Support Us

Ongoing Support

Become a member of our Patreon community and join us in the field…virtually! This is a simple way to give us a small recurring contribution every month in return for exclusive behind-the-scenes content!

This sustained giving goes a long way towards helping us do more to support our researchers, share our science, and provide opportunities to the next generation of environmental professionals.

One Time Contribution

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** Please note that the AWRS is a registered Canadian non-profit NOT a registered charity. As a result we are not able to issue tax deductible receipts. To learn more about the difference between non-profits and charities, please click here.

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Metamorphosis Spotted Salamander Sticker Set

A limited number of Spotted Salamander Sticker Sets are available with a contribution of $15 (CAD) or more (for shipping in Canada and US only)! To snag a set of these stickers please follow the instructions below:

  1. Make a contribution of $15 or more using the one time contribution box above
  2. Email your mailing address to awrscommunications@gmail.com. If you contributed more then $30 but would only like to receive one set of stickers, please indicate this in your email.

If you have any difficulties please contact awrscommunications@gmail.com. Thank you for supporting our science!

The Spotted Salamander Sticker Set includes four vinyl stickers with a clear boarder around the illustration:

  • Egg (1″ x 1″)
  • Larva (2.9″ x 1″)
  • Metamorph (3.69″ x 1″)
  • Adult (1.97″ x 1.25″)

In-Kind Support

There are many gently used items that we could use to keep the Station functional and comfortable! Below is a list of some of the items we are currently seeking. If you’d like to donate something on this list, or have other items you think we could use, please get in touch with the Station Manager.

Items to repair and upkeep our facilities:

  • Lumber, tiles, hardware and other unused building materials
  • Tools
  • Outdoor paint, stains, and adhesives
  • First aid supplies

Items to make our cabins and other facilities more functional:

  • Small desk lamps, or reading lamps
  • Gently used kitchen utensils and small appliances such a coffee maker, kettle or microwave
  • Hangers
  • Door mats
  • Power bars
  • Fans and space heaters

Items to enrich our educational experiences:

  • Books (field guides, natural history, science)
  • Field equipment (dip nets, first aid kits, lifejackets, bug jackets, headlamps)
  • Canoes or kayaks

Affect Public Policy

From evaluating forestry practices, to informing species-at-risk assessments, the research done here has impact.

Monitor Wildlife

We host some of the longest running wildlife monitoring studies in the world; some ongoing for over 60 years!

Change Public Perception

The work done here by Douglas H. Pimlott changed the perception of wolves around the world. Help us do more.

Hands-on Training

We provide a rare opportunity for the next generation to gain hands-on experience outside the lecture hall.

Inspire Others

We are dedicated to communicating our science through our media and through our community events. Help us share the wonder of nature!

Support Scientists

Science is rarely white lab coats in perfect conditions. Your support gives researchers the opportunity to conduct important field studies.

You can also support us by becoming a collaborator, member or partner