Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) Saskatchewan is a non-profit organization dedicated to protection of boreal forest and grassland wilderness in Saskatchewan. Active since 1976, it has focused its campaigns on establishing new protected areas, improving the management of existing parks and other protected areas, and on legislative and policy reform. CPAWS website is an outstanding source of information on biodiversity and biodiversity issues in Saskatchewan.
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has been conserving wetlands and their associated habitats for waterfowl, wildlife and people in Saskatchewan since 1938. DUC employs scientists, biologists, agrologists, engineers and technical staff specialized in the conservation of wetlands and their associated habitats. DUC also partners with other non-profit organizations, all levels of government, landowners and industry to help reach its conservation goals.
Saskatchewan's wetland habitats are precious natural resources that need to be conserved, restored and managed as part of the province's sustainable environmental, economic and social future. Waterfowl research from across North America, including extensive studies conducted in prairie and parkland Saskatchewan, guide habitat programs delivered by DUC.
The Meewasin Valley Authority is a conservation organization dedicated to protecting the natural and cultural heritage resources of the South Saskatchewan River Valley in Saskatoon and area. With the support of the Province of Saskatchewan, the City of Saskatoon and the University of Saskatchewan, Meewasin undertakes programs and projects in river valley education, development and conservation. By creating opportunities for public awareness and enjoyment, Meewasin strives to increase understanding and to ensure a vibrant and healthy river valley.
The vision of the Native Plant Society of Saskatchewan (NPSS) is to encourage greater knowledge and appreciation of Saskatchewan's native plants. It promotes understanding and conservation of native plants and their ecosystems by facilitating communication, research, and education.
The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is Canada's only national charity dedicated to preserving ecologically significant areas through outright purchase, donations and conservation easements. Our plan of action is partnership building and creative deal-making with any individual, corporation, community group, conservation group or government body that shares our passion. A provincial branch is active in Saskatchewan.
Since 1962, NCC has secured a long-term future for more than 1,400 properties, comprising 1.8 million acres of magnificent woodlands and seashores, internationally significant wetlands, threatened prairies, and a host of other precious natural places.
Nature Saskatchewan is one of the largest non-profit conservation organizations in the province. It strives to help protect Saskatchewan's native species and natural ecosystem. Nature Saskatchewan believes that a healthy natural environment and sustainable economy are crucial for the survival and well being of present and future generations.
Nature Saskatchewan partners with Important Bird Areas (IBA) to highlight the bird value in particular, and biodiversity value in general, of all IBA sites in Saskatchewan's four ecozones.
The Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation is a nonprofit, non-government, charitable organization of over 25,000 members representing every walk of life. Per capita, it is the largest organization of sportsmen and conservationists in the world. 128 local branches are affiliated with the provincial body, which in turn is affiliated with the Canadian Wildlife Federation, the national parent body.
Saskatoon Natural Grasslands is a unique urban park that shelters nearly 200 species of plants and a variety of native birds and animals. The site is also home to over 25 kinds of butterflies.
The Saskatoon Zoo Society is a non-profit educational, environmental organization that promotes respect for nature. It also operates the Saskatoon Zoo, which includes a large number of animals from the prairie bioregion.
Sierra Club of Canada - Prairie Chapter was founded in 1995. Since opening its office in Edmonton in 1998, it has worked to develop campaigns and projects that serve the greater public through education and grassroots action. Projects range from urban sustainability to wilderness preservation and protection.
The Saskatchewan Environmental Society works on a variety of issues that have an impact on biodiversity, especially climate change, forests, ecosystem protection, pesticides and hazardous materials.
One mandate is to support protection of biodiversity in the river basin.