Wildlands Network is reconnecting nature in North America.
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Rewilding Our Hearts in the Rage of Humanity, by Marc Bekoff. I see “rewilding our hearts” as a dynamic personal journey and transformative exploration that not only fosters the development of corridors of coexistence and compassion for wild animals, but also facilitates connections between our hearts and our brains. Photo: David Moskowitz
Wildlands Network leads critical on-the-ground campaigns to protect wildlife and wild places.
Current Apex Campaigns
Featured: Embattled Borderlands
“Embattled Borderlands” takes you on a virtual journey through the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, where native wildlife, wildlands, and human communities are jeopardized by the border wall. Photo: Juan Carlos Bravo
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.
In a leaked report, Interior Secretary Zinke recommends President Trump shrink at least 4 monuments and modify 6 others, opening them up to harmful special interests like mining, logging, commercial fishing and drilling. Join Wildlands Network as we stand against this devastating news and defend our national monuments. Photo: Bob Wick, BLM.
Many of the nation’s top Mexican wolf recovery biologists have submitted comments blasting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) recently released Draft Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan. The experts’ consistent critique is that the Plan does not rely on the best available science. Photo: Juan Carlos Bravo
Learn about our latest campaigns, action alerts, and wild happenings from Capitol Hill to the U.S.-Mexico borderlands on The Wildlands Network Blog.
- Stand with Us Again to Protect Our National Monuments
- For the Wild, 6: Rewilding Our Hearts in the Rage of Humanity, by Marc Bekoff
- Top Biologists Say Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan Ignores ESA Requirements
- State Management of Mexican Gray Wolves Not Based on Science
- Wildlands Network Recibe Apoyo para Hacer la Carretera Federal 2 en las Islas del Cielo Más Amigable con la Fauna
During last month’s solar eclipse, our own John Davis caught up with Congressman Don Beyer on the Appalachian Trail. The Congressman spoke eloquently about the need for the Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act, which would provide better connectivity for both humans and wildlife along footpaths and trails like the AT. Photo: John Davis
Rewilding Feature: Daunted Courage, Part III (Finale)
When writer Paula MacKay decided to join Wildlands friends on a float trip down the Upper Missouri River, she stepped out of her comfort zone and into the waterway traveled by Lewis and Clark more than 200 years ago. In the final section of her travel essay, she explores the rewards of river time and the challenges of being a conservationist. Photo: Robert Long
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To curb the current extinction crisis, we need to restore, reconnect, and rewild habitats across North America. Here are 2 important ways to get involved.
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