The Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society (CWRS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to rehabilitating injured and orphaned wildlife in Calgary and area. CWRS provides valuable outreach and education programs to the community. Dependant upon volunteers, they help teach new skills to people.
Since 1993, the Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation (AIWC) has been a champion for the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned wildlife. The organization provides rescue and rehabilitation services for injured wildlife as well as wildlife education.
Alberta Fish and Wildlife is committed to the wise use and conservation of fish and wildlife resources to preserve the intrinsic value they add to the environment. This website contains on-line versions of the popular brochures "The Bear Facts" and "Living with Cougars".
This website contains a great deal of important information about grizzlies in the Central Rockies Ecosystem. From fundamental data about grizzlies for Grade school projects to the latest research papers this site is a wealth of information.
Parks Canada is mandated to "protect and present nationally significant examples of Canada’s natural and cultural heritage, and foster public understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment in ways that ensure their ecological and commemorative integrity for present and future generations.”
COSEWIC (Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada) is a committee of experts that assesses and designates which wild species are in some danger of disappearing from Canada.
WHC works through partnerships with communities, landowners, governments, non-government organizations and industry to find effective solutions to complex environmental problems facing wildlife habitat.
The Canadian Wildlife Federation hosts an informative website that provides updates on what’s happening with wildlife and wildlife habitat in Canada.
Defenders of Wildlife is a U.S.-based organization dedicated to the protection of all native wild animals and plants in their natural communities. They focus their programs on the accelerated rate of extinction and associated loss of biodiversity, and habitat alteration and destruction.
PCA is a U.S.-based organization that works to conserve and restore ecosystem integrity by protecting predators and their habitats.
A hands-on organization that: rehabilitates and releases injured birds of prey back to the wild; breeds in captivity and releases endangered species; studies and monitors wild birds of prey populations; and encourages increased public awareness.
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.
The Important Bird Areas of Canada program identifies "important bird areas" and initiates programs to protect them.