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Wildlands Network Responds to Trump Administration’s Plan to Prematurely End Protections for Gray Wolves in Lower 48

In response to today’s announcement that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service intends to remove Endangered Species Act protections for most gray wolves in the lower 48 states, Wildlands Network’s senior carnivore advocate Kim Crumbo condemned the move as premature and not based on sound science. Photo: William C. Gladish

A close-up of a large jaguar walking through the desert under a bright blue sky

Catalyst: Wildlife Migration Corridors

In this video, Arizona PBS discusses the benefits of and obstacles to strengthening wildlife corridors in the borderlands region of the U.S. and Mexico with Juan Carlos Bravo, director of our Mexico Program. The video also features our friends in the Sonoran Desert, Rancho El Aribabi, the owners of which prioritize conservation in their land management, aiding in the recovery and migration of vulnerable species like the jaguar. Photo: Northern Jaguar Project/Naturalia

A Look Back at Our Deep Ecology Roots in Wild Earth, Volume 1, Issue 1

As the first month of 2019 comes to a close, we’re taking a look back at our deep ecology roots, with special selections from our inaugural Wild Earth issue. We can only forge ahead, protecting species and ensuring sustainable biodiversity, if we have a clear sense of who we are and what we’re about, as deep ecologists who value the right of all of life to exist in harmony with each other. Photo: Jean Pierre Lavoie

This 3-D model shows a wildlife bridge connecting two wild areas over a highway.

Chihuahua Approves Wildlife Crossings on Highways

Last week, the state of Chihuahua in Mexico amended a law to mandate wildlife crossings on all new highway projects in the state. Wildlife crossings decrease the risk of wildlife-vehicle collisions, protecting both wildlife and human travelers. Huffington Post Mexico covered the story, interviewing Juan Carlos Bravo, our Mexico Program Director. Graphic: Pedro Capdeveille

A large brown, four-legged animal with horns crosses a road in a forest as cars wait for it to pass.

Roads and Wildlife: Working to Reduce the Human/Wildlife Conflict

Wildlands Network’s former Landscape Conservationist, Maggie Ernest Johnson, wrote about our growing road ecology efforts in this article, republished in The Delaware Valley Eagle Alliance’s online Nature Newsletter. Maggie detailed our efforts to mitigate wildlife-vehicle collisions across a number of major highways in North America. Photo: Noel Reynolds

Red wolf walking towards the photographer with tongue hanging out.

Groups Ask to Extend Public-Comment Periods Due to Shutdown

During the government shutdown in December 2018, several comment portals for public policy were take down from government websites, including the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service website, Public News Service reported. Several groups, including Wildlands Network, called for comment period extensions as a result. Photo: Steve Hillebrand, USFWS