Celebrate Groundhog Day with Hinterland Who's Who



    OTTAWA, Jan. 31 /CNW Telbec/ - It is one of Canada's largest true
hibernators. It spends much of the remainder of its time eating and sunning.
What is it? If you guessed the groundhog, then you've got it right. The
Canadian Wildlife Federation invites you to learn a little bit more about this
fascinating creature (a.k.a. woodchuck) as you prepare for Groundhog Day this
February 2nd.
    Visit the Hinterland Who's Who website at www.hww.ca to cast your vote on
whether or not Wiarton Willie, Canada's famous weather forecaster, will see
his shadow. Check out the HWW fact sheet on the woodchuck or view the vintage
vignette.

    About Hinterland Who's Who:

    Hinterland Who's Who is a joint program of the Canadian Wildlife
Federation and Environment Canada's Canadian Wildlife Service. Hinterland
Who's Who has been bringing Canadians closer to our wilderness heritage for
more than 45 years. For more information, please visit www.hww.ca.

    About the Canadian Wildlife Federation:

    CWF is dedicated to fostering awareness and appreciation of our natural
world. By spreading knowledge of human impacts on the environment, sponsoring
research, promoting the sustainable use of natural resources, recommending
legislative changes and co-operating with like-minded partners, CWF encourages
a future in which Canadians can live in harmony with nature. Visit
www.cwf-fcf.org for more information.

    Available on request:
    - Original Hinterland Who's Who woodchuck video




For further information:

For further information: Sandy Baumgartner, executive director of
programs and communications, (613) 599-9594, sandyb@cwf-fcf.org.

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