News and Press

Members of the media are welcome to contact us for interviews and comments related to corporate conservation. If you are not a member of the press, please email us or visit our contact page.

Media Contact:
Patricia Leidemer  | 240.247.0933

WHC senior leadership is available for interviews and presentations on a wide array of topics related to conservation and business including, but not limited to:

  • Biodiversity Crisis
  • Certification
  • Climate Change Adaptations
  • Community Engagement
  • Conservation on Corporate Lands
  • Corporate Citizenship
  • Corporate Reporting/Sustainability Reporting
  • Community Engagement
  • Education (Awareness, Training, STEM education)
  • Employee Engagement
  • Green Infrastructure
  • Habitats (Grasslands, Wetlands, Forests, Landscaped, Deserts, Caves)
  • Integrated Vegetation Management
  • Land Conservation Agreements
  • Remediation
  • Species (Bats, Birds, Endangered Species, Invasive Species, Mammals, Pollinators, Reptiles/Amphibians
  • SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)

See WHC bios

Speaker Contact:
Patricia Leidemer  | 240.247.0933

Wildlife Habitat Council grants CEMEX the Corporate Conservation Leadership Award 2020  |  10.09.20
World Cement

Workplace Reintegration: Nature Can Be Part of the Solution  |  Sept/Oct 2020
Josiane Bonneau, WHC
Utility Arborist Newsline

Meeting of the Minds  |  6.29.20
How Urban Industry Can Contribute Green Solutions for COVID-Related Health Disparities

Spotlight on the Environment: The State of Corporate Conservation  |  May/June 2020
Margaret O’Gorman, WHC President
Utility Arborist Newsline

Sourcing Matters | 3.16.20
Ep. 96: Margaret O’Gorman – Business for Climate

How using biodiversity indicators can improve conservation effectiveness  |  3.2.20
Colleen Beaty, WHC
GreenBiz

Viewpoints Radio | 3.1.20
The Role Of Companies In Protecting The Planet’s Biodiversity

How corporates can use their land for conservation and climate action  |  2.1.20
Margaret O’Gorman, WHC President
GreenBiz Reads

Book Excerpt: Strategic Corporate Conservation Planning  |  Feb 2020
Margaret O’Gorman, WHC President
Pyxera Global

Top Tips for Strategic Corporate Conservation  |  Jan/Feb 2020
Margaret O’Gorman, WHC President
National Stone, Sand & Gravel Review

Greenbiz 350 Podcast | 1.31.20
Episode 205: Cargill cultivates soil health, greening the Super Bowl

Mainstreaming Nature: 3 Simple Strategies  |  1.12.20
Margaret O’Gorman, WHC President
Corporate Eco Forum: Spotlight

GPBB Newsletter | Jan 2020
Headlines: Wildlife Habitat Council

Wisconsin Public Radio: The Morning Show  |  12.30.19
How Corporate Conservation Can Combat Climate Change

T&D World | 12.4.19
Best Practices at Trees and Utilities

Has climate change adaption also been on your mind?  |  Nov/Dec 2019
Josiane Bonneau, WHC
Utility Arborist Newsline

Greenbiz  |  10.22.19
Report Report: Blockchain, forests, sustainability goals and more

Washington Gardener  |  Oct 2019
Wildlife Habitat Conservation Expert Margaret O’Gorman

Koch Newsroom  |  10.3.19
The return of the monarchs: helping the iconic butterfly

CEF Weekly Briefing  |  9.30.19
“The Conservation Connection” WHC demonstrates how nature-based action on corporate land supports the Sustainable Development Goals.

Stone, Sand and Gravel Review  |  9.25.19
A Natural Pillar of the Community: How savvy companies are transforming their community engagement model for the benefit of company, community and conservation

Steel Times International  |  9.19.19
ArcelorMittal donates $45,000 to Wildlife Habitat Council

CGTN America Interview with WHC President Margaret O’Gorman |  8.22.19
A discussion about the rise of invasive species and its toll on global economy

Tracking and Measuring Biodiversity  |  Sept/Oct 2017
Josiane Bonneau, WHC
National Stone, Sand & Gravel Review

Environmental Stewardship  |  Mar/April 2017
Josiane Bonneau, WHC and Alex Brown, PECO
T&D World

