Wildlife Habitat Canada

Wildlife Habitat Canada is a national, non-profit, charitable (#11929 8131 RR0001) conservation organization.

Our mission is to conserve wildlife habitat by wisely investing Canadian Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp (also known as the Canadian Duck Stamp) funds contributed by waterfowl hunters.

Every year (since 1985), a painting created by a Canadian wildlife artist is selected as the image for the Canadian Duck Stamp. With the support of the Canadian Wildlife Service of Environment and Climate Change Canada, the revenue associated with the sale of the Canadian Duck Stamp is allocated to Wildlife Habitat Canada to fund wildlife habitat conservation projects across Canada.

Since 1985, Wildlife Habitat Canada has invested over $50 million in grants to hundreds of habitat conservation projects across Canada through its grant program.

The vast majority of Canadian Duck Stamps are purchased by hunters to validate their Migratory Game Bird Hunting Permit; however, Stamps are also purchased by collectors and individuals interested in contributing to the conservation of wildlife habitat in Canada.

Without habitat, there is no wildlife… it’s that simple!

Featured Grant Project

TSSIC-grant 2016 - blackburn lake restoration projecthe Blackburn Lake Wetland restoration project conducted by SaltSpring Island Conservancy has seen incredible success this year. They  have noted several native plant and anima species coming back and settling into their newly restored wetland within the conservation reserve.  We are proud to support such projects and share with you the results of such dedication and passion for the health of our wetlands.   Congratulations SSIC!  

Click on the image to watch a short video that highlights the project. 

Thanks to Hunters!

Wildlife Habitat Canada would like to acknowledge and thank the hunting community for their valuable contributions to wildlife habitat conservation.

In addition to purchasing the Canadian Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp to validate their annual Migratory Game Bird Hunting Permit, they pay other license fees which directly support wildlife management. Many attend conservation fundraising dinners and activities, as well as volunteer on committees and projects benefiting wildlife.

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Limited Edition Goose Call now available

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Support conservation work and waterfowl hunter education in Canada with a limited edition, Canadian-made goose call. For every call sold, Capital Waterfowling Inc.  will donate a portion of the proceeds to WHC.

The Goose Call is the perfect complement to the 2017 Canadian Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp (also known as the Canadian Duck Stamp) and Print, featuring the iconic Canada Goose.