Wildlife Conservation Society was founded in 1895. The company works diligently to conserve more than two million square miles of wild places around the world. The company was originally known as New York Zoological Society. The founders were Andrew H. Green, Henry Fairfield Osborn, and George Bird Grinnell. Also contributing to the founding of Wildlife Conservation Society was Theodore Roosevelt, Madison Grant, members of Boone and Crockett Club, and other notable New Yorkers. The Society manages four wildlife parks in addition to the Bronx Zoo including Central Park Zoo, New York Aquarium, Prospect Park Zoo, and Queens Zoo.
The three main goals of Wildlife Conservation Society is Discovery, Protection, and Inspiration. The organization works with 170 scientists who hold PhDs and DVMs. These scientists help discover how nature works. This is to generate and share science to improve strategies and practices on a global scale. WCS protects over 16 of the world’s most important terrestrial and marine regions. The Society empowers people to act in defense of wildlife. They appeal to individuals everywhere, no matter the location. In Africa, WCS conserves four regions. These include Central Africa & Gulf of Guinea, East African Forests & Savannas, Madagascar & Western Indian Ocean, and Sudano-Sahel. In Asia, WCS conserves six regions. These include Arctic Beringia, Greater Mekong, Melanesia, South Asia & Bay of Bengal, Southeast Asian Archipelago, and Temperate Asian Mountains & Grasslands. There are nine priority ocean regions. This includes Arctic Beringia, Central Africa, & Guinea, Greater Mekong, Madagascar & West Indian Ocean, Melanesia, Mesoamerica & Western Caribbean, New York Seascape, Patagonia, and Southeast Asian Archipelago. The six priority regions in The Americas are Andes, Amazon & Orinoco, Arctic Beringia, Mesoamerica & Western Caribbean, North American Boreal Forests, Patagonia, and Rocky Mountain West.
There are many ways to give to Wildlife Conservation Society. You can give on a monthly basis, having a monthly amount automatically withdrawn from your account every month on the same day. If you would like to cancel your monthly donation, follow the cancellation instructions below.
- First Name
- Last Name
- Phone Number
- Email Address
- Billing Address
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- Reason for Cancellation
- Last 4 Digits of Card
- Date of Last Charge
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- Pick up your phone and call 718-220-5100
- Tell the representative that you’d like to cancel
- Help the representative locate your account by providing the info they ask for
- Ask the representative for a receipt, email, or confirmation number
- It’s important to keep the info about your cancellation, just in case!