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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 Publications

Pacific WildLife Foundation Projects


Latest PWLF News


May 7-14. Bird Week in Vancouver runs all week with events for everyone www.vancouverbirdweek.ca

April 2016. Dr Isabelle Côté is pulling together all of the information gathered on dives she made in Indian Arm over the years to produce site-specific species lists.  Her hope of producing a website showcasing the underwater diversity of Indian Arm is a tiny step closer!


April 2016. Nature Culture is an emerging philosophy that combines activities such as conservation, green action, health, local food movement, music, science and more into a new culture that reconnects to our ancient natural heritage. Join PWLF President Dr Rob Butler at Hollyhock 29 June to 3 July for a 4 day workshop on Nature Culture.


March 2016. A new report on the status of marine birds and mammals in Burrard Inlet and Indian Arm is now available on our web site.


April 2016. Dr Rob Butler speaks about sandpiper migration at the Deep Bay Marine Field Station on April 7 and Nature Culture at Active Pass Art and Nature Festival on Galiano Island on April 23. See robbutler.ca for details.


Dr Jim Darling speaks March 14 at Pacific Whale Festival in Tofino

November 2015 - The 23rd Marine Mammal Symposium will be held at UBC on Saturday November 28. The all day  meeting is open to students, researchers, educators, businesses and others involved with marine mammals. Please register on Eventbrite here or email bc.symposium@oceans.ubc.ca before November 20, 2015, to indicate that you will attend. Lunch and refreshments will be provided and there will be a social evening (6:00-9:00 pm) where pizza can be purchased.



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