This Saturday—September 22—is National Public Lands Day. While it’s a chance to celebrate and give back to our shared spaces, it’s also an opportunity to shift the public policy that governs these special areas to include a broader ecological perspective. Photo: Kristen M. Caldon
Erin Yoder Logue was one of our two summer Law and Policy Interns in our Seattle office. During her time with us, Erin helped us move forward in our efforts to reconnect, restore, and rewild North America on the ground. Photo: Wildlands Network
Despite the Endangered Species Act’s success in protecting endangered species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released revisions that could greatly impact future protections for imperiled species. We ask you to join us in encouraging the federal government to withdraw these harmful proposals. Photo: William C. Gladish
In Part 1 of this 2-part series, Wildlands Network’s Katy Schaffer grapples with the ethical complexities of her hands-on wildlife encounters in Asia and Australia.
Discussing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s recent decision to largely abandon red wolf recovery efforts, Ron Sutherland advocated for reinvesting in North Carolina’s wild red wolves in the Carolina Public Press. Photo: Ron Sutherland
To create continental-scale wildlife corridors, Wildlands Network stitches together a network of committed activists throughout each Wildway. To that end, we are now supporting a group of talented volunteers to help protect Mexico’s Rancho El Aribabi, which lies within a wildlife corridor between Mexico and the U.S. Photo: Myles Traphagen
When fellow (human) residents of Ashland, Oregon, proposed culling their local deer population, author John Yunker ghost-wrote letters to the editor—in the voice of the deer! Yunker’s essay about creating these letters was published in “Writing for Animals,” published by Ashland Creek Press in 2018.
In Utah, cougars are in mortal danger. Rather than respond appropriately to the scientists urging them to reduce cougar hunting quotas, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources proposes an increase in cougar hunting permits. You have until August 23 to tell the UDWR you oppose this proposal. Photo: Larry Moats
In April, The Sun magazine published Leath Tonino’s probing interview with Michael Soule—preeminent conservation biologist and co-founder of Wildlands Network. Tonino prompted Soule to share his astute insights on wild nature, human nature, and the perilous ground where the two conflict in the contemporary world. Photo: Paula MacKay
National Parks Traveler explores how our ambitious vision for a reconnected, restored and rewilded Eastern Wildway builds upon large protected areas like national parks to create wildlife corridors for the benefit of both wildlife and people. Photo: Tracey Butcher
In this second post in our People of the Pacific series, Susan Bonfield of Environment for the Americas and Blanca Lopez of ¡Team Naturaleza! discuss how their related organizations promote diversity in bird conservation through informal science education. Photo: Blanca Lopez
In this first post in our People of the Pacific blog post series, Shiloh Halsey from Pacific Wildway partner Cascade Forest Conservancy shares details on CFC’s multi-year beaver reintroduction project to restore beaver populations and aquatic habitat in the southern Washington Cascades. Photo: William C. Gladish
In a time of increasing environmental uncertainty, Wildlands Network pursues an ambitious vision of a reconnected, rewilded and restored North America. But these audacious goals and our continental-scale programs come with a hefty price tag. Learn more about our annual fall fundraising campaign, and help us protect what we love for those we love. Photo: William C. Gladish
Writing for Blue Ridge Outdoors, reporter Dan Dewitt chronicles the devastating saga of the wild red wolves, who now face extinction at the hands of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s recent red wolf recovery plan. With quotes and camera trap photos of red wolves from Ron Sutherland, the article explains how the agency’s lack of protections deals a death sentence for the endangered animals. Photo: Ron Sutherland
Mountaineer and ecophilosopher Dolores LaChapelle was a pioneer of deep ecology. In this tribute to her work, we explore the relationship between deep ecology and rewilding. Photo: Margot Early