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2013-09-18 12:23:57

OTTAWA, Sept. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF), Ten Tree and top international athletes have teamed up to inspire a new movement to encourage youth to live active outdoor lifestyles. That's the Power of 10. "Telling people to get off their computers won't work. We need to use technology to inspire people to get outdoors -- the inspire videos and ambassadors do that!" says Kalen Emsley, one the Ten Tree creators. "This is a new approach and we are excited...

2013-09-11 12:21:09

OTTAWA, Sept. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Dear Traffic Manager, This is an open letter asking all stations to play our special PSA presenting the "Canada's favorite wildlife" video contest in honour of the Hinterland Who's Who 50(th) Anniversary celebrations.  It all started in 1963, with black-and-white vignettes about the loon, the moose, the gannet and the beaver... For the past 50 years, Hinterland Who's Who has proudly been bringing Canada's iconic wildlife directly into the...

2013-07-23 12:23:11

OTTAWA, July 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Wildlife Federation is presenting its Western Boreal Forest Initiative at the International Congress of Conservation Biology in Baltimore, MD. Working closely with industry and academics, the first phase of the initiative developed a science-based, land use model that will help Canadians and decision makers see the outcomes for wildlife of various resource development and habitat conservation scenarios in the western boreal...

2013-06-10 16:21:29

OTTAWA, June 10, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is proud to announce the election of Mr. Lloyd Lintott as CWF Board President. Mr. Lintott has held various roles on the executive and CWF Board over the past 14 years and was officially sworn in as president at the 51(st) Annual General Meeting in Victoria, BC on Saturday June 8, 2013. "Lloyd's commitment to wildlife and habitat conservation make him ideally suited to lead CWF as we celebrate our proud history of...

2013-06-10 12:22:46

"Canadian Wildlife Federation is the Official Charitable Partner for JustGreen Lifestyle in Canada" TORONTO, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JustGreen Lifestyle, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) brand, together with the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF), are pleased to announce a joint partnership, in an effort to help preserve the wildlife and promote greener and cleaner lifestyles for all Canadians. In their joint effort to help stop global warming and preserve the...

2013-06-04 12:22:58

OTTAWA, June 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Starting on Oceans Day on June 8 and encompassing Canadian Rivers Day on June 9, Rivers to Oceans Week raises awareness about the importance of Canada's waters and reminds us that safeguarding the quality of all water flowing across our land is crucial to the health of our oceans. "This country and water go hand in hand. We are the stewards of one-fifth of the world's fresh water and can proudly claim about two million lakes and 200,000 kilometres of...

2013-05-22 12:24:23

PSA PROFILES A BAT SPECIES FACING EXTINCTION OTTAWA, May 22, 2013 /CNW/ - On this International Day for Biodiversity, the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) proudly announces that the Little Brown Bat is the focus of the next public service announcement in the Hinterland Who's Who (HWW) series. The new PSA will highlight what was once the most common and widely distributed bat species in Canada.  Sadly, this amazing bat, alongside three other Canadian bat species, is currently...

2013-04-16 12:22:23

PSA PROFILES CANADA'S MOST MYSTERIOUS MAMMAL OTTAWA, April 16, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation proudly announces that the Wolverine is the focus of the next public service announcement in the Hinterland Who's Who (HWW) series. The new PSA will highlight this little known Canadian mammal. Learning more about this species is a great way to celebrate National Wildlife Week! "The Wolverine is often perceived as being the most ferocious, gluttonous, and fearless animal in...

2013-02-05 12:22:58

OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Three days after the CWF Africa to Americas Expedition launched from Senegal a massive wave crashed down on the OAR Northwest ocean rowboat. The immense force broke an oar, swept away some supplies, and almost claimed the captain. Now 14 days into the trans-Atlantic rowing expedition the crew pushes forward inspired by face-to-face wildlife encounters with dolphins, flying fish and seabirds. "These four young men are rowing across the Atlantic to raise...

2013-01-09 12:21:59

OTTAWA, Jan. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Most Canadians who had television in the 1960s or 1970s will remember it -- the haunting strains of a lone flute, the trademark theme of Hinterland Who's Who (HWW). It all started in 1963, with black-and-white vignettes about the loon, the moose, the gannet and the beaver. Accompanied by matching fact sheets, which were ordered by the thousands, the series of 60-second vignettes was created by the Canadian Wildlife Service to educate the public about this...