Blogs

Guest Blog: Save a Bat, Plant an Agave

Migrating long-nosed bats and their reliance on agave and columnar cacti is akin in scale and connectedness to monarchs and milkweed. They need it to survive. Léalo en español

The Alarm is Sounding for Nature. Who Will Take the Lead in Materiality, Mainstreaming and Action?

Consumption and land use patterns have created a grave unraveling of the web of life.

Margaret O’Gorman Named to the Environmental Leader and Energy Manager 2019 Environment + Energy 100

SILVER SPRING, MD, MAY 14, 2019 – Margaret O’Gorman, President of the Wildlife Habitat Council has been named to the Environment + Energy Leader 100 by Environmental Leader and Energy Manager. The Environment and Energy Leader 100 (E + E 100) is an annual program developed and run by Environmental Leader and Energy Manager Today […]

Let’s Go Outside! The Benefits of Learning in the Outdoors

Learn how you can harness kids natural enthusiasm for being outdoors with engaging, hands-on lessons based in your local habitat.

A Magic Wand for Sustainable Improvements? The Tax Cut and Jobs Act as a Conservation Support – A Conservation Conference Recap

At the heart of our mission, WHC empowers companies to manage habitat on their lands. One of the ways in which we do so is though the sharing of technical knowledge and strategic advice, enabling businesses make the right decisions for their company, employees and the communities they work in. At the 2018 Conservation Conference, […]

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 […]

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 […]

What Will Your Role Be? – A Conservation Conference Recap

During last month’s 2018 WHC Conservation Conference, WHC President Margaret O’Gorman ended her opening remarks by asking the audience, What will your role be?

Freeport-McMoRan: Bat Heroes of the Southwest

In the deserts of Arizona, one of the three pollinating bat species in the United States—the lesser long-nosed bat—got a boost to its habitat during Bat Week 2018 with the help of Freeport-McMoRan and its conservation partners.

Corporations Recognized for Conservation Excellence at 2018 WHC Awards

SILVER SPRING, MD, NOVEMBER 19, 2018 – Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) announced the winners of its 2018 WHC Awards at the WHC Conservation Conference, held November 13-14 in Baltimore. 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 […]
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