ArcelorMittal grants Wildlife Habitat Council $45,000 for Climate Initiative

SILVER SPRING, Md. (September 16, 2019)  – Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) received $45,000 from the world’s leading integrated steel and mining company, ArcelorMittal, for its Climate Action Works initiative, a newly created initiative that is corporate-driven, community-minded and biodiversity-based. With this grant, WHC hopes to build a framework that engages corporate landowners in leveraging their […]

Looking Forward: The Next 30 Years of Corporate Conservation – A Conservation Conference Recap

In 2018, WHC celebrated 30 years of experience at the intersection of conservation and business. We delved into our past accomplishments and celebrated the progress we’ve made. But always looking forward we ask ourselves, What does the next 30 years look like? What is the future of corporate conservation? At the 2018 WHC Conservation Conference […]

Collaborations for Conservation: Keystone Policy Center honors WHC, GM and Toyota as national leaders in sustainability

SILVER SPRING, MD, JUNE 8, 2016 – The Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC), along with its members General Motors and Toyota Motor North America, have been jointly honored with the 23rd Annual Keystone Policy Center Leadership in Environment Award, recognizing their partnership to expand wildlife habitat, support pollinator health, and enhance biodiversity around the world. Accepting the […]

Planning a Pollinator Garden?

Free or Low-Cost Resources May Be Available Through a special partnership of the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC), Monarch Watch and the North American Pollinator Protection Campaign, WHC programs in the northeast and Midwest United States may be able to receive free or low-cost seeds, low-cost plugs (small plants) and expert advice on species selection from […]

Celebrate Independence Day the Wildlife Way

Here’s an idea for a fun Fourth of July activity: plant a patriotic pollinator garden!  Many pollinator-friendly plants have red, white, or blue blooms, berries, stems, or leaves. (Click here for a list of red, white and blue plants.) Already have a pollinator garden? Even if it doesn’t have a red, white, and blue theme, you can still […]

Designing & Building Barn Owl Nest Boxes

The IBM Almaden Research Center, located in San Jose, California, is pioneering the design of artificial nest boxes by partnering with a dedicated volunteer. Steve Simmons of Merced, California, developed a Barn Owl box plan that has been in extensive use throughout the Central Valley after years of experimenting with and documenting the siting, mounting, […]