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! Photo: Northern Jaguar Project, 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
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
Ajos-Bavispe is the name we all use to name the reserve in the center of the Sonoran Sky Islands, a few miles south of Arizona in the Mexican State of Sonora. Photo: Luis Portillo
Ajos-Bavispe es el nombre con el que todos conocemos a la reserva al centro de las Islas del Cielo en Sonora. Foto: Luis Portillo
If you were to describe eastern North America, what would you say? Would you talk of skyscrapers and bridges, or sprawling suburbs and booming business? Would you think of the hot and sticky summers of the Southeast coastal plain or the blustery and snowy winters of New England?
On April 14th the creation of the “Environmental Gendarmerie” was announced. This is a new police force tasked with preventing and fighting environmental crimes in Mexico’s Natural Protected Areas. Photo: CONANP
El pasado 14 de Abril se anunció la creación de la “Gendarmería Ambiental\” un nuevo cuerpo policiaco que tendrá como fin prevenir y combatir delitos ambientales en las Áreas Naturales Protegidas del país. Foto: CONANP
All over the world, organized citizens play a major role in advancing societies. In some countries, like the U.S., citizens are powerful enough to keep corrupt governments in check through a constant dance of activism, lawsuits, and collaboration. Photo: Juan Carlos Bravo
This is the first in a two-part series that explains how the practice of natural conservation operates Mexico versus the United States. Photo: Noel Snyder
Geneticist Rich Fredrickson explains how ‘management’ of the Mexican gray wolf population can affect the captive population and why genetics are so important to lobo recovery, in this Mexican wolf briefing recorded in March 2016.
Rewilding is our best hope for stemming the mass extinction crisis that threatens half the species inhabiting Earth today. Simply stated, rewilding entails restoring wild nature on a grand scale: bringing back key species we have thoughtlessly eradicated, reviving essential ecological processes like pollination and carbon storage, and reconnecting habitats so wildlife can move safely through the landscape. Photo: William C. Gladish
People have too oft neglected or persecuted cats. When early human colonizers arrived in North America millennia ago, this great land was graced with many cat species.
The Needle Range consists of two mountain ranges, the Mountain Home Range in the north and the Indian Peak Range in the south. These mountains are surrounded by the Escalante Desert to the south, Hamlin Valley to the west, Pine Valley to the east, and to the north is Snake Valley- also known as Antelope Valley. Photo: Kelsey Johnson