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Alberta Biodiversity Festival 2023Thursday September 14, 2023
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Tiny Guardians of The Wild: Birth of 14 Vancouver Island Marmots Brings Hope for the SpeciesThursday June 29, 2023
Canada’s most endangered mammal, the Vancouver Island marmot, just received a boost in their numbers thanks to the birth of 14 pups at the Wilder Institute.
The Wilder Institute Announces Dr. Gráinne McCabe as its Inaugural Chief Conservation OfficerSaturday June 3, 2023
New executive role part of Canadian wildlife authority’s ambitious international expansion.
Home Sweet (Wild) Home – 100th Owl Returns to the PrairiesTuesday May 9, 2023
The 100th burrowing owl took its first steps back onto Canada’s prairies after spending the winter under expert care at the Wilder Institute. With burrowing owls distributed in less than...
Endangered Frog Celebrates Homecoming in B.C. WetlandsThursday April 20, 2023
British Columbia (B.C.) wetlands are proving to be just what a little amphibian needs to help increase its odds of survival. At a new reintroduction site in B.C. for conservation...
Collaborating across 24 nations for people and biodiversityTuesday April 4, 2023
Researchers at the Wilder Institute have coordinated an international collaboration to conduct a horizon scan of community-based conservation.
Wilder Institute and Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. Partner to Support Alberta Species-At-RiskThursday February 9, 2023
Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. has partnered with the Wilder Institute to help fund the conservation of species-at-risk in Alberta, such as the burrowing owl which is one of the species-at-risk...