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2012-11-05 12:22:12

HALIFAX, Nov. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation supports the recommendations made by the Cohen Commission Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River, particularly those on open net-pen salmon aquaculture. However, CWF disagrees with Commissioner Bruce Cohen's statement that there is no single cause or "smoking gun" to explain the decline in sockeye productivity.  Dr. Sean Brillant, CWF Manager of Marine Programs says "it is clear throughout the...

2012-10-29 11:21:17

HALIFAX, Oct. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) and the Canadian Sea Turtle Network (CSTN) have launched the Great Canadian Turtle Race to help conserve the Endangered leatherback sea turtle and to ensure more Canadians to learn about this at-risk reptile and about marine conservation. The leatherback sea turtle is officially recognized as an endangered species by Canada and on an international scale. At the recent International Union for the Conservation of...

2012-10-16 11:22:23

OTTAWA, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Capital to Capitol by Canoe, a group of dedicated Canadian Wildlife Federation volunteer canoe adventurers are arriving in Washington in time to celebrate the 40(th) birthday of the US Clean Water Act and deliver their message about the importance of protecting our waterways. During their unique 1800 kilometre journey that launched in Ottawa on September 5(th), the paddlers have traveled on rivers, lakes, canals, harbours and bay meeting with...

2012-10-03 06:22:14

OTTAWA, Oct. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation and Ten Tree Apparel are launching a new video series to get youth outside connecting to nature. #INSPIRE features the young entrepreneurs of the new environmental clothing line mountain biking, cliff diving, hiking, kayaking and white water rafting with cameo appearances by dancers, models, football players and other young and active celebrities. "The campaign was inspired by Ten Tree story," said Wade Luzny, CEO and...

2012-09-07 06:23:05

OTTAWA, Sept. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - In honour of Canadian Wildlife Federation's 50th anniversary, Canadian Wildlife magazine has dedicated the September/October 2012 issue to the future of conservation. "As CWF celebrates its golden anniversary and charts its course for the next 50 years, we wanted to do a special edition that didn't look back on past accomplishments, but rather looked forward and raised issues and ideas about the future," says Wade Luzny, CWF CEO and Executive...

2012-06-08 10:20:38

OTTAWA, June 8, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2012 Conservation Achievement Awards. Winners have been selected by the Canadian Wildlife Federation and will be awarded at the Annual General Meeting in St. Johns, Newfoundland, on Saturday June 9, 2012. The Conservation Achievement Awards honour organizations' and individuals' commitments to wildlife in Canada.  Nominees include volunteers, professionals, youth, and...

2012-03-30 14:20:47

OTTAWA, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Wildlife Federation says some elements of the federal budget at first take seem agreeable, while others raise concerns.  The Federation will continue to closely monitor and analyze yesterday's federal budget as more information and details become available. Upon initial review, the government's re-investment into Species At Risk Act and water quality appears positive. But it is crucial to understand how and where federal cuts...