FAQ

Below are are quick answers to our most frequently asked questions. If you don't see your question here, feel free to contact us!

Do you support wildlife killing contests?

Exposed supports a complete ban on all wildlife killing contests and updated government legislation across the country by making these contests illegal.

Do you support carnivore sport hunting?

Exposed supports a complete ban on sport hunting of large carnivores with dogs such as cougar hound hunting.

Do you support the usage of killing neck snares?

Exposed is working towards a complete ban on the use of snares for commercial trapping. We believe that trapping regulations are outdated and there is a necessity for a modern, ethical, science-based update to all trapping regulations for fur-bearing mammals, particularly large apex predators like wolves, lynx, bobcats and wolverines.

Do you support trophy hunting?

We do not support trophy or predator hunting. Instead, hunting should only be conducted out of pure necessity for survival and as a food source while no part of the animal is wasted.

Where are you located?

EWC has staff and volunteers located throughout Alberta. We currently operate mainly virtually. However, please contact us for our mailing address.

What are EWC’s core values?

EWC staff and volunteers follow a set of guiding principles in all organization efforts. We will:

  • Seek science-based research and evidence to guide our projects and campaigns.
  • As an organization, we remain politically unbiased.
  • Pursue legislation to uphold ethical and scientifically sound hunting practices.
  • Conduct ourselves in a socially responsible and ethical manner.
  • Be positive stewards of the environment.
  • Pursue diversity and inclusivity in our team.

Does Exposed have any collaborators?

Exposed Wildlife Conservancy believes our impact goes further with collaboration. As a result, we have collaborations with the following organizations:

How can I help and make a difference for apex predators?

You are able to get involved and make a difference for apex predators in the following ways: 

Become an Insider

When you make a monthly donation, you join our special team of Exposed Insiders. You will get private access to exclusive events like online Q&A’s and virtual meetings with John E. Marriott and other special guests as well as 10% off Exposed merchandise. But most importantly, you provide a stable source of funds for our projects and campaigns to ensure we continue to provide a voice for our bears, wolves, cougars, and other wildlife. Click here to learn more.

Donate

We are seeking your help in developing human-wildlife coexistence management plans to spearheading the creation of carnivore conservation areas in order to create meaningful and impactful change for apex predators. A donation to the EXPOSED Wildlife Conservancy helps ensure that Canada’s wolves, grizzly bears, cougars and other wildlife are protected today, tomorrow, and for generations to come. Please consider making a one-time donation. Your contributions go directly to helping us in the research and development of our projects. Click here to learn more.

Volunteer

As Exposed continues to grow, we are looking to expand our team to include those dedicated to the betterment of apex predators! We have been working hard behind the scenes to create a volunteer program that makes this possible. As a volunteer, you play a critical role in helping us fulfill our mission of creating change by raising awareness and appreciation of conservation issues relating to Canada’s apex predators. Click here to learn more.

Become an Ambassador

Exposed Ambassadors are an accomplished community of ethical storytellers that is composed of conservation-focused photographers, videographers, and wildlife advocates. Ambassadors harness the power of storytelling through visual mediums to bring awareness to current critical wildlife challenges, solutions, and efforts. Exposed Ambassadors actively contribute to making a positive impact in the treatment of apex predators by assisting Exposed Wildlife Conservancy (EWC) in its conservation efforts. Click here to learn more. Click here to learn more.

Get Your Exposed Merchandise

One of the many ways you can help support our conservation projects is to purchase our Exposed-branded merchandise. Each design features numerous colour choices and sizes. Click here to visit our shop.

What is your vision?

Our vision is for the EXPOSED Wildlife Conservancy to become a recognized leader in wildlife advocacy for apex predators in Western Canada. More broadly, we envision a Canada that entrusts its wildlife and biodiversity with a balanced approach including both Western Science and traditional indigenous ecological knowledge, resulting in an overhauled wildlife management system that better represents public values. A Canada that lives in a harmonious relationship with nature, not an adversarial one.

What is your mission?

Exposed Wildlife Conservancy's mission is to protect the environment for the benefit of the public by conserving ecosystems through saving, supporting, protecting, or assisting stressed or endangered forms of animal life, with a major focus on apex predators such as grizzly bears, wolves, wolverines and cougars and their habitats.

EWC performs the following main activities to reach its mission:

1. To create human-wildlife coexistence management plans

2. To spearhead the creation of Carnivore Conservation Areas and buffer zones

3. To advance education through hosting public courses, seminars, and workshops

4. To contribute to government management plans for the conservation of our ecosystems and their biodiversity

5. To share our research through documentaries and visual storytelling

How long will it be before I receive my order from the Exposed Shop?

Typically, once an order is placed it will ship within 1 to 2 weeks. Once shipped expect delivery to take up to one more week for destinations within North America. Shipping to the rest of the world may take longer.

Is Exposed Wildlife Conservancy a charity?

100% of donations go directly to the Exposed Wildlife Conservancy nonprofit. We are currently in the process of attaining charitable status. As a result, we are unable to issue tax receipts at this time. We are grateful for your support and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We do issue a general receipt. If you have questions regarding this please reach out by contacting us.

How does Exposed give our wildlife a voice?

Exposed is committed to educating and exposing our audience to the beauty of our wild places and our wildlife to give a better understanding of why we must protect them and why wildlife habitat connectivity is of critical importance to the ongoing, long-term health of our most fragile wildlife populations. Exposed sets out to give wildlife a voice by means of advocacy through campaigns and storytelling. We make sure as many people know what is affecting species at risk as possible. This is made possible throughout our Ambassador Program which is comprised of a community of accomplished, ethical, and conservation-focused photographers and videographers. You can learn more about this program here.

Where do we get our funding?

Exposed receives funding from a variety of sources such as donations, grants, sponsorships merchandise, etc. All funds raised go towards our mission of protecting and supporting apex predators. If you are interested in supporting Exposed, please donate or contact us for more options.