Beyond Reliability: Integrated Vegetation Management   |  Mar/Apr 2017
Josiane Bonneau, WHC; Philip Charlton, Utility Arborist Association; John Goodfellow, BioCompliance; Ruth Stein, Right-of-Way Stewardship Council
Electric Perspectives Magazine

Crafting a New Standard  |  Issue 1, 2017
Colleen Beaty, WHC and Katie Jepson, BCI
Bat Conservation International

The Wildlife Habitat Council: Building Partnerships for Conservation in Montgomery County  |  11.13.14
Colleen Beaty
My Green Montgomery

Wildlife habitat enhancement: good for wellness, good for business  |  Jan/Feb 2012
Emily Voldstad, WHC and Katie Basiotis, WHC
International Council of Active Aging

Washington Post | June 27, 1991
11 MD Firms Treading Back to Nature

New York Times | March 19, 1989
Corporate Property – Where the Wild Things Are

Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in Vegetation Management
Josiane Bonneau, WHC and Sydney Mucha, WHC
Environmental Concerns in Rights-of-Way Management, 12th International Symposium, Utility Arborist Association

Potential conservation benefits for a voluntary corporate certification program
Emily Voldstad, WHC
Springer Link

Trees and Utilities National Conference
September 10-12, 2019 | Cincinnati, OH
Josiane Bonneau, Chief Operating Officer, WHC

24th Session of The Youth Assembly: New Horizons for Global Youth
August 8-10, 2019 | Washington, DC
Margaret O’Gorman, President, WHC

International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) 2019
June 10-14, 2019 | Brockport, NY
Rhiannon Ulatowski, Coordinator, Industrial Restoration, WHC

Environmental Leader & Energy Manager Conference (ELEMCON)
May 13-15, 2019 | Denver, CO
Margaret O’Gorman, President, WHC

Invasive Day at Praxair Burns Harbor
May 9, 2019 | Burns Harbor, IN
Daniel Goldfarb, Sr. Manager, Conservation Projects, WHC and Rhiannon Ulatowski, Coordinator, Industrial Restoration, WHC

Urban Forestry Planting at the Port of Indiana
May 2, 2019 | Burns Harbor, IN
Daniel Goldfarb, Sr. Manager, Conservation Projects, WHC and Rhiannon Ulatowski, Coordinator, Industrial Restoration, WHC

Arizona Mining Association Lands Committee May Meeting
May 1, 2019 | Phoenix, AZ
Margaret O’Gorman, President, WHC

2019 AGA Operations Conference & Biennial Exhibition & Spring Committee Meetings
April 29-May 3, 2019 | Nashville, TN
Josiane Bonneau, Sr. Director, Conservation Strategy & Planning, WHC

Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival
April 25-28, 2019 | Cottonwood, AZ
Joel Merriman, Conservation Specialist II, WHC

Urban Forestry Planting at NiSource Headquarters
April 24, 2019 | Merrillville, IN
Daniel Goldfarb, Sr. Manager, Conservation Projects, WHC and Rhiannon Ulatowski, Coordinator, Industrial Restoration, WHC

Suppliers Partnership for the Environment 2019 2Q Meeting
April 23-24, 2019 | Indianapolis, IN
Sara Cook, Manager, Conservation Planning, WHC

WILD About Insects
April 23, 2019 | Online Webinar
Thelma Redick, Sr. Director, Conservation Content and Partnerships, WHC

Earthstock 2019
April 17, 2019 | Stony Brook, NY
Melissa Scheiber, Coordinator, Conservation Content and Partnerships, WHC

2019 Responsible Care & Sustainability Conference & Expo
April 14-17, 2019 | Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Margaret O’Gorman, President, WHC  Bio

National Hydropower Association’s Waterpower Week in Washington
April 1-3, 2019 | Washington, DC
Josiane Bonneau, Sr. Director, Conservation Strategy & Planning, WHC

Chicago Bar Association Environmental Law Committee “Neighborhood as a Habitat”
March 21, 2019 | Chicago, IL
Daniel Goldfarb, Sr. Manager, Conservation Projects, WHC

Sustainable Urban Forestry Coalition – Annual Meeting
March 6, 2019 | Washington, DC
Daniel Goldfarb, Sr. Manager, Conservation Projects, WHC
Rhiannon Ulatowski, Coordinator, Industrial Restoration, WHC

The National Biodiversity Conference
February 20-21, 2019 | Dublin, Ireland
Margaret O’Gorman, President, WHC