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A Legacy of Connecting the Missing Links for Wildlife

April 2013. Sitting on a covered porch at High Lonesome Ranch on the western slope of Colorado with the late Michael Soulé,  he shared with me his heartfelt desire of wolves returning to Colorado.  Soulé, the ‘Father of Conservation Biology,’ a founder of Wildlands Network, thought big:  connected Wildways spanning the North American continent, and Continue reading “A Legacy of Connecting the Missing Links for Wildlife”

Q&A with Champions for Misunderstood Wildlife

We recently had the opportunity to talk with Wildlands Network supporters Dale Weiler and Loti Woods of Weiler Woods for Wildlife about what sparked their interest in our organization, and how our vision combined with their example can serve as inspiration to other who want to get involved in conservation. Fierce wildlife advocates themselves, Dale Continue reading “Q&A with Champions for Misunderstood Wildlife”

Quarantine Reading for the Nature Lover’s Soul

Like us, you’re probably stuck at home right now, scrolling endlessly through newsfeeds. Let us instead suggest you turn off the screen and tune into the amazing work of some of Wildlands Network’s founders. Since 1991, Wildlands Network has held a bold, long-term vision for preserving reconnecting nature across North America, and our philosophy has been Continue reading “Quarantine Reading for the Nature Lover’s Soul”

Virginia State Legislature Passes Landmark Wildlife Corridor Bill

Note: this legislation passed the Virginia State legislature in February 2020 and goes in effect July 1, 2020. Legislation Will Help Protect Virginia’s Motorists as it Safeguards Wildlife Movement and Migration Corridors Richmond, VA (Feb. 25, 2020) – The Virginia State legislature passed SB 1004 and HB 1695, making Virginia among the first states to Continue reading “Virginia State Legislature Passes Landmark Wildlife Corridor Bill”

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Why We’re Migrating to Salt Lake City

Wildlands Network is on the move: We’re relocating our headquarters to Salt Lake City, Utah in January 2020! For the past several years, we’ve been happy to call Seattle home. But as our staff, programs and projects have grown, so too has the operational cost of doing business in Seattle. While our work and staff Continue reading “Why We’re Migrating to Salt Lake City”

Challenges and Opportunities for Transboundary Conservation in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

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”

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Eastern Wildway Map Presents Vision for an Ecologically-Connected North America

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”

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

Green trees cover the foreground while five mountain peaks rise up behind them and stretch across the frame. The mountains don't have any snow on their peaks, and blue sky with white fluffy clouds stretches behind them.

Reconnecting the Eastern Wildway

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