Wildlands Network recently submitted comments to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) suggesting ways to improve their proposed jaguar recovery plan. The FWS comment deadline comes just 2 weeks after we learned some very exciting news: a new jaguar has been photo-documented in the Dos Cabezas mountains in southern Arizona!
The Arizona Republic explores the safety of uranium mining near the Grand Canyon and its potential impact on the area’s water supply. Photo: Kristen M. Caldon
WN’s own Ron Sutherland wrote this op-ed for the Raleigh News and Observer about Sen. Bill Cook’s (R-NC) proposed law to allow nighttime coyote hunting in the five counties that make up the red wolf recovery area. Read on to find out how this proposed law could dangerously impact the already critically endangered Red Wolf. Photo: Wildlands Network
Wildlands Network’s own Juan Carlos Bravo, Director of the Mexico Program, gave an interview with Uniradio Noticias, a local radio station in Sonora, Mexico, about the potential for wildlife corridors to prevent wildlife-vehicle collisions along Highway 2. The interview and accompanying article are in Spanish.
This glowing review from film critic David Appleford delves into the motivations behind John Davis’ 5,000-mile trek through the Western Wildway, which serves as the focus of Born to Rewild. Photo: Karsten Heuer
Sign the petition to tell Congress to build bridges, not walls, along the border. Across the border, there are already over 650 miles of fencing and barriers. Our borderlands have become militarized with checkpoints, towers and armed border patrol officers who drive across our public lands and along the border at will. All of this activity has caused needless deaths of both humans and wildlife in our borderlands. Photo: Northern Jaguar Project/Naturalia
This piece in Verde Independent highlights the emotional undertone of Born to Rewild, which, while telling the story of John Davis’ 5,000-mile trek from Mexico to Canada, serves as a tribute to filmmaker Ed George’s love of the wild. Photo: Kristen M. Caldon
Broadway World wrote a glowing review of Born to Rewild, the outdoor adventure film that stars Wildlands Network’s own John Davis as he treks 5,000 miles from Mexico to Canada through the heart of the western wilderness. Photo: Still from Born to Rewild
In a story about larger concerns from the conservation community, The Arizona Republic quoted Wildlands Network’s statement about President Trump’s executive order to build a border wall. Photo: Northern Jaguar Reserve and Naturalia
Highway 2 runs parallel to the international border along one of the most biodiverse regions of North America. From the town of Ímuris in Sonora to the little community of Janos in Chihuahua, this highway creates a rift in a landscape that must remain open to provide connectivity for jaguars and other wildlife. Photo: Jan Schipper
El jaguar, especie emblemática y tercer felino de mayor tamaño en el mundo, se distribuye en México desde la península de Yucatán hasta el norte del estado fronterizo de Sonora, algunos individuos han llegado, en los últimos años, a cruzar la frontera hacia los Estados Unidos, tratando de recuperar su territorio en ese país, del que fueron exterminados en el siglo veinte. Foto: Jan Schipper
David Johns, Wildlands Network co-founder and board member, spoke with the The Mercury News (San Jose, CA) about an alarming gray fox die-off in the Bay Area this past December. Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Today we’re celebrating an historic achievement in the work to protect wild nature in the United States. This morning, Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA-8th) introduced the Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act in Congress—a legislative breakthrough decades in the making. Photo: William C. Gladish
Wildlands Network’s Policy Director Susan Holmes is featured in this news release about the introduction of the Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act. Photo: Adam Ford
Ron Sutherland spoke with The Outer Banks Voice about the USFWS decision to roll back their Red Wolf Recovery Program. Photo: Camera trap, Ron Sutherland