WCS is Awarded $40k Grant by National Endowment for the Humanities for Planning of New Archive Space

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(June 25, 2020)   -   Bronx, NY – Aug. 10, 2015 – The WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) has been awarded a $40,000 planning grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections grant program to develop the WCS Archives Conceptual Preservation Design Plan. Founded upon preservation strategies that balance effectiveness, cost, and environmental impact, the Conceptual Preservation Design Plan will serve as a crucial first step in WCS’s development of a new space to preserve its...

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New Report Outlines a Brighter Future for Yellowstone Bison

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(June 25, 2020)   -   June 17 -- With recommendations to inform the development of a new Yellowstone-Area Bison Conservation Plan, the National Parks Conservation Association, National Wildlife Federation, and Wildlife Conservation Society today released a report, The Future of Yellowstone Bison Management. The report coincides with the ongoing effort by the National Park Service, State of Montana, and other federal and tribal collaborating agencies to develop a new management plan for bison in and around Yellowstone...

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Eastern Steppe Meets Yellowstone

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(June 25, 2020)   -   June 4,  2015- If you happen to be at one of several popular national parks in the next ten days, you may see a small delegation of Mongolian officials taking in the grandeur alongside you. As part of a trans-national sharing of expertise on park management issues, (WCS) Wildlife Conservation Society is hosting six key members of the Mongolian government for a protected area study tour.  Development, led by an exploding extractive industry, is on the rise and bringing big changes to the landsca...

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Wildlife Conservation Society Commemorates Endangered Species Day

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(June 25, 2020)   -   Bronx, NY – May 15, 2015 – The following statement is from Jim Breheny, WCS Executive Vice President and General Director of the WCS Zoos and Aquarium.

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WCS Celebrates 120 Years with City-Wide Photo Safari #NYisWILD

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(June 25, 2020)   -   New York – April 8, 2015 – WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) is celebrating the 120th anniversary of its founding and has launched a city-wide social media photo safari at to mark the occasion. From now through Sept.7, participants can register at and embark on the city-wide adventure by tagging qualifying photos of the 120 ways NY is wild with the corresponding number and the hashtag #NYisWild. (Example: Saw a sea lion having lunch @BronxZoo. #NYisWild #1 of ...

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A Great Winter Adventure: WCS’s Queens Zoo

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(June 25, 2020)   -   New York – Feb. 2, 2015 – WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Queens Zoo has become a winter wonderland having received several inches of snow in the past week. These five photos highlight a few animals enjoying the week’s weather.   All photo credits: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS Included photos: #8916: Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus): The bald eagle is the national bird of the United States. Once on the brink of extinction, the species has made a tremendous recovery thanks to conser...

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National Bison Day 2014: America Celebrates a National Icon on November 1st

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(June 25, 2020)   -   On social media, bison fans are posting their #BeardsForBison Senate passed bipartisan resolution to officially commemorate National Bison Day Find a Bison Day event near you at Washington, D.C. – October 31, 2014 – The Vote Bison Coalition is joining bison-friendly businesses, groups and individuals around the country today to celebrate the third annual National Bison Day on Saturday, November 1. More than 19 events are occurring in at least 15 states to celebrate N...

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Historic Buffalo Treaty Signed by Tribes and First Nations Along U.S. and Canada Border

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(June 25, 2020)   -   Native groups from U.S. and Canada join to support restoration of bison; renew cultural and spiritual ties BOZEMAN, MT (September 24, 2014) – Yesterday afternoon, dignitaries from U.S. Tribes and Canadian First Nations signed a treaty—the first among them in more than 150 years—to establish intertribal alliances for cooperation in the restoration of American buffalo (or bison) on Tribal/First Nations Reserves or co-managed lands within the U.S. and Canada. This historic signing of the “Norther...

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Senate Passes National Bison Day Resolution

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(June 25, 2020)   -   For the second year in a row, Senate designates National Bison Day to celebrate bison’s contributions to our culture, economy and environment Celebration of America’s Largest Land Mammal will be November 1st this year Washington, D.C. – September 18, 2014 – The Vote Bison Coalition today applauded the U.S. Senate’s passage of a resolution to celebrate National Bison Day this year on November 1. The Vote Bison Coalition, comprised of the Inter-Tribal Buffalo Council, National Bison Association,...

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Jaguars Receive Further Protection Under Convention of Migratory Species

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(June 25, 2020)   -   The jaguar proposal for Appendix I and II was approved by consensus at the CMS CoP 13 in India today. 

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