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A MILESTONE IN CROSS RIVER GORILLA CONSERVATION EFFORTS: RARE WILD SILVERBACK GORILLAS CAPTURED ON TRAIL CAMERAS

18 JUNE 2024 (Calgary, AB) – Trail cameras in the Afi Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary have captured stunning footage of the world’s rarest great ape – the Cross River gorilla. The...

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The Wilder Institute Supports Canada’s Bold 2030 Nature Strategy and Accountability Bill

The Wilder Institute applauds the Government of Canada’s 2030 Nature Strategy and Nature Accountability Bill. This new strategy will make Canada wilder. It reflects a strong commitment to protect land...

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Wilder Canada Action Plan Debuts on the Global Stage at the World Species Congress

16 MAY 2024 (Calgary, AB) – Yesterday, Dr. Gráinne McCabe, our Chief Conservation Officer, proudly represented the Wilder Institute at the inaugural World Species Congress. This virtual 24-hour event, hosted...

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PRESIDENT & CEO, DR. CLÉMENT LANTHIER, ANNOUNCES INTENTION TO RETIRE

After more than two decades of leading one of the most-respected wildlife conservation charities in North America, Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Clément Lanthier, has announced...

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A Shared Commitment to Whooping Crane Recovery: Canadian Natural and the Wilder Institute

07 DECEMBER 2023 (Calgary, AB) – Canadian Natural Resources Limited (Canadian Natural) has partnered with the Wilder Institute to help protect one of North America’s most at-risk bird species –...

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From Alberta’s Prairies to Wisconsin’s Wetlands: Cross-Border Collaboration to Release Endangered Whooping Cranes

In a significant contribution to global wildlife conservation efforts, two Endangered whooping cranes, hatched and raised at the Wilder Institute’s conservation breeding facility in Canada, were released in Wisconsin by...

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