Blogs

It’s Time to Invest in Nature-Based Solutions to Solve the Biodiversity and Climate Crises

The importance of private sector engagement in NbS and NCS for both climate mitigation/adaptation and biodiversity uplift.

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 […]

10 Amazing Pollinators You Might Not Know About

Pollinators are much more than just bees, hummingbirds and butterflies. Discover 10 of the less commonly known pollinating species around the world.

What’s next for nature?

From the World Economic Forum in Davos to the Convention for Biological Diversity's COP15 in China, 2020 was meant to be the Super Year for Nature, sending us into 2021 with renewed vigor for our work. But nature had other ideas.

New White Paper Studies How Native Grasslands Mitigate Climate Change, Provide Habitat for Species at Risk and Improve Biodiversity

SILVER SPRING, MD, MAY 5, 2020 – Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) offers a new white paper available for download today, Native Grasslands Conservation – From small roadsides to vast landscapes, grassland habitats benefit corporate biodiversity and sustainability goals. The white paper is available for free on our website. Grasslands are one of the most common […]

Matching Gifts Offer Additional Support for WHC from Member Companies

SILVER SPRING, MD, MAY 4, 2020 – Member contributions are vital to our mission. These donations fund educational opportunities such as the WHC Webinar Series, in-person and virtual events, conservation support for WHC member companies, as well as WHC operating expenses. In addition to their company’s general support, the following organizations have matched individual employee gifts […]

Can the Private Sector Make it a Super Year for Nature?

Now that the dust has settled from this explosive start to what is being billed as a super year for nature, where do we stand? Has anything changed?

The Role of Sustainability Reporting in Corporate Conservation – A Conservation Conference Recap

Sustainability reporting is still a topic that often gets mired in corporate-speak and isn’t directly connected with employees, stakeholders and customers. That’s why at our 2019 WHC Conservation Conference, we decided to host a panel on the subject, and identify areas where companies can grow and improve.

Using Biodiversity Indicators for Effective Conservation

NatureServe's Mike Gill shares the importance of biodiversity indicators and how companies can use these indicators to guide decision-making about their own conservation initiatives.
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