Canada

Kootenay-Columbia Discovery Centre

By James Cutler / 18th March 2019

About       Name of organisation:  Kootenay-Columbia Discovery Centre Society (“KCDCS”) Funding support: Creston Valley Wildlife Management Authority (“CVWMA”), Columbia Basin Trust, Province of B.C. and other public agencies Number of staff: 1 indeterminate plus 4 seasonal Number of visitors per year: 6,000 + Overall aims of the centre 1. Provide ongoing environmental education and…

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Wye Marsh - Children at Swan Lake

Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre, Canada

By Chris / 8th March 2018

About Friends of Wye Marsh is the registered non-profit organisation (# 10894426RR0001) that oversees the operations of Wye Marsh, whose staff are committed to connecting people to nature and promoting an understanding of the vital role wetlands play within the environment. An executive director runs all operations of the centre. Year round education and recreation…

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Ralph Klein Legacy Park

Ralph Klein Park and Environmental Education Centre

By Chris / 8th March 2018

About Calgary Parks, Environmental Education Portfolio Funding support: Municipal Government Number of staff: 7 Number of visitors per year: 40,000 Overall aims of the centre Programming will: – Promote awareness of local and global environmental issues – Provide individuals with relevant knowledge and skills – Promote sustainable actions – Allow individuals to reflect upon their…

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Oak Hammock Marsh

By Chris / 8th March 2018

About Ducks Unlimited Canada Funding support: Ducks Unlimited Canada in partnership with the Province of Manitoba as well as numerous individual, corporate and foundation sponsors Number of staff: 12 Number of visitors per year: 100,000+ Overall aims of the centre   To foster public awareness and understanding of wetlands in order to conserve and protect…

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Minesing Wetlands, Ontario Canada

By Chris / 8th March 2018

About The Minesing Wetlands is one of the most significant wetland systems in southern Ontario, covering 6,000 ha (15,000 acres). This wetland, the third largest in the southern portion of the province, supports extremely high biodiversity values as it is home to hundreds of species of plants and animals, including globally rare vegetation communities, regionally…

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Hilliardton Marsh Research and Education Centre

By Chris / 8th March 2018

About Hilliardton Marsh Research and Education Centre Funding support: Members Number of staff: 0 Number of visitors per year: 2000 plus Overall aims of the centre: Public education and research. Description of the centre We have a small building where we band birds and do public banding demonstrations of song birds and Northern Saw-Whet Owls…

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Greenwing Legacy Interpretation Centre

By Chris / 8th March 2018

  About Nova Scotia Depatment of Natural Resources Funding support: Nova Scotia Government and Ducks Unlimited Number of staff: 7 Number of visitors per year: 30,000 Overall aims of the centre To educate all ages of people on the importance of stewardship of the natural world Description of the centre The site is 100 acres,…

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Cap Tourmente

By Chris / 8th March 2018

About Intro for about text The about text Top Work Areas Intro for work areas text The work areas text Top Expertise Intro for expertise text The expertise text Top Contact Réserve nationale de faune du cap Tourmente, Service canadien de la faune, Environnement Canada 570, chemin du Cap-Tourmente, Saint-Joachim (Québec) G0A 3X0, Canada Téléphone…

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Ducks Unlimited (Canada) Conservation Centre

By Chris / 8th March 2018

About Corbett Brook Marsh is located in the University of New Brunswick (UNB) Woodlot. This wetland site is a cooperative undertaking between Ducks Unlimited Canada, the University of New Brunswick and the Forestry Ranger School of New Brunswick. The main trail is groomed and is ideal for cycling, jogging or walking. Built in 1984, this…

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Fort Whyte Alive

By Chris / 8th March 2018

  About Interpretive Centre & Lake, FortWhyte Alive Number of staff: 23 Full time, 15 Part time Number of visitors per year: 110,000 Overall aims of the centre FortWhyte Alive is dedicated to providing programming, natural settings and facilities for environmental education, outdoor recreation and social enterprise. In so doing, FortWhyte promotes awareness and understanding of…

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