Welcome to Wildlife Conservation Society Galle WCS News

A society under the name of Wildlife Conservation Society of Galle was established in 1993 in collaboration with the Maritime Museum of Galle. The society is registered in the Central Environmental Authority under the reg. no.6/6/17/30.

The objectives of the society are to create an interest for wildlife in Sri Lanka among the school children and the general public and work with dedication towards the conservation of the wildlife in the country.To achieve these objectives, the society has made untiring efforts through the conduction of exhibitions, lectures, excursions and many more community based programs in many parts of the country.

The society works closely with University Academics, Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations, foreign experts etc. giving its services in the way of expert knowledge, field guidance and assistance.

During the course of years, our members have gathered vast experience and Knowledge in conservation methods of bio-diversity and are now suitably qualified for undertaking its own research programs. We have now established our own projects office at Galle with sufficient facilities for research. The society has been an equal partner in a number of collaborative research projects assisted form Department of Wildlife Conservation, Forest Department, National Maritime Museum, National Museum, University of Ruhuna and The Open University of Sri Lanka.

During the last decade, members of the society had made some pioneering research and have been able discover several new faunal species, thus making a tremendous