Center for Wildlife Studies



About Us

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 advance wildlife conservation 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:

1. Providing specialized trainings for wildlife researchers, conservation specialists, natural resource professionals, and educators.
2. Supporting wildlife research efforts to advance our scientific understanding of the natural world and to inform conservation and resource management agencies.
3. Delivering education programs to local communities to encourage environmental awareness and stewardship.