Wildlands Network is reconnecting nature in North America.
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Wildlands Network is pleased to announce our new blog series, Trusting Wildness.
With a nostalgic nod to Wild Earth journal, Trusting Wildness provides an intellectual home for the blending of conservation biology, activism, and ethics.
Photo: William C. Gladish
Wildlands Network leads critical on-the-ground campaigns to protect wildlife and wild places.
Current Apex Campaigns
Featured: Wild Cats Campaign
Over the past 200 years, people have brutally eliminated wild cats from much of their native range in North America, diminishing our natural heritage and damaging forest and plant communities as a result. Photo: Larry Masters
Featured: Red Wolf Campaign
Only 30–50 red wolves currently exist in the wild, all of them inhabiting eastern North Carolina. Red wolves may soon be gone from the wild forever unless the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service takes urgent measures on their behalf. Photo: Wildlands Network
North American Wildways
Wildlife needs to be able to move freely in search of food, mates, and secure habitat. We're working across North America to re-establish vast wildways so wide-ranging animals like cougars, wolves, and wolverines can travel safely through the landscape.
Explore Our Wildways
An overpass designed specifically for wildlife reduces wildlife-vehicle collisions and helps animals cross the Trans-Canada HIghway at Banff National Park, Alberta. Photo: Adam Ford
Wildlands Network is affecting policy-level change to help advance rewilding on-the-ground. As a science-informed organization, we advocate for new, science-driven laws and policies to protect North American wildlife and their habitats.
If passed into law, the Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act would channel unprecedented resources toward the creation of wildlife corridors nationwide. Let’s make it happen! Photo: Steve Hillebrand, USFWS
Wildlands Network Responds to New Interior Secretarial Order Addressing Migration Corridors in the West by Urging Legislative Action to Codify Protections for Wildlife Corridors
Secretary Zinke’s new Secretarial Order, issued today, is the Trump Administration’s first major step to address the need for more comprehensive wildlife corridor protection at the landscape level. Photo: William Gladish
Learn about our latest campaigns, action alerts, and wild happenings from Capitol Hill to the U.S.-Mexico borderlands on The Wildlands Network Blog.
- The Snow Leopard
- Wildlands Network Responds to New Interior Secretarial Order Addressing Migration Corridors in the West by Urging Legislative Action to Codify Protections for Wildlife Corridors
- From Daydreaming to Reality: Wildlands Network’s Vision Comes to Fruition
- Conservation in the West Poll Finds Overwhelming Support for Land, Water, and Wildlife
- Can Red Wolves Be Saved Again?
Borderlands Coordinator Myles Traphagen visited the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge last month as local activists held a rally to protest the proposed border wall that would slice the refuge in half and devastate the area’s native wildlife. Photo: Myles Traphagen
Wildlands Network in the News: Rewriting Biological History: Trump Border Wall Puts Wildlife at Risk
In this article for Mongabay, a non-profit provider of conservation and environmental science news, Juan Carlos Bravo discusses the catastrophic effects that fencing the entire U.S.-Mexico border will have on wildlife and wild places. Photo: Brian Powell
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