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Born to Rewild

In 2013, wildways trekker John Davis undertook a 5,000-mile, person-powered journey from Mexico to Canada to ground-truth the Western Wildway. During his TrekWest campaign, John observed wildlife in their natural habitats, studying how they moved and lived as part of the landscape. He made special note of areas where wildlife corridors could be most useful. Continue reading “Born to Rewild”

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Eastern Wildway

Once as wild as anywhere on Earth, Eastern North America is now a patchwork of protected lands sown into a human-dominated landscape. Conservationists have long dreamed of restoring a vast network of wildlands in this region, from the Acadian forests of Maritime Canada to the subtropical Everglades of Florida.

This closeup shot shows a Mexican gray wolf from the chest up. He's looking straight at the camera, with his ears - tinged with brown fur - pointed straight up.

Stand Up for Oregon’s Wolves

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) is making significant changes to the Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management Plan, stripping essential protections from wolves—a newly reestablished species in Oregon—and allowing them to be hunted as a game species. Please let ODFW know by 5pm on Friday, June 7 that you oppose hunting of wolves Continue reading “Stand Up for Oregon’s Wolves”

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Western Wildway

In western North America, Wildlands Network envisions the world’s most extensive network of protected, connected lands: the 6,000-mile Western Wildway. Achieving this grand vision will require coordinated conservation across international borders to the north and the south.

A snowy mountain rises above a lake and is reflected in the water below. Rocky outcrops jut into the water in the foreground.

Pacific Wildway

From Baja California, Mexico north to Alaska’s Prince William Sound extends one of the longest and wildest chains of mountain ranges in the world. This largely unbroken chain is draped with a rich diversity of vegetation and roamed by some of the most charismatic wildlife inhabiting North America. In northern British Columbia, the Rocky Mountains and Continue reading “Pacific Wildway”