CWF's WILD magazine for kids receives prestigious 2012 Parents' Choice Recommended Award
OTTAWA, March 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Now in its sweet 16th year, the Canadian Wildlife Federation's WILD magazine, for youth ages 5 to 14, is the recipient of a prestigious 2012 Parents' Choice Recommended Award.
WILD received the award from the U.S.-based Parents' Choice Foundation, America's oldest nonprofit consumer guide to quality children's media.
"WILD is an established and fun resource for kids interested in walking on the wildlife side," notes Don Oldenburg, a former consumer columnist at The Washington Post who reviewed the magazine for the Parents' Choice Foundation.
"We are honoured to have WILD magazine recognized as a great resource for children by such a well-respected organization," says Aaron Kylie, CWF's publications manager. "It's a great reinforcement of what our thousands of readers, their parents and educators have long believed."
WILD, published 8 times a year, boasts unique Canadian wildlife stories, with features exploring natural phenomena and promoting endangered species protection, along with fun adventures that touch on important environmental issues. The magazine is a key component of CWF's well-known and well-respected education resources.
About the Canadian Wildlife Federation
The Canadian Wildlife Federation is a national non-profit charitable organization dedicated to ensuring an appreciation of our natural world and a lasting legacy of healthy wildlife and habitat. By spreading knowledge of human impacts on the environment, developing and delivering educational programs, sponsoring research, promoting the sustainable use of natural resources, recommending policy changes and co-operating with like-minded partners, CWF encourages a future in which Canadians can live in harmony with nature. For more information, visit CanadianWildlifeFederation.ca.