Send your personalized letter calling for permanent protection of the Grand Canyon’s watershed, a Priority Wildlife Corridor! Please post and share: #GrandCanyonHeritage. Photo: Kristen M. Caldon
Four conservation groups, represented by the Western Environmental Law Center, filed suit today against the Kaibab National Forest in Arizona, aiming to protect wildlife and cultural resources from motorized cross-country travel. At issue are decisions in Travel Management Plans to allow motor vehicles to travel up to one mile off of all open roads. Photo: U.S. Forest Service, Southwestern Region, Kaibab National Forest
In this rough cut, award-winning adventure cinematographer Ed George captures some of wilderness ultra-trekker John Davis’s 5,000-mile human-powered journey from Sonora, Mexico to British Columbia through the Western Wildway. Photo: Kim Vacariu
An encore post from Wildways Trekker, John Davis, who continued his wilderness trekking in October 2014, exploring the far reaches of the Grand Canyon Watershed with friends from Grand Canyon Wildlands Council. Photo: Kristen M. Caldon
Conservation groups today applauded the Navajo Nation and the Hopi, Havasupai, and Hualapai tribes for their leadership in advancing a national monument proposal to permanently protect public lands around Grand Canyon from new uranium mining and to protect important cultural and natural resources. Photo: Kristen M. Caldon
Forty-seven of the nation’s top conservation scientists are urging the Director of the National Park Service to immediately augment the dwindling gray wolf population in Isle Royale National Park to avoid an explosion of moose numbers that could ironically threaten that species and many others as well.
The Wildlands Network community celebrates the recent Boulder-White Clouds Wilderness designation in Idaho, which permanently secured new core wild habitat and ecologically critical connections long sought-after in the Northern Rockies portion of the Western Wildway.
Wildlands Network and the Endangered Species Coalition are dismayed by the United States Fish and Wildlife’s (USFWS) announcement today that it will suspend reintroductions for the Red Wolf Recovery Program. Photo: Red Wolf Revival
Following the gunshot death of a critically endangered female red wolf mother in the Red Wolf Recovery Area of eastern North Carolina, conservation groups today demanded that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ensure the survival of the world’s only wild red wolf population, including an unknown number of puppies mothered by this wolf that may remain in the wild. Photo: Camera trap, Ron Sutherland
Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) today introduced the Rare Cats and Canids Act of 2015 (H.R. 2697), which provides conservation resources to the Department of the Interior for cat and canine species listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List as threatened, vulnerable, endangered or critically endangered.
Clashing young bucks, beautiful and graceful bobcats and curious and fun-loving black bears are captured in rare, striking images in a new Wildlands Network-produced photo exhibit at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. Photo: Joyce Docent
Take a sneak peek at Born to Rewild: Trekking the Western Wildway, the film documenting the amazing 5,000-mile, human-powered (bike, hike, horseback and paddle) expedition of outdoor adventurer and conservationist John Davis along a landscape that runs from Mexico to Canada, fraught with barriers yet also being miraculously stitched back together.
Planning for Connectivity, a long-awaited new guide for connecting and conserving wildlife habitat within and beyond America’s national forests, is now available. This product was collaboratively written and published by Wildlands Network, The Center for Large Landscape Conservation, Defenders of Wildlife and Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative. (Please download pdf attachment below to read.) According… Continue reading “Wildlands Network Announces New Connectivity Guide to Inform Forest Plans”…
Wildlands Network (WN) is extremely pleased to welcome nationally respected conservationist, Kim Crumbo, to our staff. As Western Conservation Director, Crumbo will be responsible for assisting Wildlands Network‘s Western Director, Kim Vacariu, in expanding WN outreach and partnerships with Western Wildway Network member organizations from Mexico to Canada. Crumbo will also represent WN in various… Continue reading “Kim Crumbo Joins Wildlands Network”…
The lone (and lonely) female northern gray wolf that wandered onto the north rim of the Grand Canyon just a few weeks ago has offered perhaps the best proof yet that protecting vast wildlife habitat corridors provides significant ecological benefits. After traveling an estimated 450 miles south from her home population near the U.S.-Canadian border, she has proven that her species will and must go as far as it takes to find shelter, food and a mate. Photo: William C. Gladish