WCS presents Field Sight pairs the insight of our educators with the expertise of WCS field staff to bring you the stories of the conservation work we are doing all over the world. Hear what it’s like to work on the ground protecting wildlife straight from the source, and bring this valuable information into your classroom with curated curriculum tools.


Grades 6-8

Conservation needs a diversity of voices, informed science, and public awareness. Engage students in understanding the various perspectives in conservation and the creative ways that WCS works to protect wildlife, culminating in the creation of a social media conservation campaign!

Global Health

Grades 3-5

Engage students with a global awareness, an understanding of how diseases spread in wild populations and from wildlife to humans, as well as some of the actions we can take at home to make a difference in global health.

The Importance of Zoo Labs

Grades 9-12

Successful wildlife conservation efforts require the collaboration of many stakeholders - field staff, local community members, and, in many cases, zoo laboratories. Learn about conservation efforts for Burmese Star Tortoises as well as wildcats in Scotland that rely on lab work.

Building Conservation Leadership

Grades 6-8

Conservation needs professionals who have the skills necessary to solve really complex issues. This Field Sight story will help build your students' conservation identities and leadership skills.

Spatial Analysis in Conservation

Grades 6-8

In order to protect and conserve wildlife and wild places WCS uses many tactics and tools. Learn from our experts, how maps, math, and modeling, help us get a birds eye view of how our planet is changing, and what we can do to protect it.

Identidad Madidi

Grades 6-8

Learn from our Bolivia team about their work, and build on your student’s understanding of science and social studies with standards based worksheets.

Bison Genetics

Grades 9-12

WCS has been working to protect American bison through partnership with the National Park Service to understand the genetic integrity of bison in federal herds. Plus, curriculum tools for the classroom build deeper understanding of important interdisciplinary and cross cutting concepts.

Shark Advocacy

Grades 6-12

The New York Seascape program has been working hard to protect local waters. Learn from our experts how conservation science supports our efforts to advocate for sharks and other marine life. Plus, we show you ways to engage your students with civic advocacy.

Sustainable Cashmere

Grades 6-12

WCS has been working with our team and partners in Mongolia to make cashmere production more sustainable. This project is striving to not only protect the ecosystem, but benefit local communities. Hear from our experts and let us bring this amazing effort into your classroom

Grauer's Gorilla

Grades 6-8

Learn about the work WCS is doing to protect the critically endangered Grauer's Gorilla. Hear directly from WCS staff and use tools created by our educators to bring this valuable information into the classroom.

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