The Gosling Foundation

The Gosling Foundation is a small registered private Canadian Foundation focusing on ensuring that nature is protected and restored for the benefit of all.


The Foundation’s interests include:
•    Protection of lands of significant ecological interest with high biodiversity relevance
•    Prompting actions on behalf of nature by building on people’s inherent interest in living things, with a focus on birds
•    Helping organizations be more effective in protecting nature  
•    Research in plant biodiversity preservation.


The Foundation is active across Canada in its narrow field of interest guided by several principles and perspectives.


The Foundation was established by Dr. Philip R. Gosling, a successful Guelph entrepreneur and lifelong promoter of the appreciation, understanding and protection of the natural world.