Our celebrity ambassador, Jon Huertas, is a big hit in Hollywood, having played a leading role on “Castle” before taking on his current persona as Miguel on NBC’s blockbuster family drama, “This Is Us.” In this exclusive interview, Jon shares highlights from his recent rafting trip down the Colorado River with Wildlands Network, and tells us about his early introduction to wildlife, his passion for mountain lions, and his commitment to educating young people about why we need wildness. Photo: Tracey Butcher
In a leaked report, Interior Secretary Zinke recommends President Trump shrink at least 4 monuments and modify 6 others, opening them up to harmful special interests like mining, logging, commercial fishing and drilling. Join Wildlands Network as we stand against this devastating news and defend our national monuments. Photo: Bob Wick, BLM.
Join us for “Born to Rewild,” a 30-minute film that follows Wildlands Network’s John Davis throughout his 5,000-mile, muscle-powered along the Western Wildway from Mexico to Canada. Photo: Karsten Heuer
Many of the nation’s top Mexican wolf recovery biologists have submitted comments blasting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) recently released Draft Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan. Photo: Juan Carlos Bravo
When writer Paula MacKay decided to join Wildlands friends on a float trip down the Upper Missouri River, she stepped out of her comfort zone and into the waterway traveled by Lewis and Clark more than 200 years ago. In the final section of her travel essay, she explores the rewards of river time and the challenges of being a conservationist. Photo: Robert Long
In this editorial, Wildlands Network’s Kim Crumbo and the Sierra Club’s Sandy Bahr criticize the United State’s Fish and Wildlife Service’s Mexican wolf recovery plan for ignoring recovery recommendations from the scientific community. Photo: Jose Luis Magana, AP.
Wildlands Network is hitting the road this month to inventory potential sites for new wildlife crossings along Highway 2, which roughly parallels the U.S.-Mexico border, in the Sky Islands of Sonora, Mexico. Photo: Wildlands Network
THE FOURTH CURRENT—along with Monumentalism, Biodiversity Conservation (including representation of ecosystems), and Island Biogeography—in the modern conservation movement is the idea of rewilding—the scientific argument for restoring big wilderness based on the regulatory roles of large predators. Photo: David Moskowitz
Nearly all comments submitted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) support recovering the wild red wolf population in the southeastern United States, according to an analysis announced today by a coalition of conservation groups. Photo: Camera trap, Ron Sutherland
The Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge in South Texas is under immediate threat from the Trump Administration. It pains me to think that the U.S.-Mexico border wall could destroy every wild being that calls this special place home. Photo: Katy Schaffer
North Carolina’s News and Observer included a quote from our response to the USFWS’s proposed red wolf recovery plan, which reduces the current population of wild red wolves to a small parcel of federal land in Dare County, North Carolina. Photo: NC Hunting and Fishing Forum
The Washington Daily News interviewed Wildlands Network’s own Ron Sutherland about the dangers of the USFWS’ red wolf recovery plan, which reduces the existing wild red wolves to captivity on federal land.
When writer Paula MacKay decided to join Wildlands friends on a float trip down the Upper Missouri River, she stepped out of her comfort zone and into the waterway traveled by Lewis and Clark more than 200 years ago. In Part II of her travel essay, she grapples with the humility of surrendering to the wind. Photo: Robert Long
We are often so overwhelmed, so paralyzed by the scale and complexities of Mother Nature’s woes that we don’t know how or where to start. In the Eastern Wildway, the answer is deceptively simple: Half Earth. Photo: William Gladish
Recently, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released a draft recovery plan for Mexican gray wolves. Wildlands Network has been preparing for this moment for a very long time. We expected to be disappointed by many of the components of the recovery plan, as well as its overall vision. Unfortunately, USFWS met our expectations. Photo: Juan Carlos Bravo