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News & Information
Aug 03, 2016 An important announcement from Rose Letwin about a major leadership transition at Wilburforce Foundation

After 25 years of inspiring and dedicated service to the foundation, our Executive Director Tim Greyhavens will be retiring at the end of this calendar year. While this is an important change for the foundation, it is not in any way a change in our mission, strategy or commitment to protecting important lands, waters, and wildlife in Western North America. Our board and staff remain firmly dedicated to our approach and our grantees.

Aug 01, 2016 Congratulations to Shannon McPhail - our newest Conservation Leadership Award Winner

We very pleased to announce that Shannon McPhail of the Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition is our latest CLA winner.

Jul 17, 2016 Now accepting applications for the 2017 Wilburforce Fellowship in Conservation Science

The Wilburforce Fellowship in Conservation Science is a year-long program that empowers scientists with training in leadership and communication to build a community of conservation science leaders who excel in using science to help achieve durable conservation solutions in western North America.

May 09, 2016 Announcing two new Conservation Leadership Awards

We're very pleased to announce our newest Conservation Leadership Award winners: Michael Proctor and Kim Crumbo.

Apr 05, 2016 Federal judge rules that wolverines deserve more protection

Congratulations to Defenders of Wildlife, Idaho Conservation League, WildEarth Guardians, Center for Biological Diversity, Cascadia Wildlands and many other conservation organizations on the court's solid ruling in favor of additional protection for wolverines.

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