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Landmark Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Wildlife Corridors Passes the U.S. House of Representatives

Marking a significant step for U.S. wildlife conservation, the bipartisan Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act along with the INVEST in America Act, which includes $300 million for projects to reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions nationally, passed the U.S. House of Representatives as part of H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act.

Memories of Michael Soulé

Since the passing of our cofounder and ‘Father of Conservation Biology’ Michael E. Soulé, we’ve seen and received countless stories and remembrances of Michael’s spirit and his work from the across the continent—and around the globe. Here we capture some of the anecdotes and thoughtful words from our own community and beyond. If you would Continue reading “Memories of Michael Soulé”

Q&A with Champions for Misunderstood Wildlife

We recently had the opportunity to talk with Wildlands Network supporters Dale Weiler and Loti Woods of Weiler Woods for Wildlife about what sparked their interest in our organization, and how our vision combined with their example can serve as inspiration to other who want to get involved in conservation. Fierce wildlife advocates themselves, Dale Continue reading “Q&A with Champions for Misunderstood Wildlife”

Success Stories in State Policy: Protecting Wildlife Corridors Across the U.S.

Wildlands Network is spearheading efforts towards science-driven policies that safeguard critical habitat for wildlife across the United States. Working with allies across the political spectrum, we have introduced and helped successfully pass legislation enabling state agencies to prioritize and plan projects to restore and protect wildlife corridors. The past 18 months have seen particular momentum, Continue reading “Success Stories in State Policy: Protecting Wildlife Corridors Across the U.S.”

Quarantine Reading for the Nature Lover’s Soul

Like us, you’re probably stuck at home right now, scrolling endlessly through newsfeeds. Let us instead suggest you turn off the screen and tune into the amazing work of some of Wildlands Network’s founders. Since 1991, Wildlands Network has held a bold, long-term vision for preserving reconnecting nature across North America, and our philosophy has been Continue reading “Quarantine Reading for the Nature Lover’s Soul”

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Atropellan a un Felino en Peligro de Extinción Dentro de un Área Protegida de Sonora

Read in English below SONORA, México (28 de febrero de 2020) – La semana pasada, un ocelote macho (Leopardus pardalis) muere en el Ejido Tonibabi tras ser atropellado por un vehículo sobre la carretera federal 14 en el tramo Moctezuma a Huásabas a la altura del kilometro 179. El cuerpo del felino fue retirado por Continue reading “Atropellan a un Felino en Peligro de Extinción Dentro de un Área Protegida de Sonora”

Virginia State Legislature Passes Landmark Wildlife Corridor Bill

Note: this legislation passed the Virginia State legislature in February 2020 and goes in effect July 1, 2020. Legislation Will Help Protect Virginia’s Motorists as it Safeguards Wildlife Movement and Migration Corridors Richmond, VA (Feb. 25, 2020) – The Virginia State legislature passed SB 1004 and HB 1695, making Virginia among the first states to Continue reading “Virginia State Legislature Passes Landmark Wildlife Corridor Bill”

House Natural Resources Committee Passes Landmark Bipartisan Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act, 22-15

Washington, D.C. (January 29, 2020) – In the midst of the sixth mass extinction crisis, the House Natural Resources Committee took a significant step to protect critical habitats necessary for the movement and survival of the United States’ most vulnerable species. The Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act (H.R. 2795) was voted out of the House Natural Continue reading “House Natural Resources Committee Passes Landmark Bipartisan Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act, 22-15”

Legislation to Protect Wildlife Corridors Introduced in the Virginia State House

RICHMOND, Va. (January 27, 2020) — Senator David W. Marsden and Delegate David L. Bulova have introduced landmark wildlife conservation legislation that will benefit both Virginia’s wildlife and residents, with the support of more than 50 regional and national conservation groups. SB 1004 and HB 1695 will promote the protection of wildlife corridors across the Continue reading “Legislation to Protect Wildlife Corridors Introduced in the Virginia State House”