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

Attracting Gender-Balanced Talent  |  March/April 2021
Josiane Bonneau, WHC
Utility Arborist Newsline

Episode 101 – Margaret O’Gorman – Why bicycling through countries is the BEST way to learn local culture
Make Meaning Podcast

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

Strategic Corporate Conservation Planning: A Guide to Meaningful Engagement
Margaret O’Gorman
Island Press

Engaging and Empowering People in Biodiversity Conservation: Lessons from Practice
Caroline Crowley, Kate Flood, Brian Caffrey, Brendan Dunford, Úna FitzPatrick, Jessica Hamilton and Margaret O’Gorman, WHC
Royal Irish Academy

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

Living with Wildlife
November 13, 2020  |  Online
Candace Stenzel, Conservation Specialist, WHC

EGLE Sustainability Series
November 10, 2020  |  Online
Robert Campbell, Senior Manager, WHC

AASA Annual Meeting
November 4, 2020  |  Online
Margaret O’Gorman, President, WHC and Sara Cook, Senior Manager, WHC

2020 Virtual Brownfields Conference
October 29, 2020  |  Online
Margaret O’Gorman, President, WHC

Making Cities More Livable with Trees
October 28, 2020  |  Online
Daniel Goldfarb, Senior Manager, WHC

The European SDG Summit
October 26-30, 2020  |  Online
Margaret O’Gorman, President, WHC

Suppliers Partnership for the Environment’s Q3 Membership Meeting
July 15, 2020  |  Online
Margaret O’Gorman, President, WHC

Covia World Environment Day
June 5, 2020  |  Online
Margaret O’Gorman, President, WHC

Climate Leadership Conference and Awards
March 5, 2020  |  Online
Margaret O’Gorman, President, WHC

Conference Board EHS Committee Meeting
February 12, 2020  |  Online
Margaret O’Gorman, President, WHC

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