proud of this Area and work hard to conserve it. This website has an amazing amount of information from lists of Area wildlife species with photos to free ecotours and education programs for all ages. This is a site well worth checking out!

Provincial Conservation Organizations

Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA)

AWA is the oldest wilderness conservation group in Alberta. For 32 years they have been effectively defending wild Alberta through awareness and action.

Alberta Prairie Conservation Forum

The Prairie Conservation Forum is a large voluntary coalition of stakeholder groups whose members are interested in the conservation of native prairie and parkland environments in Alberta.

Alberta Conservation Association

Alberta Conservation Association is a charitable organization committed to the conservation and enhancement of Alberta’s natural biological resources. Their core business is to contribute to sustainable management of Alberta’s wildlife and fish populations, and the habitat upon which they depend.

Cows and Fish

Alberta’s own riparian habitat management program. They work with communities and producers, and offer a variety of tools to assess riparian health and improve grazing management.

Southern Alberta Land Trust Society (SALTS)

SALTS works to protect agricultural land from subdivision and promotes responsible land stewardship through: land conservation; cooperation with local communities, biologists, range managers and many others; succession and estate planning; and awareness and education.

Canadian Conservation Organizations

Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative

The Y2Y Conservation Initiative promotes ’people working together to maintain and restore the unique natural heritage of the Yellowstone to Yukon region.’

Evergreen Canada Initiative

The Evergreen Canada Initiative brings nature to cities by creating greener, healthier schools, communities and homes through innovative community naturalization projects.

Canadian Wildlife Federation

The Canadian Wildlife Federation hosts an informative website that provides updates on what’s happening with wildlife and wildlife habitat in Canada.

Nature Canada

Nature Canada is a non-profit conservation organization dedicated to protecting nature, its diversity and the processes that sustain it. They are affiliated with more than 100 naturalist groups across the country.

Ontario Nature

Ontario Nature protects and restores natural habitats through research, education and conservation, connecting thousands of individuals and communities with nature.

Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society (CPAWS)

CPAWS is Canada’s grassroots voice for wilderness. They save wilderness by campaigning for new parks and taking the lead nationally to make sure governments put the needs of nature first in parks management.

Environment Canada

The Government of Canada’s website for information on anything related to the environment - climate change, clean air, nature, clean water. This information is available through online newsletters, publications, related sites and so on.

Canadian Council on Ecological Areas (CCEA)

The CCEA is committed to establishing a comprehensive network of protected areas linked together that will protect Canada’s terrestrial and aquatic diversity.

Wildlife Habitat Canada (WHC)

WHC works through partnerships with communities, landowners, governments, non-government organizations and industry to find effective solutions to complex environmental problems facing wildlife habitat.

Nature Conservancy of Canada

The Nature Conservancy of Canada is a national organization dedicated to preserving natural habitat and biological integrity. It works to conserve natural areas of ecological significance, outstanding beauty and educational interest.

The Land Conservancy of British Columbia

The Land Conservancy of British Columbia is a member-based charity that works in partnership with government agencies and other conservation organizations to protect the special places of BC.