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About the Pacific WildLife Foundation

About the Pacific WildLife Foundation

The Pacific WildLife Foundation is a not-for-profit coastal and marine research and education society with charitable status registered in Canada, based in Vancouver, B.C.


Meet the People behind the PWLF

The People of the Pacific WildLife Foundation

Meet the scientists, educators, filmmakers and media team behind the PWLF.

PWLF Publications

What We are Discovering

View our scientific publications on what our projects are leading us to discover.



PWLF Projects

Pacific WildLife Foundation Projects


Latest PWLF News


PUBLICATION Butler, R.W., A. Couturier, E. Jenkins and C. McKenzie. 2015. New Westminster Breeding Bird Atlas 2012-13. British Columbia Birds 25: 17-39.


July 2015 The Vancouver Sun featured research by Associate Iain Jones on how some herons have benefited from nesting near eaglesJ. Read more


February 2015 - Dr.Isabelle Cote, Fellow of the PWLF has been awarded the Leopold Leadership Award. The award will help her hone communication skills of complex science issues to decision makers. Read more.

January 2015 - Dr. John Reynolds and Dr. Rob Butler have been awarded the Vancouver Aquarium's 2015 Murray A. Newman Award for 'Significant Achievement in Aquatic Research' and 'Significant Achievement in Aquatic Conservation', respectively. The ceremony will be held at the Vancouver Aquarium on March 3, 2015.


January 2015 - Pacific WildLife is pleased to be a partner in the organization of the International Ornithological Congress in 2018 in Vancouver. More...


December 2014 Watch our video at Mitlenatch Island Nature Park in partnership with BC Parks.


PUBLICATION Butler, R.W., R. MacVicar and R. Foster. 2011. Attempts to restore eelgrass (Zostera marina) in Port Moody Inlet, British Columbia. Pacific WildLife Foundation Technical Report 1, Port Moody, B.C. 


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