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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spotlight on the Environment: The State of Corporate Conservation (p.12-13)
Margaret O’Gorman, WHC President
Utility Arborist Newsline

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

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

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

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

Top Tips for Strategic Corporate Conservation
Margaret O’Gorman, WHC President
National Stone, Sand & Gravel Review

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

Has climate change adaption also been on your mind?
Josiane Bonneau, WHC
Utility Arborist Newsline

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

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

Tracking and Measuring Biodiversity
Josiane Bonneau, WHC
National Stone, Sand & Gravel Review

Beyond Reliability: Integrated Vegetation Management 
Josiane Bonneau, WHC and Philip Charlton, John Goodfellow and Ruth Stein
Electric Perspectives Magazine

Environmental Stewarship
Josiane Bonneau, WHC
T&D World

Crafting a New Standard
Colleen Beaty, WHC and Katie Jepson
Bat Conservation International

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

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