Links - Professional
Canadian Wildife Service - National Site
The Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS), part of Environment Canada, handles wildlife matters that are the responsibility of the federal government. These include protection and management of migratory birds, nationally significant habitat and endangered species, as well as work on other wildlife issues of national and international importance. In addition, CWS does research in many fields of wildlife biology.
Canadian Wildlife Service - Species at Risk
The Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) plays a prominent role in the protection of species at risk. CWS developed and promoted the adoption of the Species at Risk Act (SARA). This act, which came into effect in 2003, protects species from extinction and their critical habitat from disappearance, and it ensures their recovery.
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC)
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.
University of Alberta - Department of Renewable Resources
The University of Alberta's Department of Renewable Resources is focused on understanding and managing landscapes and the associated resources.
Canadian Circumpolar Institute
The Canadian Circumpolar Institute is an interdisciplinary centre dedicated to promoting, facilitating and conducting research of the highest caliber throughout the circumpolar world.