Breathing Life into Engineering: An Introduction to Green Infrastructure

As climate change and other environmental crises escalate worldwide, individuals, businesses and communities everywhere are exploring ways to adapt to these challenges. While some are focused on solving these problems through technological advances, many others are looking to nature for inspiration, and with good reason: from bumblebees that developed long tongues to drink from tubular blooms to cacti that evolved to store water, the natural world has much to […]

WHC presents 2021 Ibis Award to the Stellantis Windsor Assembly Plant

SILVER SPRING, MD, December 6, 2021 – Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) has announced the winner of the 2021 Ibis Award — the Stellantis Windsor (Ont.) Assembly Plant. The Ibis Award recognizes a WHC-Certified program that has demonstrated resilience of spirit and advancement of conservation despite lockdowns, quarantines and additional government-mandated regulations.   Since 2009, the plant has […]

Corridors of Community: WHC and partners secure funding for alley activations in Detroit

After a decades-long hiatus, the city of Detroit is reinvesting in its alleyways, creating new opportunities for economic, environmental and social progress. Recognizing the potential for these alleys to foster biodiversity, community-building and climate resilience, WHC and a group of Detroit-based partners have initiated, and recently secured a new source of funding for a locally focused alley activation project.  The $50,000 award was secured through the Thriving Cities Challenge, which was hosted by the Salazar Center […]

Structured Lessons, Boundless Benefits – How Lannon Stone is using WHC Curricula to Create Memorable Field Trips

The Impact of Field Trips  Many of us can recall a pivotal field trip from our youth. Perhaps after observing tadpoles swimming in the creek, the lifecycle diagrams in your biology textbook suddenly made sense. Maybe a site tour given by an engineer or EHS professional even shaped your career path to this day.    Field trips offer proven benefits for children, inspiring life-long intellectual curiosity and contributing to higher scores on science exams, particularly among underserved students. Field […]

Discovering, Teaching and Cycling through the Diversity of Birds — A Conservation Conference Recap

Keynote Dr. Scott Edwards talks about how on-the-ground interactions, from the international research trips he’s led for students to his own cross-country bike trip, have helped promote a culture of unity, inclusion and respect for biodiversity.  

2021 WHC Awards Announced at WHC Conservation Conference

SILVER SPRING, MD, JUNE 9, 2021 – Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) announced the winners of its 2021 WHC Awards during WHC Conservation Conference, held virtually on June 8-9. The WHC Awards honor excellence in corporate conservation; recipients include both national and international companies across a variety of industry sectors.  This year’s top awards, signifying leadership in conservation, […]

4 Ways that Noise Pollution Can Impact Wildlife (and 4 Ways to Help)

Since many animals rely on their sense of sound for survival, they are particularly vulnerable to the problems that noise pollution can cause. Learn about these impacts and how to help.

Together, WHC and The Earth Lab Will Cross New Frontiers

WHC is joining forces with The Earth Lab, a Mexico City-based consulting group that specializes in the development and third-party certification of environmental projects. The new partnership aims to supercharge the environmental work that both groups are already doing throughout the Americas.

Breaking the Cycle of Cicada Slander

It is time to look at this natural phenomenon as a feel good show and not a horror movie.

Raise a Glass to Wasps: 5 Reasons to Show Bugs Some Love This Valentine’s Day

We may not think of bugs as the most romantic of creatures, but they play a key role in the production of many traditional Valentine gifts.
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