wildlife habitat

Keeping Fireflies from Blinking Out for Good

Learn how to help these fascinating and beneficial creatures.

Joining Forces with USFWS to Save Monarch Butterflies in the Southeast

Learn how the Wildlife Habitat Council and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are working together to protect monarchs.

Habitat Design that Invites Exploration

One of the best ways to spread awareness of and interest in biodiversity conservation is to provide opportunities for people to enjoy wildlife and their habitats.

6 Tricks for Better Species Identification

Learning how to identify plants and animals, especially when you are first starting out with a conservation project, can be seem pretty daunting at first.

Caribou Who?

With the winter holidays fast approaching, I thought it would be fun to write about caribou, which most people know by their other name—reindeer.

Lawn to Woodland: Try This, You’ll Like It!

Large expanses of lawn have been a traditional staple for corporate grounds for years, but there is a new trend in corporate and private landscapes: Lawns are being replaced with woodlands. Changing corporate lawns over to woodland habitat can bring many environmental benefits, but is it right for your business? Can you change? The lawns-to-woodlands […]

The Soil is Alive!

This is the second in a series of blog posts about soil. We often think of soil as nothing more than “the dirt beneath your feet,” but soil is much more complex than that. There’s a whole other world of living creatures beneath our feet! Soils provide habitat for a rich, dynamic ecosystem for organisms ranging from […]

Pollinator Information at Lafarge North America’s Sun City Safety Day 2014

Lafarge North America’s Sun City Aggregates site in the Phoenix, Arizona metro area holds an annual Safety Day in recognition of its employees’ safety achievements. At this year’s event, held on November 7, 2014, a pollinator information booth and a safety quiz with pollinator conservation questions were incorporated into the event’s activities. Approximately 80 people […]

Providing Homes for Burrowing Owls

WHC member Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. recently partnered up with WHC’s Tucson office and the Arizona-based raptor rescue organization Wild at Heart to construct artificial burrows for rescued burrowing owls at Freeport’s Safford Operations facility. Freeport produced a video about this project and gave us permission to share it. You can watch the video […]

Partnerships and Technology: Keys to Success for Warm Springs Ponds Program

I recently participated in one of the monthly team meetings for the BP Warm Springs Ponds program. As the Director of Field Programs, I no longer get a chance to regularly interact with site-level teams and dive into the nuts and bolts of maintaining a program. Needless to say, I miss it. So you can […]
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