save wildlife and wild lands through careful science, international conservation, education, and the management of the world’s largest system of urban wildlife parks.

The Wildlife Conservation Society saves wildlife, teaches ecology and inspires care for nature, a mission it pursues worldwide through field conservation programs, formal education programs and its zoos and aquarium since the organization's founding in 1895.

1. WCS is committed to this work because we believe it essential to the integrity of life on Earth.