Conference on Wilderness, Wildlife, and Human Interaction

New, News and Current Events





A generous donation from Twin Anchors Houseboats for our Silent Auction! Couldn't you imagine yourself and 14 of your most entertaining friends getting away for 4 fun filled says?





Keep in mind tickets are limited to 200 per event so grab them while you can!

Ticket COST:  For the whole day, all speakers and all events, plus the Banquet and amusing entertainment by the comedian Mike MacDonald, the cost is $120.00. If anyone requires a vegan or vegetarian option, please book online.
If you wish to come see us to hear one of our fantastic Speakers or bid on our wonderful Auction art in either the morning or the afternoon is $10.00 a person. Better yet, $20.00 per person for the morning and afternoon. Attending the whole day and know you'll be a bit pekish? Light lunches can be ordered online HERE.



This just in! The most recent addition to our Keynote Speakers list, Dr. Thomas Serfass from Maryland, USA, will be speaking about OTTERS!



A poster to rule all posters! Get drawn in by the incredible Leanne Hodges and learn all about a weekend you should mark in your calanders now!

In operation for over 80 years now, Pine Bungalows has generously donated a stay at their pritine lodgings


and Tickets

Only 200 tickets will be sold for each event

Congradulations to Cochrane Ecological Institute for 50 inspiring yearss! 

Global News Report

A wonderful piece that aired last night (27/11/15) on Global News updating Gilles  recovery, as well as in interview with CRI Director, Clio Smeeton.

'It's That Time of Year'
Discover the Story of Gilles and why we all need to keep a shap eye in winter