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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 […]

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 […]

New White Paper Studies How Nature-Based Employee Engagement Offers Meaningful Opportunities for Employees to Participate in Conservation

SILVER SPRING, MD, JANUARY 21, 2020 – Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) offers a new white paper available for download today, Nature-Based Employee Engagement – Perspectives on Corporate Programs that Offer Meaningful Opportunities for Employees to Participate in Conservation. The white paper is available for free on our website. Employee engagement is an integral part of […]

2019 WHC Awards Presented at the WHC Conservation Conference

SILVER SPRING, MD, NOVEMBER 20, 2019 –  Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) announced the winners of its 2019 WHC Awards at the 2019 WHC Conservation Conference, held November 19-20 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

FCA US Joins Forces with WHC to Create Positive Conservation Outcomes | WHC now lists three of the top automakers in the world as members

SILVER SPRING, MD, AUGUST 15, 2017 – Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) announces FCA US LLC as its newest member, joining General Motors, Toyota and 80 other national and international companies who are committed to managing their lands to support sustainable ecosystems and the communities that surround them. Through WHC membership, FCA US will work with WHC […]
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