How does the WCS help?

How does the WCS help?

How does the WCS help?

WCS saves wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature.

What has WCS done?

Over the past century, WCS has established long-term conservation presence in the last wild places across the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Oceania, built strong and trusting partnerships, and acquired a depth of knowledge that ensures effective conservation action.

Where does Wildlife Conservation Society work?

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is a non-governmental organization headquartered at the Bronx Zoo in New York City, that aims to conserve the world’s largest wild places in 14 priority regions.

How do I upgrade my WCS membership?

WCS Members can only attend member events for parks that are covered on their membership. You can upgrade your membership to include the NY Aquarium by calling 718-220-5112 from 9 AM to 5 PM daily.

How many countries does WCS work in?

60 countries
Global Conservation We work to save wildlife and wild places in nearly 60 countries and across the oceans.

Who founded WCS?

Theodore Roosevelt
Madison GrantAndrew Haswell GreenGeorge Bird GrinnellHenry Fairfield Osborn
Wildlife Conservation Society/Founders

How much is senior membership at NYBG?

SENIOR PRICES Individual $81 • Dual $108 • Family $130 All named Members must be 65+ with proof of age.

How much is a Bronx Zoo?

Limited Admission tickets are for park entry only and are $26.95 (ages 13+) and $18.95 (ages 3-12 yrs.) And, as always, children 2 and under are always free! *Some attractions are seasonal. Availability also subject to unforeseen conditions such as weather, capacity, safety, mechanical and/or animal related issues.

Who made WCS?

When WCS recognized its 125th anniversary in 2020, it also addressed its historical role in promoting racial injustice. This includes the treatment of Ota Benga and the racist, eugenics-based ideals perpetuated by two of WCS’s founders, Madison Grant and Henry Fairfield Osborn.

Who funds the Wildlife Conservation Society?

Public support comes from the City of Oakland and East Bay Regional Parks District, which contributed 11% of the Zoo’s 2017 operating budget of $18.1 million. Remaining funding comes from the community that supports and enjoys the Zoo including private individuals, foundations, corporations, and memberships.

How much are tickets to Nybg?

USD15 – USD28 ⋅ nybg.orgNew York Botanical Garden / Tickets

Can you bring food into Nybg?

Visitors may bring outside food to NYBG to enjoy at the Clay Family Picnic Pavilions.