Center for Wildlife Studies
The Center for Wildlife Studies (CWS) is a Maine-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose global mission is to provide accessible environmental education and promote wildlife conservation through science. We help protect wildlife by equipping students and professionals around the globe with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful leaders in wildlife research, conservation, management, and education. Our three main activities include:
- Providing specialized trainings for the next generation of wildlife researchers, conservation specialists, natural resources professionals, and educators.
- Supporting wildlife research efforts to advance our scientific understanding of the natural world and to inform conservation and resource management agencies.
- Delivering education programs to local communities to encourage environmental awareness and stewardship.