Native prairie and parkland are among the fastest disappearing wildlife habitats on the planet, and that the rate of habitat loss is at an all-time high. Not only does this deprive wildlife of the essentials for survival, but takes away the opportunity for people like us to enjoy all the natural wonder our province has to offer.
That is why the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation is proud to announce our new Adopt an Acre initiative, which aims to secure 100,000 acres of habitat land for Saskatchewan’s wildlife by 2028. “100% of donations to Adopt an Acre will stay in Saskatchewan, and go directly toward habitat securement for wildlife in Saskatchewan, with dollars being matched by additional funding through the Fish and Wildlife Development Fund” Said Darren Newberry, Habitat Coordinator.
For $50.00 per acre a year people like you can pave the way. You can choose to adopt one acre for now, one acre for numerous years, or several acres over numerous years — it’s all up to you! People who contribute to this initiative will receive a charitable tax receipt, certificate of adoption, copy of the Annual Habitat Report, and have your name listed in Outdoor Canada West! “We’re proud to offer the people of Saskatchewan the opportunity to give back locally in a way that has a true impact,” said Heath Dreger, SWF President, “with an initiative that will not only provide habitat for wildlife, but will offer health, wellness and quality of life benefits for the people of our province.” Even at this early stage, more than 300 acres have been adopted. If you are interested in learning more about SWF’s Adopt an Acre initiative, visit our website at www.swf.sk.ca for perks of adoption and to download an adoption form.
For further information contact:
Darren Newberry, Habitat Coordinator
Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation
(306) 692-8812 (Office)