Section Menu

The Wildlands Network Blog

The mission of Wildlands Network is to reconnect, restore, and rewild North America so that life in all its diversity can thrive. Tune into The Wildlands Network Blog for updates about our campaigns, policy work, events, news stories—and as the go-to resource for rewilding North America.
A small tan cat with black markings and yellow eyes stares at the camera.

Advocacy in the Digital Age: Using Technology to Defend the Wild

In this digital age, we have instant access to most of the lawmakers at every level of government. But how do you effectively engage with your lawmakers to discuss the environmental issues that affect us all? In the second post in our blog post series about environmental advocacy, you’ll learn how to engage your lawmakers through technology to speak up for wildlife and wildlands. Photo: Eric Kilby

In this closeup shot, a red wolf stares straight at the camera, his ears alert and snout pointed downward.

Judge Rules in Favor of Red Wolves, But the Fight Continues

Recent news, including a court ruling against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s mismanagement of wild red wolves and a comment counting effort that showed near unanimous support of red wolf recovery, shows the immense red wolf favor that exists in North Carolina’s swampy Albemarle Peninsula. But these small victories are not the end of the battle for the red wolf. Photo: Becky Bartell, USFWS

A hand holds a hat detailed with an circular image of a canyon, skies, and water, and the words "Bears Ears."

Canyon Rumbles

Wildways trekker John Davis reflects on his time at RumbleX, Wildlands Network’s annual Conservation in Motion gathering of outdoor athletes. This year, conservation athletes, naturalists, and activists gathered at Bears Ears National Monument to explore and defend its wildness after President Trump illegally shrunk its boundaries. Photo: Courtesy of Kahtoola

A group of animals with orange and white hair stand in the middle and right of the frame, in a large grassy field.

Hope for the Future: The Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act Will Soon Be Introduced

The Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act will soon be reintroduced in Congress, and with growing bi-partisan support, it’s more likely than ever that we’ll see federally protected wildlife corridors across the United States. Take action for wildlife corridors today by asking your Senators and Representatives to cosponsor this critical legislation. Photo: Tom Koerner, USFWS