CN Tower Climb: 11 conservation successes over 25 years
Since the first WWF CN Tower climb in 1991, over 103,000 people have climbed 183,000,000 steps and raised millions for WWF-Canada’s conservation work, resulting in amazing conservation results. Join us this year on April 25 & 26 and help us create a future where people and nature thrive.
Here are 11 success stories made possible in the last 25 years because of our dedicated supporters.
1. 1000+ protected areas across Canada (1990 – 2000)
2. White Pelican, Sea Otter, Peregrine Falcon and Swift Fox populations in recovery (1990-2009)
3. North Atlantic Right Whale, Burrowing Owl and Piping Plover populations stabilized (1990 – 2009)
4. World’s largest freshwater reserve established – Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area (2003)
5. Shipping lanes in the Bay of Fundy moved to protect endangered right whales (2004)
6. The first marine protected area in Atlantic Canada established – The Gully (2004)
7. Black Footed Ferret reintroduced in Saskatchewan (2009)
8. Sustainable seafood commitment from Canada’s biggest buyer and seller of seafood – Loblaw (2009 – 2015)
9. Stringent requirements upheld for oil drilling in the Arctic (2012 – 2015)
10. Water levels and their impact on freshwater species included in BC Water Sustainability Act (2014)
11. 50 million hectres of forests certified to global FSC standard in Canada (2015)
These successes would not have been possible without our supporters. Feeling up for the physical and fundraising challenge that the CN Tower Climb offers? Register today and rally for wildlife!