Please enjoy this recording of our May 15, 2019 webinar about our state policy efforts across the United States. Greg Costello (our executive director), Phil Carter (our wildlife policy coordinator), and Susan Holmes (our policy director) provide updates on our efforts across in Washington, New Mexico, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
In his webinar from November 27, 2018, Dr. Ron Sutherland covers the plight of America’s most iconic species, the critically endangered red wolf. Learn about how Wildlands Network uses science-based advocacy to protect the last remaining wild red wolves, plagued by federal mismanagement, in North Carolina.
We presented the webinar on October 17, 2018 about the evolution and importance of the Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act. Susan Holmes, Wildlands Network’s Policy Director, discusses the growing movement for wildlife corridors around the country, how we are building bi-partisan support, and how the bill will address protections for native species and their habitat, promote wildlife corridors, and mitigate wildlife-vehicle collisions.
We presented the webinar on August 22, 2018 about how differences in Mexico’s culture, laws, and land tenure present unique challenges and opportunities to large scale conservation efforts, and how we’re making progress in the borderlands region. Juan Carlos Bravo, Wildlands Network’s Director of the Mexico Program, discusses our exciting road ecology work to make Mexico’s Highway 2 more permeable to wildlife, community-based carnivore-friendly ranching models in northern Mexico, our efforts to save thick-billed parrots and jaguars, and our citizen science initiative introducing urban populations to wildlife for the very first time.
We presented the webinar on July 25, 2018 about Wildlands Network’s elk and road ecology project. Ron Sutherland, Wildlands Network’s Conservation Scientist, and Emily Blanchard, Wildlands Network’s Wildlife Conservationist, discuss the wildlife bridge monitoring study in Durham and the elk collaring study.
We presented the webinar on June 21, 2018 about Mexican wolf recovery and protection efforts. Kim Crumbo, Wildlands Network’s Western Conservation Director, discusses the history of Mexican wolf recovery, connectivity, and the 2017 USFWS recovery plan.
We presented the webinar on May 21, 2018 about the Pacific Wildway. Wildlands Network’s Executive Director, Greg Costello, Pacific Program Director Jessica Walz Schafer, and Education and Engagement Coordinator Rebecca Hunter discuss our goals, education and outreach plans, and how to get involved.
We presented the webinar on March 28, 2018 about Wildlands Network’s on-the-ground conservation efforts in the borderlands region. Katie, Wildlands Network’s Western Program Director, discusses our history of conservation in the area, as well as our current efforts, key outcomes, and recent successes.