Leer una versión en español abajo Conserving the shared ecosystems and species of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands depends on understanding who is in charge of managing the land that species need to recover, persist and thrive. Yet we often ignore or are overwhelmed by the land management aspects of conservation, especially in Mexico where ownership and… Continue reading “Challenges and Opportunities for Transboundary Conservation in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands”…
DURHAM, N.C. (October 22, 2019) – This week Wildlands Network publicly released its Eastern Wildway map, a bold vision for reconnecting and restoring wildlife habitat across eastern North America. The new map covers roughly 50% of the East Coast of the United States and Canada, and is among first large-scale conservation plans to show an… Continue reading “Eastern Wildway Map Presents Vision for an Ecologically-Connected North America”…
Otoño: la época del año en que sacamos nuestras viejas mantas y bebidas calientes, y cambiamos las sandalias por botas. No importa en qué parte de América del Norte te encuentres, la mayoría disfrutamos de temperaturas más bajas y los hermosos colores del otoño. Sin embargo, junto con el clima más fresco viene una mayor… Continue reading “Cinco Maneras de Mantenerse Alejado de los Ciervos Mientras Conduces Este Otoño”…
Fall—the time of year when people break out their old blankets and hot beverages, and trade their sandals for boots. No matter where you are in North America, most people enjoy lower temperatures and beautiful fall colors. But along with the cooler weather comes the increased likelihood that you could hit a deer while driving.… Continue reading “Five Ways to Steer Clear of Deer While Driving This Fall”…
Published in our Summer 1993 issue of Wild Earth Journal, Mollie Matteson’s haunting essay on the perils of extreme interference with the natural world paints a dark picture of a possible future with unexpected, insidious consequences. Photo: William C. Gladish
The Washington Daily News featured a story about a listening session we hosted with the Red Wolf Coalition for local landowners in North Carolina’s red wolf recovery area. Photo: USFWS
Inside Ecology, a science-focused outlet in the UK, republished this Trusting Wildlands piece from Senior Conservation Scientist with Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo, Dr. Robert Long. In the article, Dr. Long reminds us that being neighborly to urban carnivores is good for them AND us. Photo: Woodland Park Zoo
Dr. Robert Long, Senior Conservation Scientist with Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo, reminds us that being neighborly to urban carnivores is good for them AND us. Photo: Woodland Park Zoo
Inside Ecology, a science-focused outlet in the UK, republished this exclusive Trusting Wildlands interview with Camilla Fox. Wildlands Network’s former communications consultant, Paula MacKay, and Camilla Fox discuss the ethics and conservation issues associated with wildlife killing contests. Photo: Joshua Asel
In this republished essay, author Paula MacKay explores how writers can use their prose to promote compassion for carnivores. Photo: Arizona Historical Society
In this exclusive interview, conservationist Camilla Fox discusses her new film about wildlife killing contests and her work to protect coyotes and other carnivores.
When fellow (human) residents of Ashland, Oregon, proposed culling their local deer population, author John Yunker ghost-wrote letters to the editor—in the voice of the deer! Yunker’s essay about creating these letters was published in “Writing for Animals,” published by Ashland Creek Press in 2018.
North Carolina TV station WECT interviewed Dr. Ron Sutherland about the recent U.S. Fish and Wildlife decision to allow the killing of critically endangered red wolves who wander off Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge and onto private property. Photo: Steve Hillebrand, USFWS
A Raleigh, North Carolina TV station interviewed Dr. Ron Sutherland about the recent U.S. Fish and Wildlife decision to allow red wolves who wander onto private property to be shot, effectively allowing the extermination of the wild red wolf population. Photo: NC Hunting and Fishing Forum
On the East Coast, the challenge we face now is reconnecting the region’s big core forests and wetlands into a network that is more than the sum of its parts, and do so fast enough and smart enough to stay ahead of the second wave of habitat loss due to urbanization marching across many popular parts of the region. Photo: Alexius Horatius