Education & Awareness

Wildlife Habitat Council Receives U.S. Forest Service Funding to Support Urban and Community Forestry Partnerships

SILVER SPRING, MD, September 8, 2020 – Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) was awarded a grant from the USDA Forest Service as part of its 2020 Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Cost Share Grant Program. This grant will fund WHC’s new initiative, Across Fence Lines: Connecting Corporate America to Communities through Public-Private Forestry Programs. The initiative […]

New White Paper Small Scales, Big Impacts

SILVER SPRING, MD, August 26, 2020 – Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) offers a new white paper available for download today, Small Scales, Big Impacts – How conservation makes positive impacts for biodiversity and community awareness despite limitations related to the amount of land, number of employees or the size of managed species. The white paper […]

Bats, Birds and Owls – A Conservation Conference Session Recap

One of the more popular breakout sessions at the 2018 Conservation Conference, Bats, Birds and Owls: Capturing Community Interest Through Species Management Programs, focused on the use of species projects as a pathway for community engagement. Presenters from Freeport-McMoRan and Waste Management shared their stories about using the preservation and management of an iconic local […]

What a Bat Monitor Can Teach Us About Inclusion

While we always support and advocate for the PhDs, the professors and the experts, we should never forget to empower and embrace the amateurs, the innovators and the tinkerers.

The Importance of Aligning Your Projects with Learning Standards

Find out why learning standards are so important and how you can ensure your conservation education activities align with these standards.

Hands-On Means Minds-On

At WHC, our model encourages the use of hands-on, minds-on learning whenever possible. This kind of active learning helps you engage more deeply with the information or skill at hand.

New White Paper Examines Opportunities for the Corporate Campus to Benefit Biodiversity, Employees and Communities

SILVER SPRING, MD, OCTOBER 19, 2016 – Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) announces a new white paper available for download today, Reimagining the Corporate Campus, Creating Impactful Outcomes that Benefit Biodiversity and Communities. The white paper is available for free at www.wildlifehc.org/whitepapers. The white paper demonstrates how new and existing corporate campuses can incorporate nature in their […]