Elephants are being slaughtered in unthinkable numbers. In many
places in Africa, little stands between elephants and sophisticated
criminal networks that will stop at nothing for their valuable
The situation is dire for elephants, but you can help us save them.
Make a tax-deductible gift to WCS before December 31.
In 1897, WCS conducted the first survey of Alaskan wildlife, which led to the passage of laws to regulate hunting. Eight years later, the society helped save bison by restocking the Western Plains with animals bred at the Bronx Zoo. We continue to dedicate ourselves to North American conservation initiatives today, from the boreal forests of Canada to the greater Yellowstone Rockies to Adirondack State Park, the largest intact temperate forest in the world.